The Indian Railways has decided to have a private public relations professionals team that will drive the publicity campaign for the Railway body. The PR team will initiate publicity not only at the Union ministry but also for each of its zones.
Indian Railways withdraws proposal to introduce head and foot massage services: After its recent proposal to introduce head, neck and foot massage services in trains drawing criticism, the Western Railways zone has decided to withdraw the proposal.
The Bhaupur-Khurja section of Indian Railways’ ambitious Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor in Uttar Pradesh is all set to be opened by November, thereby reducing pressure on the very busy Kanpur-New Delhi stretch of the Northern Railways, Rail Analysis has reported.
Indian Railways new Operation Thunder! Indian Railways takes big step to curb illegal ticket bookings. As this is the peak season for Indian Railways passengers to book tickets due to summer vacations, it came to railways’ notice that many anti-social elements were misusing the facility of e-ticketing, tatkal booking, etc.
Rani Chennamma Express set for a swanky upgrade! Under Indian Railways’ ambitious Project Utkrisht, the South Western Railway zone is upgrading the rakes of more than 20 trains. Also, the colours of the coaches of these trains are being changed.
IRCTC Buddhist Circuit tourist train: This Indian railways tourism package offers a luxurious comfortable journey! According to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, with its exquisite setting and wonderful services, the Buddhist Circuit tourist train ensures that passengers travel in absolute comfort.
Cyclone Vayu: If you are planning to travel today or shortly in the coming week by trains, it is advisable to first check the list of cancelled and shortly terminated train services with Indian Railways, as the status of several train services has been affected due to Cyclone Vayu.
The railways’ plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore MP Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is against Indian culture to offer such services in the presence of women.
Indian Railways to get major electrification boost! In a bid to upgrade Indian Railways’ electrification, haulage capabilities, Siemens has built a 9000 HP propulsion system. Under Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, the equipment has been completely designed, built and manufactured in the country.
As severe cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ advances towards the Gujarat coast, the Western Railway has cancelled several trains for three days- from June 12 to June 14. According to a tweet by Western Railways, all passenger and Mail/Express trains to Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham stations