Indian Railways passengers, commoners can now book tickets for visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. In a joint initiative by the national transporter and Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust, help-desks are being opened at Varanasi Junction Railway Station, also known as Varanasi Cantt Railway Station (BSB).
Indian Railways is gathering speed. At a high-level meeting on December 8-9, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal asked railway bureaucrats to prepare a plan for introducing around 150 new routes – covered by premier trains such as Duronto, Tejas and Rajdhani Express – that will be run by private operators.
Indian Railways on a LHB coach production spree! ICF exceeds last financial year’s number in just 8 months
Indian Railways on a modern coach production spree! The national transporter’s Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai has created a record by manufacturing 2,222 LHB coaches in just 8 months and 11 days in the ongoing financial year.
Ahead of Irish rock band U2`s first ever concert in India, BookMyShow has collaborated with the Indian Railways to launch a special chartered suburban train service in Mumbai on December 15.
Indian Railways plans big to reduce its electricity bill; to save Rs 121 crore yearly due to this step
Indian Railways takes step to reduce its electricity bill and minimize operating cost! In a bid to reduce the cost of electricity for traction, the national transporter has commenced flow of additional 50 MW power (a total of 100 MW power)
Indian Railways has registered a decline in train accidents from last year. In a written reply to a query in Lok Sabha, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has stated that safety is accorded the highest priority by the national transporter and all possible steps are undertaken on a continuous basis to prevent rail accidents
ISRO-enabled GPS system helps Indian Railways improve efficiency! Indian Railways’ Real-time Train Information System (RTIS) project is being executed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Indian Railways official: Corporatisation of railway production units will succeed only if Centre buys trains from them, not resort to imports
Corporatisation of railway production units would succeed only if the government buys the trains from them and not resort to imports at least for initial couple of years, said a senior official of Indian Railways.
Over 1,200 Indian Railways stations to be modernised under Adarsh scheme, environment-friendly steps taken
In the same period last year, Colombia produced 22.2 million tonnes. In full-year 2017, the Latin American nation produced 89.4 million tonnes, slightly below 2016 when output was 90.5 million tonnes.
IRCTC menu for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto & Mail/Express Indian Railways trains revised; see full list here
Indian Railways passengers take note! Enjoy lip-smacking delicacies during your train journey as Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has revised the menu for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and Mail/Express trains.