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IRCTC Rail Ticket Booking: Want A Confirmed Train Ticket? Follow These Tips

New Delhi: Availing railway ticket(s) during peak travel seasons looks easy but it isn’t. When chances slip during normal booking of train tickets, travelers pin their hopes on Tatkal ticket-booking. Passengers can book Tatkal tickets a day before the journey; while the time slot for AC class ticket-booking is fixed at 10 am, those seeking […]

Railways Launches 7 Academic Programs To Create Best Skill Sets In Infra Management
Railways Launches 7 Academic Programs To Create Best Skill Sets In Infra Management

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), Vadodra has launched 7 new programmes on Thursday. The new programmes include two B. Tech UG Programmes, two MBA and three MSc Programmes on core applied sector. The 2 B Tech Programs are focused on Rail Infrastructure, Rail Systems and Communications Engg, while the MBA programs […]

Railways To Run Special Train Between Bhubaneswar & Bangalore From Next Week

Bhubaneswar: With the suspension of regular passenger train services still in force, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run Bhubaneswar-Bangalore-Bhubaneswar Special train from Bhubaneswar with effect from October 12, 2020, and from Bangalore from October 13, 2020, to facilitate the movement of passengers. As per sources, 08463 Bhubaneswar-Bangalore Special Train will leave Bhubaneswar at […]

COVID19 Lockdown: ECoR Continues Delivery Of Essential Goods In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as the country is completely under lockdown due to outbreak of novel coronavirus (N-CoV), Indian Railways has uninterruptedly continued its freight and parcel services to ensure availability of essential commodities across States. Be it food grains, petroleum products, coal, fruits and vegetables, milk, edible oil, sugar, salt or any other essential item, the Railways […]

Fighting COVID-19: Railways to modify 20000 coaches which can accommodate 3.2 lakh isolation beds

20000 coaches to accommodate 3.2 lakh possible isolation beds for COVID-19 patients Isolation coaches to be equipped with all necessary facilities Initially, 5000 coaches being prepared to accommodate up to 80000 beds As part of COVID-19 preparedness, Indian Railways has decided to modify 20000 coaches into quarantine/ isolation coaches to augment the quarantine facilities being […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown: ECoR to run parcel trains for transporting essential commodities

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has offered to run parcel trains for the transportation of essential commodities. Transportation of essential items (medical supplies, medical equipment, food items etc) is going to be very important during the lockdown period in […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railway begins thermal screening of passengers in running trains

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: With the Covid-19 cases crossing the 110 mark, the Indian Railways have started screening passengers in running trains. According to an official of Railway Ministry, the national transporter officials have started the screening of passengers inside the trains in Thiruvananthapuram with the help of the Kerala government. The official said that the work […]

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Positive News For Railway Employees As Medical Benefits Likely To Be Extended!

New Delhi: The Railways on Monday told the Delhi High Court it was “actively considering” the grievance raised in a PIL regarding restriction in medical benefits to adopted children of its employees and a “positive” direction was expected to be taken to address the issue. The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice […]

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Railway Issues Big Clarification On Reservation In Group D Or Level 1 Vacancies

New Delhi: When disabled candidates (‘Divyangjans’) staged a sit-in at Mandi House in Delhi over some issues for Level-1 jobs in the Indian Railways for Divyangajans, the Ministry of Railways clarified that as far as Divyangjan candidates are concerned, Railways have ensured that notification of the required number of reserved vacancies, conduct of the entire […]

Rlys Renames RPF As Indian Railway Protection Force Service

New Delhi: The Railways has renamed its security force RPF (Railway Protection Force) as Indian Railway Protection Force Service. The ministry has accorded organised Group A status to RPF and renamed it, according to an order issued on Monday. “Consequent upon grant of organized group A status (OGAS) to RPF in the light of Cabinet […]

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Odisha-Bound Trains & Via Odisha Express Trains Cancelled Due To Anti-CAA Protests

Bhubaneswar: In view of the ongoing agitation at different railway stations in Howrah-Kharagpur Railway Section on Monday against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, as many as 17 Odisha-bound trains and others travelling via Odisha have been cancelled or partially cancelled. Here’s the List of Cancelled Trains From Howrah: 22201 Sealdah-Puri Express from […]

Green Laws Must For Railway Stations: NGT

New Delhi: Railway stations across the country are required to obtain necessary environmental permissions as several polluting activities take place there, the National Green Tribunal has said. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said there can be no dispute about the proposition that the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 also applies to […]

Howrah-Ahmedabad Express Develops Snag, Halted At Rourkela

Rourkela: A major mishap was averted because of alert railway officials when they noticed a malfunction in one of the coaches of the Howrah-Ahmedabad Superfast Express at Rourkela Railway Station on Wednesday morning. As per reports, Howrah-Ahmedabad 12834 Up Superfast Express left Howrah junction at 11:55 PM last night and reached Rourkela this morning at […]

IRCTC Alert: Meal Prices Hiked In Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto Trains!

New Delhi: In a major development, the Railway Board has decided to hike price of meals on board Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains, resulting in slight hike in their fares, according to a government order. According to the new order, in first class AC and executive class, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, […]

Bogies Detached From Puri-Shiridi Express near Delang

Bhubaneswar: Two bogies of the Puri-Shiridi Express detached from the engine near Delang railway station in Odisha, a railway official said on Tuesday. All the passengers were safe but the incident delayed the train by an hour, he said. The detachment took place few minutes after the train had left Jatni Station at 10 PM […]

Odisha's SK Mohanty Appointed New GM Of SER

Kolkata: Indian Railway Traffic Service cadre officer Sanjay Kumar Mohanty has been appointed as the general manager of South Eastern Railway, an official said here on Thursday. Mohanty was earlier posted as principal executive director of Railway Board, SER spokesman Sanjay Ghosh said. The newly appointed SER general manager is an alumnus of Delhi School […]

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Railway's New Initiative To Tackle Stone Pelting On Trains

Bhubaneswar: Following the reports of stone pelting on trains, the Railway has braced up to make people aware, especially children and youth living near railway tracks who sometimes indulge in stone pelting on the trains, of its consequences. In a release by the national transporter, sometimes people indulge in stone pelting on trains as a […]

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IRCTC Festival Bonanza For Travellers: Grab The Cheapest Package With Best Offers

How eager and excited are you for a memorable trip? Odisha is a fascinating destination that guarantees splendid tour experience with its classical monuments and enchanting landscapes. If you are planning a trip in the near future, here’s some good news as the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with an […]

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IRCTC Ticket Booking: Good News For Passengers, Unauthorised Services Finally Authorised

New Delhi: Popular e-ticketing website and app, RailYatri, has now been authorised by the IRCTC to continue its ticket booking services, months after the Delhi High Court termed the services “unauthorised”. The court had in April this year ruled that the businesses and operation of the website and mobile application RailYatri were unauthorised. Dismissing the […]

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Rath Yatra 2019: ECoR Launches Mobile App For Benefit Of Passengers

Bhubaneswar/Puri: With an aim to provide information electronically and promote Digital India, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rath Yatra Mobile App ‘ECOR YATRA’ for the benefit of the passengers especially the devotees coming to witness the world famous car fest-2019 at Puri. The information was provided by Ajoy Behera, Chief Commercial Manager of the […]

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Railway Initiative For Rath Yatra! Here's ECoR's Special Appeal To All Passengers

To be extra careful in overcrowded Trains Manpower mobilisation done for smooth running of Trains & Crowd Management Use UTS Mobile App to book journey Ticket by avoiding rush at Counters Rath Yatra Mobile App ECOR Yatra to get Railway information & facilities Ahead of the world famous annual Rath Yatra in Puri, East Coast […]

Indian Railways: The 'Life Line' went extra mile to Save 3-year-old boy on board

Bhubaneswar: Living up to their tagline ‘Lifeline of the Nation’, Indian Railways, the largest public transporter of the country, successfully kept the lifeline of a three year old child unbroken during his train journey on a fateful May day. The railways left no stone unturned in going an unbelievable extra mile to save the child […]

IRCTC Alert: Railway Announces Summer Special Trains For May, June, July; Check List Here

New Delhi: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers and provide a comfortable journey to the commuters during the Summer Season 2019, the Indian Railways has decided to run several Summer Special Trains. For the convenience of rail passengers, the Northern Railway in association with other Zonal Railways has released a list of […]

Bengaluru-bound Humsafar express derails in Assam

Agartala: Two wheels of Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar Express derailed on Tuesday in southern Assam bordering Tripura, an official said. “Two wheels of Agartala-Bengaluru Hamsafar express derailed at Margram under Karimganj district of Southern Assam today (Tuesday) morning. Accident relief train has reached the site from Badarpur (in Southern Assam). There is no casualty,” said Northeast Frontier Railway […]

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Railway Jobs 2019: New Vacancy Announcement, Salary As Per 7th Pay Matrix

The Northeast Frontier Railway has released a recruitment notification for the positions of Investigating Inspector. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before deadline. The last date to apply for the positions is March 15, 2019. Railway Jobs 2019 vacancy Detail Name of Post: Investigating Inspector Total No of Posts: 28 Education Qualification […]