Tag: Indian Railway

Railways Recruitment 2018: Group C & Group D Vacancies! Apply Now

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The year 2018 has come with a good news for the candidates desperately awaiting a government job and get employed in the railway sector, as the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has published a recruitment notification to fill up various vacancies for Group-C and Group-D posts under Indian Railway Recruitment 2018. Interested and eligible candidates should apply […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Freakish! Wheel on Gorakhpur-Yesvantpur Express breaks into two

Nagpur: In a freak incident, a wheel of the speeding Gorakhpur-Yesvantpur Express broke into two pieces near here on Tuesday morning but alert railway staff averted any tragedy, officials said. The incident came to light after some unusual sounds emanated from the wheels and the driver stopped the train, but by then, it had already […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Railways Recruitment 2018: Exam is competitive & transparent, says Minister

New Delhi: After students demanding jobs blocked movement of local trains in Mumbai, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the recruitment policy of the Indian Railways was “competitive and transparent” in line with Supreme Court guidelines. The protesting students who have passed the Railway Act Apprentice exam were demanding removal of 20 per cent […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Indian Railways plans to run special 'Pravasi Bharti' trains

New Delhi: In yet another initiative, the Indian Railways has firmed up plans to run special ‘Pravasi Bharti’ trains between Allahabad and Delhi to ferry delegates of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Kumbh Mela in time for the Republic Day event in the national capital, sources said. Railways will convert all third AC coaches […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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IRCTC Railways to offer non-veg food in trains even on Gandhi Jayanti

New Delhi: After drawing flak over plans to serve only vegetarian food on October 2, Indian Railways has decided not to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary as ‘Vegetarian Day’. In an order sent to the IRCTC, the national carrier’s catering arm, the Railway Board has instructed that the option of non-vegetarian food be made available […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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IRCTC: Railway brings in new technology to quench passengers' thirst

New Delhi: State-of-the-art water ATMs are now available at more than 100 railway stations across the country, supplying purified water to passengers at low cost, a railway official said today. The Indian Railway Tourism and Catering Corporation (IRCTC) had tied up with water technology venture, Swajal, last year for the installation of such water ATMs. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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IRCTC: Ticketless travellers beware as Railway plans crackdown from tomorrow

New Delhi: After a drive to catch passengers carting excess baggage, the railways has now decided to go after ticketless travellers from June 8 to June 22, the Railway Board said today. A report on the exercise will have to be submitted by the zones by June 23, a letter issued by the board to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Now, avail railway tickets in Malayalam

Thiruvananthapuram: Rail passengers in Kerala can now have tickets printed in their local language — Malayalam — thanks to a people-friendly initiative of the Southern Railway (SR). With an aim to popularise Railways and help those who find it difficult to read ticket details in English or Hindi, Southern Railway has launched an initiative to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Railway Job Aspirants! Don't fall prey to unauthorised institutions

Bhubaneswar/Coimbatore: Southern Railway’s salem division has warned the public and job aspirants not to fall prey to claims of some unauthorised institutions running ‘safety training courses’, for assured railway employment. A release from the division said it had come to their notice that these institutions were enrolling students and reportedly collecting hefty sums from them […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
ECoR emerges largest freight loading railway zone in 2015-16

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) has emerged as the largest freight loading railway zone of Indian Railways in 2015-16. ECoR loaded 173.49 million tonnes of freight compared to 161.91 million tonnes achieved in the corresponding period previous year and registered an increase of 7.1 per cent, its officials said. On the earnings side, ECoR earned […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Railways' New Year Gift! Avail Train Tickets At Much Cheaper Rates From March 15

New Delhi: In what could be a special gift for the lakhs of railway passengers this New Year, the Indian Railways has decided to completely remove flexi fares from trains with less than 50 per cent occupancy. The reduction of Flexi Fares is going to benefit both the passengers that can now avail tickets at […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Railways’ Huge Announcement! Now Avail Up To 75% Discount On Train Tickets

New Delhi: The Indian Railways offers concessions on ticket prices to 53 different categories, ranging from 10-100 per cent. While students going to their hometown or educational tours can avail a concession of 50 per cent in second and sleeper class, students hailing from Scheduled Tribes can avail a concession of 75 per cent. Similarly, […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways Comes Up With New Year Gift! New Facility For Train Passengers

Just ahead of the new year, the Railway Ministry has come up with yet another initiative for its passengers. Rail Minister Piyush Goyal stated that Railways is set to increase the combined reservation quota of lower births in trains for senior citizens and all the female passengers that are 45 years of age and above […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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IRCTC: New Guidelines for passengers booking train tickets

Railway passengers should be aware that booking of Railway reserved tickets through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) mobile app can be made using various payment modes enabled by Government or private banks through Multiple Payment Providers. At present, there are five Multiple Payment Providers integrated on IRCTC mobile app. The Government payment gateways […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways' two big announcements to bring a smile on passenger's face!

Good news for the rail enthusiasts as the Indian Railways is set for the tourist season with two big announcements. Now not only destinations will look good, but the journey itself would be luxurious. In such an initiative, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Indian Railways has decided to open their famed saloon cars to […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021