PM Modi virtually flags off nine Vande Bharat Express trains connecting 11 states.Odisha's second Vande Bharat train between Puri and Rourkela was also flagged off on the occasion.
Under the Section 124 of Railways Act, in case of death due to a train accident earlier Rs 50,000 was liable to be paid by the railway administration.
The board has clarified that no ex-gratia relief would be admissible to road users "in case of accident at unmanned level crossing, trespassers, persons electrocuted by OHE (Over Head Equipment)."
The first Vande Bharat train running between New Delhi-Varanasi was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019.
It uses a fibre optic based acoustic system working on the principle of dialysis scattering phenomenon to sense the real time presence of elephants on the track.
The Central Government on Thursday appointed Jaya Verma Sinha as the CEO and Chairperson of the Railway Board. The move is historic and has certainly broken the glass ceiling as Sinha is the first woman ever to hold this esteemed position in the history of Indian Railways. She assumed charge of the office on Friday morning. Watch the video to know more about her career spanning over 35 years.
At present, several trains to and from Bhubaneswar station are cancelled due to the ongoing works for the third line between Mancheswar and Bhubaneswar. Several trains are operating from Bhubaneswar New Station and Khordha Road.
Minister for Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday announced that second Vandhe Bharat Express will soon roll in Odisha.The new Vande Bharat Express is scheduled to run from Rourkela to Bhubaneswar and will cover several districts.
While addressing the gathering, Vaishnaw announced that second Vandhe Bharat Express will roll soon in the state. The Vande Bharat Express is scheduled to run from Rourkela to Bhubaneswar.
The Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras will be set up at 50 stations under a pilot project, including one in Odisha (Khordha Road).
“Around 1300 major railway stations in India will now be developed as Amrit Bharat Railway Station. They will be re-developed in a modern way. Of these, work on the redevelopment of 508 Amrit Bharat Railway Stations begins today,” said Modi.
As per initial reports, the technical snag was noticed at around 5:45 am on Sunday. This caused severe inconvenience to passengers as they have been stranded for the past two hours at the station
Facing questions over the passenger safety in wake of the triple train accident in Odisha’s Balasore last month in which 293 passengers died, the government on Friday told Parliament that from 2017-18 to 2021-22
The facility will be available at 50-plus locations across the country. The economy meals will be provided only near GS coaches at platforms of selected stations for the benefit of General class passengers, informed the Indian Railways.
There is a station in Jharsuguda district that has the smallest name containing two letters only.
While there has been no official confirmation, some sources said the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) informed in its report that the accident occurred due to human error on the part of on-duty officials in the Signalling and Telecom Department as well as the Traffic Department.
IRCTC's Tatkal booking scheme allows last-minute train bookings with additional fees. Book in advance, use multiple devices, and be patient to increase chances of getting confirmed tickets.
Because of a railway staffer’s presence of mind and quickness, the near possible train mishap was avoided at Manjuri Road station under Bhandaripokhari police limits in Bhadrak district yesterday.
How Coromandel switched tracks leading to a deadly mishap – Here’s a graphical representation video explaining the chilling moments.
During her visit to the train mishap site in Balasore's Bahanaga, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee was seen engaging in war of words with Union Railway Vaishnaw over the death toll in the accident.