In anticipation of heavy fog conditions, the Indian Railways has decided to cancel services of more than 50 trains for a period of three months between December 2022 and February-March 2023.
The Indian Railways has decided to disband the recently launched AC-3 Economy (3E) class in trains.
As per the flexibility, there will be an option to include the items of regional cuisines/preferences, seasonal delicacies, requirement during festivals, food items as per the preferences of a different group of passengers such as diabetic food, baby food, healthy food options including millet based local products.
While the application submission process began on October 7, the last date to apply is October 25, 2022
Passengers can pre-order meals of their choice at the time of booking of e-ticket or while travelling on train using App/Call Centre/website/by calling 1323.
Candidates passed out in the Academic Years 2021 and 2022 are only eligible to apply for the walk-in set to be held this month
Applications for the IRCTC recruitment can be submitted on or before August 10.
As per the announcement, the passengers can now book a maximum of 12 tickets instead of six tickets in a month through a user ID which is not Aadhaar linked.
Though the Railways has come up with several initiatives to increase the travel experience by improving the facilities and infrastructure, it has now come up with an advisory asking people not to carry ‘extra luggage.’
The journey would take 18 days on an 8,000 km long circuit which will kick-start from Delhi.
The drive was launched ahead of the rise in demand for reserved train tickets due to resumption of long distance train services in the country in post-pandemic period.
As per reports, cooked meals on all trains of Indian Railways will be resumed by February 14, 2022. It is pertinent to mention here that the cooked meal service was stopped owing to Covid-19 restrictions since March 2020.
The IRCTC runs the Vande Bharat Express which travels from Delhi to Katra. It will be certified as 'sattvik'.
Shares of IRCTC on Friday tanked nearly 10 per cent in opening trade to Rs 822.40 apiece.
Out of the total 261 Ganapati special trains, the Central Railways will operate 201 trains, 42 trains by Western Railway while the Konkan Rail Corporation Limited (KRCL) will run 18 Ganapati special trains.