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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 […]

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A Battle With Indian Railways' IRCTC for Cancelled Ticket's Refund

Jaipur: After two years of arduous attempts, a Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as refund from the Indian Railways which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST. The ticket was booked in April 2017, before the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), […]

Cyclone Fani: 103 Trains Will Not Run From May 2, Notice For Rail Passengers

Bhubaneswar: Following a high-level meeting, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has issued an advisory to cancel or regulate trains which might get affected due to Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ which is expected to make a landfall in Odisha. Reportedly, 103 trains have been cancelled in the first phase for Fani, while two have been diverted. According […]

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IRCTC Brings Major Relief For Railway Passengers, All You Need To Know

New Delhi: Did you ever get the feeling that Indian Railways and IRCTC are looting the passengers in the name of cancellation fees? Many of the travellers complained “Why should we pay cancellation fee for no fault at all”. If you are one among them, you will now definitely change the way you look at […]

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IRCTC Alert: Railways Big Steps for Train Passengers' Convenience

The Indian Railways and its catering arm, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have been constantly striving and coming up with new ideas for the convenience of passengers and to provide them safety and security while travelling. The Indian Railways allows passengers to reserve seats, berths, compartments, and carriages as per the rules and […]

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Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express

Attari: Authorities in Pakistan have suspended the Samjhauta Express between India and Pakistan in view of rising tensions between the countries. The train, which was to leave Lahore for Attari in India early on Thursday, was cancelled and did not arrive here, security officials said. Passengers who were to travel to India were told they […]

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Indian Railways' New 'Dashboard' Facility For Train Passengers

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday launched a dashboard for passengers to keep track of train punctuality as well as other such information from anywhere in the country. The ‘eDrishti’ dashboard has been developed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) and can be accessed at www.raildrishti.cris.org.in. Launching the dashboard, Goyal said […]

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IRCTC Alert: New Norm for Railway Passengers; Must Know Before Boarding Train

New Delhi: The Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned for the convenience of passengers along with their safety and security. Adding to the slew of its steps in this regard, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Friday introduced on-the-spot billing generation for payment of food items on-board trains. This enables passengers […]

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Indian Railways official accused of misbehaving with staff

New Delhi: A major ruckus broke out at the New Delhi railway station when the chairman of the Passenger Services Committee visited the station for an inspection. The station staff accused the chairman, Ramesh Chandra Ratan, of misbehaving with them. Ratan entered the station director’s room and allegedly threatened him, sources said. However, there is […]

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Railway adopts new 'barter system-like policy' for ads on trains

New Delhi: In a reminiscent to the barter system, the railways has devised a first-of-its-kind policy to allow companies to advertise on trains in lieu of their goods and services for passengers on board. So, don’t be surprised if you see advertisements of a soap brand on a train and find the same being provided […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

Railways to use video analytics, other tech at stations during Kumbh

Allahabad: Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains. IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for the […]

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Railways Issues Series Of Warnings For Passengers! Follow Or Else Pay Hefty Penalty

Despite repeated warnings issued by the Indian Railways, passengers are seen disobeying the orders. Finding a new way to stop this, the Railways has decided to impose hefty fines along with a jail term, which may be extend up to six months. Here are a few precautions to ensure safety of rail users and public: […]

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Indian Railways' Notice For Train Passengers; Know The Facilities

New Delhi: Ministry of Railways is always concerned over the safety of railway passengers during their journey and even at the stations. In a notice, the Ministry stated that it is providing the First Aid emergency care and medical facilities at all Railway Stations and in all passenger carrying trains for which Medical Boxes containing […]

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Indian Railways to penalise passengers now; 6 months jail term and more punishment

New Delhi: The Railways has said that it would initiate stringent action against those passengers violating rules which may subject to a penalty of imprisonment up to six months or fine up to Rs 1000 or both. In a tweet posted by the Western Railways, it was mentioned that under Section 147 of Railways Act, […]

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IRCTC: New ways to check Indian Railways PNR status update

Railway passengers often go through the IRCTC website to check their PNR status or the passenger name record and often face issues with log in and others due to pressure on the server. So, now the passengers of the national carrier can check their PNR status on a different website. Yes, you have read it […]

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Man climbs atop electric tower at railway station; rescued

Berhampur: A young man who climbed on an electric tower at the Berhampur railway station early this morning creating chaos among the onlookers was successfully rescued by the railway authorities. As per reports, a few passengers first spotted the man atop the high-tension tower and alerted the authorities who immediately rushed to the spot and […]

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Women safety in Trains: Govt rejects emergency button proposal

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The ministry of women and child development on Friday found itself on the back seat after the minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain denied the proposal of the former to provide emergency push buttons in the washroom of trains as an additional measure for women’s safety. Gohain today told the Rajya Sabha […]

IRCTC: Booking train tickets? Here's how much concession Railway is gifting

At a time when the Indian Railways has given its passengers a lot of benefits, it has not let down the hopes of the commuters sink when it comes to availing concession while booking train tickets. Scroll to see the details of concession before you book a ticket: Concession is granted only on basic fare […]

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IRCTC launches new payment mode for booking train tickets! Get Details Here

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) is all set to launch its own payment Agreegator IRCTC-iPay. In a recent tweet shared by IRCTC, it stated that IRCTC-iPay will be available on the official website by August 18 as PCI-DSS security certificate has been granted to IRCTC. The new feature IRCTC iPay […]

Indian Railways cancels trains till July 26! Check list of trains before booking tickets

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In order to improve the infrastructure of the Indian Railways, as many as 30 trains have been cancelled on different routes for a period of 42 days. As per sources, the traffic block has been imposed from June 15 to July 26 next month on the Lucknow Division due to construction at Varanasi […]

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Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway to be twinned with rail line

  Mumbai: Indian Railways has joined hands with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to twin a rail line along the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur — a first such coordinated move to execute a transportation project. Both arms of the government will work together to put the project on the fast track […]

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IRCTC Alert! Over 400 Summer Special Trains to run in June, July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers and also provide comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer Season, 2018, Ministry of Railways has decided to run over 400 Summer Special Trains towards different destinations of the country. Here’s the list of all the trains. Scroll down to get the details.. VISAKHAPATNAM-KIRANDUL VIA […]

Alert! Indian Railways Announces 452 Summer Special Trains till July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during the season, the Central Railways has announced to run as many as 452 summer special trains till July, 2018. The details of the trains have been provided below. Train No. 01115/01116 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Gorakhpur will run from April 7, 2018 to June 23 on every […]

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