Tag: Railways

3 trains stranded in Odisha after power supply failure 
3 trains stranded in Odisha after power supply failure 

According to sources, while the Samaleswari Express is stranded near Dumuriput, the Hirakhand Express is stranded at Koraput.

  • Tuesday, 03 January 2023
Railway staff’s ‘magic show’ at ticket counter, Rs 500 turns Rs 20 #Watch
Railway staff’s ‘magic show’ at ticket counter, Rs 500 turns Rs 20 #Watch

A purported video of a railway staff has surfaced on the internet that shows the employee cheating a passenger during a cash-based transaction. The shocking video was captured by the passenger while booking a ticket at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. 

  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Provide land, project work will start very next day: Rail Minister’s open challenge to Odisha govt

I am throwing an open challenge before the Odisha government. If it provides land for the new rail line tomorrow, we will start work the very next day, said Ashwini Vaishnaw.

  • Sunday, 27 November 2022
Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurates India’s first aluminium freight wagon rake at Bhubaneswar
Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurates India’s first aluminium freight wagon rake at Bhubaneswar

On the other hand, the redevelopment work of the Bhubaneswar Railway Station will commence soon. The railway station will be redevelopment to offer a world-class experience informed Union Minister Vaishnaw. 

  • Sunday, 16 October 2022
Tippu Express between Bengaluru and Mysuru renamed as Wodeyar Express
Tippu Express between Bengaluru and Mysuru renamed as Wodeyar Express

The move to replace the Muslim king's name with a Hindu dynasty's name has come for criticism from some quarters.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
 Coal India, NTPC, Railways can help meet clean energy goals: Report
Coal India, NTPC, Railways can help meet clean energy goals: Report

"State-owned companies can be part of India's clean energy future while continuing to bring revenues to the government, creating jobs, and supporting local communities," says co-author of the report Balasubramanian Viswanathan, Policy Advisor at IISD.

  • Tuesday, 13 September 2022
For Rs 20, man fights legal battle with Indian Railways; wins case after 22 years
For Rs 20, man fights legal battle with Indian Railways; wins case after 22 years

Consumer Forum President Navneet Kumar ordered the Railways to refund the Rs 20 collected from the advocate at 12% interest per year. During the hearing, the advocate suffered mental and financial distress, as well as litigation expenses and a Rs 15,000 fine.

  • Wednesday, 10 August 2022
East Coast Railway cancels and reschedules several trains; details here
East Coast Railway cancels and reschedules several trains; details here

As per notification, it is being done for commissioning of Double line work between Maneswar-Hatibari-Jujomura Railway Section in the Angul-Sambalpur route and modernisation work in Lakholi-Titilagarh-Theruvali Railway Section.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Railways not to restore senior citizens' concession in train fare
Railways not to restore senior citizens' concession in train fare

He also said that apart from this due to Covid 19, passenger earnings for the last two years are less in comparison to 2019-2020.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
'Railways suffered loss of Rs 259.44cr during Agnipath protests'
'Railways suffered loss of Rs 259.44cr during Agnipath protests'

The Railway Minister told the House that 'Police' and 'Public Order' are state subjects under the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Horrific! Watch passengers cross railway track seconds before speeding train approaches them
Horrific! Watch passengers cross railway track seconds before speeding train approaches them

In the viral video, several passengers can be seen getting down from a train in the middle of a railway track and started crossing the track while a speeding train gusted towards them. 

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Railways to use Google Maps to allot test centres to candidates within 300 km of domicile
Railways to use Google Maps to allot test centres to candidates within 300 km of domicile

The process will be rolled out in the Level 6 and Level 4 computer-based tests to be held on July 30.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Indian railways
Railways removes service charges for food, drinks; tags it on to prices of meals

The prices of tea and coffee will be the same for all passengers, who have pre-booked it or ordered those on the train, and will see no increase in the rates

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
Spain makes railway travel free from September; read to know
Spain makes railway travel free from September; read to know

Once implemented, passengers will be able to board various trains operated by state-run network Renfe for absolutely nothing.

  • Thursday, 14 July 2022
Indian Railways
Railways To Madras HC: Not Possible To Reduce Speed Of Trains To Prevent Elephant Deaths

Several elephants had lost their lives in the track during earlier days also after being hit by trains and hence the Tamil Nadu government had moved the Madras High Court to direct Railways to reduce the speed of trains at night under 45 kmph.

  • Friday, 18 March 2022
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