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 Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Railways utilised 59 per cent of its capital expenditure in first six months of 2023-24: Ashwini Vaishnaw

This was made possible as the railways carried out 38 structural and procedural reforms in these six months, which helped improve its overall performance, he told reporters.

PM Modi Flags Off 9 Vande Bharat Express Trains To Boost Connectivity in 11 States
PM Modi Flags Off 9 Vande Bharat Express Trains To Boost Connectivity in 11 States

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.

Train Mishap
Railways increases ex gratia relief in train accidents by 10 times

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)."

Odisha To Get 2nd Vande Bharat Between Rourkela & Bhubaneswar Soon: Railway Minister
Odisha To Get 2nd Vande Bharat Between Rourkela & Bhubaneswar Soon: Railway Minister

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.

Beware! IRCTC issues warning about malicious Android app targeting customers
Beware! IRCTC issues warning about malicious Android app targeting customers

On Thursday, IRCTC issued an advisory notice, reaching out to all users of the IRCTC platform.

Redevelopment works of 508 stations will be done at a rapid pace, says Railway Minister
Redevelopment works of 508 stations will be done at a rapid pace, says Railway Minister

Earlier, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, via video conferencing, laid foundation stone for redevelopment of 508  ‘Amrit Bharat Stations’ spread across several states at an estimated cost of around Rs 25,000 crore.

Death toll rises to 278
Railways put Odisha accident toll at 278 as three more succumb to injuries

Railways put the official death toll in the Odisha triple train crash at 278, stating that three more people have succumbed to their injuries.

IRCTC warns against fake Android app and website scams, know here
IRCTC warns against fake Android app and website scams, know here

IRCTC warns against fake Android app and website scam; advises users to stay cautious, use trusted app stores, and verify URLs to avoid falling for such scams.

Railways
ECR to cancel letterhead process of confirming railway tickets, check details here

The ECR has decided to send email from their official e-mail id to avail the high official quota.

Railways lowers fare of AC-3 tier economy ticket
Railways lowers fare of AC-3 tier economy ticket, check details

The Railways earned Rs 231 crore from the AC-3 tier economy class in the first year of its introduction.

Avail luxury hotel stay experience at railway stations for Rs 20, know how
Avail luxury hotel stay experience at railway stations for Rs 20, know how

Learn here how to stay in a hotel room at train stations for just 20 rupees with IRCTC Retiring Rooms - the affordable luxury option for railway passengers.

Railways to start 18-day 'Ramayan Yatra' on April 7
Railways to start 18-day 'Ramayan Yatra' on April 7

Indian Railways has taken a initiative to run Bharat Gaurav tourist trains to promote the "Dekho Apna Desh" and "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat" vision of the Indian government.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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