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Govt. may have to foot bill for rail safety fund

Somesh Jha NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 23, 2017 00:30 IST UPDATED: OCTOBER 22, 2017 22:08 IST As earnings fall, Railways knocks on Finance Ministry’s door The Ministry of Railways may ask the Finance Ministry to fund its share of the railway … Continue reading

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Logic behind Rly seats booking

Why IRCTC does not allow you to choose seats? Would you believe that the technical reason behind this is PHYSICS. Booking a seat in a train is far more different than booking a seat in a theatre. Theatre is a … Continue reading

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क्या आप जानते हैं..क्या होता है जंक्शन, टर्मिनस और सेन्ट्रल में अंतर ?

?भारतीय रेल एशिया का सबसे बड़ा रेल नेटवर्क है और विश्व का चौथा। पूरे देश में रेलवे पटरी 92,081 किलोमीटर में फैली हुई है, जो 66,687 किलोमीटर को कवर करती है। हर साल यहां अरबों की संख्या में लोग रेलवे … Continue reading

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Change in the Name of Passenger Holding Confirmed Reservation

1. Save as otherwise, a berth or a seat reserved in the name of a person shall be used only by the person and shall not be transferable to any other person. 2. Chief Reservation Supervisor of important stations are … Continue reading

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Railway looking for Global Technology for IR Operations

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Two Day Global Technology Conference Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the two day Global Technology Conference for Leveraging World Class Technology (International Conference on Development & Adaptation of Advance Technology for Railways) here today. Chairman, Railway … Continue reading

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THE METRO MAN – E SREEDHARAN- FINALLY HANGS HIS BOOTS

A legend hangs up his boots On the last day of this month . Finally, Elattuvalapil Sreedharan has been allowed to retire, at the age of 79. A man who built the Calcutta Metro, Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. … Continue reading

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Changes in Indian Railway/IRCTC Passenger Reservation System

CHANGES IN INDIAN RAILWAY/ IRCTC PASSENGER RESERVATION SYSTEM – FROM 01st JULY 2017 Passengers will get refund amount of 50% on cancellation of tatkal tickets. There has been slight change made by the Indian Railways for booking tatkal tickets. From … Continue reading

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The little box at Rail Bhavan

V Ravi Shankar THANK you, Indian Railways! It was May 28 this year, I had been detailed to attend a meeting in New Delhi at a very short notice. Having been brought up on a culture of “speaking” to somebody … Continue reading

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Rail safety system averts Churchgate repeat at CST

A local train exceeding speed limit was stopped by the automatic application of emergency brakes at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) on Wednesday. An Auxiliary Warning System (AWS) installed at the station triggered the emergency brakes on the Kasara-CST fast local, … Continue reading

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Railways offer confirmed seats on alternate trains

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Thursday announced the launch of a scheme on pilot basis from November 1 to provide confirmed seats to wait-listed passengers on alternate trains. The pilot project scheme ‘Vikalpa‘ would be implemented … Continue reading

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