Category Archives: Railways

Kapurthala factory rolls out 17 high-speed rail coaches

Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 22 The Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has rolled out a high-speed rake of 17 coaches that will reportedly be a part of Gatiman Express soon. The train will run at a speed of 160 km … Continue reading

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Double Decker train to run between Delhi and Lucknow from November- TOI

LUCKNOW: The much awaited double-decker train will run between Lucknow and Delhi from the second week of November. Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) will begin the final safety trial run of the train between Lucknow Junction and Anand Vihar … Continue reading

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Next gen rly e-ticketing system launched

New Delhi, August 13 The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through the IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways today launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to … Continue reading

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5,000 more ticket vending machines

Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 31 The Railways is planning to install over 5,000 more automatic ticket vending machines across the country while providing Wi-Fi facility at “A1” and “A” category stations and in 50 rakes of important trains … Continue reading

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Railways to spend Rs 73k cr on two freight corridors

Girja Shankar Kaura Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 31 Indian Railways will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on two Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFCs) under construction from Dankuni to Ludhiana (Eastern DFC) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Terminal (JNPT) to Dadri … Continue reading

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SCHOOL PASS – PERMITTING STUDENT WARDS OF RAILWAY EMPLOYEES IN DURONTO EXPRESS TRAINS

Ref: RAILWAY BOARD’s letter No: E(W) 2009/PS5-1/30, Dated 19.05.2014 . RBE No 47/2014 1. In terms of provisions contained in Schedule III of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules1 1986 (revised editlon-1993) eligible student son/daughter of railways employees are granted 3 full … Continue reading

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Rail mishaps can’t derail top-level officials

Shyamlal Yadav : New Delhi, Indian Express, Thu Aug 22 2013 The blame game over the Khagaria train mishap, which claimed the lives of 28 people on Monday, has intensified. However, in the five years between 2007 and 2012, no … Continue reading

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Setting up of a new rail coach manufacturing unit at Kolar, Karnataka

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for setting up a new rail coach manufacturing unit at Kolar, Karnataka to manufacture 500 coaches per annum at an estimated cost of Rs 1460.92 cr.(excluding cost of land) with active participation of … Continue reading

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AUTOMATIC SMS FOR WAITLISTED PASSENGERS AFTER CONFIRMATION OF TICKET

Waitlisted passengers will soon get status messages in their mobile phones if their tickets get confirmed before journey. A senior Railway Ministry official said the waitlisted passenger will get a SMS about the status of the ticket on the mobile … Continue reading

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Facility of Pantry Car in Long Distance Trains

The demands for attachment of pantry cars to the trains are considered based on various factors such as its commercial justification, availability of pantry cars, load limitation in the trains and other operational feasibility factors. As per norms laid down … Continue reading

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