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2,600 more Shramik trains in next 10 days: Railways

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways has operated over 2,600 Shramik Special trains and transported over 45 lakh people across the country since May 1, and it plans to operate 2,600 more trains in the next 10...

ARP in AC trains increased to 30 days, RAC tickets allowed

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Indin Railways on Friday decided to increase advance booking by passengers to 30 days from earlier seven days and also booking of waiting and reservation against cancellation tickets for 15 pairs of special...

Railways carries out maintenance amid lockdown

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Following the suspension of passenger, mail and express train services amid the nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Indian Railways has utilised the time for long pending maintenance...

No action plan for resuming train services from Apr 15: Railways

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian railways on Thursday denied all media reports that claimed confirmed decision has been made to resume ''train operations'' from April 15, after the 21-day nationwide lockdown ends.In a statement, the national transporter...

Railways transported 7,195 wagons of food grains in 3 days

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Thursday said that in the three days it transported 7,195 wagons of food grains across the country amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus...

Railways suspends all passenger service till March 31

New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) In an unprecedented move, the railways on Sunday announced suspension of all its passenger services from March 22 midnight to March 31 midnight and said only goods trains will run during the said period.The...

Indian Railways extends duration of cancelled ticket refund to 3 months

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) To contain the spread of coronavirus in the country and avoid huge rush at the railway premises, the Indian Railways has asked the passengers not to come immediately to the reservation counters to cancel...

COVID: Railways suspends concessional tickets, 30 outstation trains cancelled

The Central Railway has cancelled 30 more outstation trains till April 1, citing low occupancy due to the coronavirus outbreak, an official said on Thursday.These trains are cancelled mainly due to low occupancy, as people have been advised to...

Indian Railways cancels 184 trains till April 1 amid COVID fears

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Wednesday cancelled 99 more trains as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), taking the total number of trains cancelled to 184.The Northern Railway cancelled 11 pairs...

Indian Railways cancels 85 trains over COVID-19 crisis

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Following coronavirus outbreak, the Indian Railways on Tuesday cancelled 85 trains due to low occupancy in different zones from March 18 to April 1.A senior Railway Ministry official said the decision to cancel the...

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New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Innovating and ramping up use of technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make the...

Domestic passenger numbers, flights continue to rise

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Air passenger numbers along with domestic flight operations continued to increase on Wednesday, the third day after services were...

List pvt hospitals for free/cheap Covid-19 care: SC to govt

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, here on Wednesday, asked the Centre to consider free treatment for Covid-19 patients...

GSK to produce 1bn doses of Covid-19 vaccine booster next year

London, May 28 (IANS) Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline on Thursday said it plans to produce 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine adjuvant, an ingredient that...

ICMR suggests states/UTs to reduce corona testing prices

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research on Wednesday wrote to all states and Union Territories about reducing the price...