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Indian Railways

Rlys to eliminate manned level crossings in 4 years

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Focussing on safety of passengers, the Indian Railways is looking to eliminate all manned level crossings (MLCs) in the next four years, officials said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said:...

25% discounts in trains with less vacancy: Railways

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) In a bid to fill the vacant seats in trains and meet the challenges posed by the roadways and airways, the Indian Railways has decided to give discount of up to 25 per cent to...

Railways speeds up 261 trains under ‘Mission Raftaar’

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Monday said that it has speeded up 261 trains, by up to 110 minutes, over different zones as part of its Mission Raftaar to provide faster travel to passengers and this...

Railways, Railtel sign MoU to upgrade signalling system

In a bid to modernise its signalling system, the Indian Railways on Monday signed an MoU to upgrade it on four sections, an official release said. The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed the MoU with RailTel...

Rail ticket scam: After nabbing touts, now role of insiders under scanner

After launching its biggest crackdown on railway ticket agents and touts, the Special Intelligence Branch of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is now probing the role of insiders involved in the racket which runs into several crores. The RPF has...

Southern Railway to modernize 61 trains under the Utkrisht programme

The Southern Railway will complete upgrading of 61 trains under the Utkrisht programme soon while two employees set to retire this month flagged off the swanky Tambaram-Nagercoil Express on Wednesday evening. "In the first phase, 10 trains were upgraded under...

1000 Railway stations across country are now into Free Wi-Fi zone

RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, a Mini Ratna CPSU under the Ministry of Railways, has successfully completed work of turning 1000 railway stations across the country into Free Wi-Fi zone. RailTel started the project in January 2016 from Mumbai Central...

CLW’s high speed WAP-7HS locomotive can run at 160kmph

Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has turned out a new version of WAP-7 locomotive (WAP-7HS) capable of running at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour as against the present maximum service speed of 140 kilometer per hour of WAP-7. The...

Commercial run of Vande Bharat Express Begins, Tickets are sold out

The first commercial run of Vande Bharat Express begins today and the tickets for two weeks are already sold out. "Vande Bharat Express left Delhi for Varanasi today morning on its first commercial run. Tickets sold out for the next two weeks already....

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Gujarat hits new daily Covid tally with over 7K cases, 73 deaths

Gandhinagar, April 14 (IANS) Gujarat saw its daily Covid tally continue to spiral high with 7,410 new cases on...