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Railways approved 115 mail, express trains in January

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) In the month of January, the Indian Railways approved to operate 115 more express and mail trains, taking the total number of operational trains to 1,138. A Railway Ministry spokesperson said that in spite of...

Railways to link India with B’desh, Nepal by next year

By Sujit Chakraborty, Dec 30 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR), which operates trains and executes projects partially in Bihar and West Bengal besides the northeastern states, will link India with Bangladesh and Nepal via rail in the next nine months. According to railway...

Make railways parcel services more customer-friendly: Goyal

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday emphasised making parcel services more customer-friendly as he directed officials to increase the production of LHB parcel vans, and to introduce e-Payment and digital payment facilities. In a review...

Railways in talks with govt for transportation of Covid vaccine

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Even as the trials of several Covid vaccines are in progress, the Indian Railways is in talks with the government over the transportation of the vaccine through its refrigerated wagons, however, no final decision...

South Central Rly bags 3 National Energy Conservation awards

Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) South Central Railway has won three national energy conservation awards announced by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India. These awards were declared for the year 2020 as part of the National...

Increasing capacity to make trains available on demand: Railways

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Ministry of Railways on Saturday announced that it has been working in the direction to increase the capacity to make trains available on demand to reduce the possibility of passengers getting waitlisted. Rejecting some reports regarding...

Railways operating 1,089 mail, express trains compared to 1,768 trains during normal time

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS): The railways is operating 1,089 mail and express trains as compared to 1,768 trains which used to run before the Covid-19 pandemic, officials said on Friday. Addressing a virtual press conference here, Railway Board Chairman and...

IRCTC clarifies about ‘outreach’ to Punjab farmers

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Sunday clarified that it had not sent mails to any particular community, amid reports in a section of media that the government is reaching out to...

Govt plans to sell up to 20% stake in IRCTC

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Union government has proposed to sell up to 2.40 crore shares or 15 per cent of the paid-up equity share capital of IRCRTC through the offer of sale route. It has also proposed an...

SCR zone reports best freight loading performance in Nov

Secunderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) zone has recorded the best freight loading performance so far in this financial year in November at 9.3 million tonnes (MT), even as freight loading performance surpassed for the third...

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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...