Around 20 passengers on board the Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani were Sunday taken ill after eating meals served by railways, sources said. Continue Reading
The Chennai Egmore to Kollam daily express was set to begin its first journey today by leaving the Egmore station at 5pm.
A press release said the train will reach Kollam tomorrow at 8.45am.
According to data shared by senior ICF officials, as of the financial year 2018-19, about 2,919 coaches were manufactured when compared to 2,085 coaches and 1,976 coaches manufactured during the same period in 2018 and 2017 respectively.
Indian Railways has been taking many initiatives for passengers and they can now view reserved charts online on IRCTC website and also status of vacant seating while booking.
To facilitate engineering works at the Ennore railway station between Chennai to Gudur section, the Southern Railway has decided to cancel trains for three hours and 30 minutes on 18 February. Continue Reading
In a bid to increase the standard of the railway coaches, Southern Railway has replaced the existing rake of train (16181/16182) Chennai to Sengottai Silambu Bi-weekly express (that leaves on Wednesdays and Saturdays) with Utkrisht upgraded coaches. Continue Reading
In an effort to increase the condition of coaches running in Mail/Express trains, the Railway Ministry had initiated ‘Project Utkrisht’ in October 2018.
The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) today rolled out Indian Railways’ first ever Self Propelled Inspection Car (SPIC) from ICF Furnishing Division by a senior ICF employee in the presence of other officials. Continue Reading
The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) today rolled out a newly designed Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU). These trains are used across the Indian Railways to carry passengers within a city.
In a welcome move, the Railway Board has decided to earmark reserved accommodation in trains for female passengers from Tuesday. According to sources from the Railways, the move is said to allocate a reservation quota of six berths for female passengers in three AC class of all Rajdhani, Duronto and fully air conditioned trains (having 3 AC class). Continue Reading