‘Not wearing masks on railway premises punishable’

Not wearing masks on railway premises and in trains can attract a fine of up to Rs 500, with the national transporter now incorporating it as an offense under the Railway Act, according to an order issued. Continue Reading

More than 1.60 lakh migrant workers ferried on 163 Shramik Special Trains: Railways

The Indian Railways on Thursday said it has operated 163 Shramik Special trains since May 1 and ferried home over 1.60 lakh migrants stranded in various parts of the country due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Continue Reading

No deaths due to rail accidents in 2019: Data

Indian Railways has recorded zero passenger deaths in rail accidents in 2019, making it the national transporter’s safest year in history, according to official data. Continue Reading

Suburban rail users are a worried lot in Chennai

The incomplete work of a public toilet at the Tambaram Sanatorium railway station has irked the commuters.
Last year, when Dayanand, a commuter complained about it, the officials replied that the previous contract had lapsed and new tenders will be floated to finish the remaining work. Continue Reading