Indian railways signal end of an era with plan to phase out pantry car
5 Nov
2015
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Indian railways signal end of an era with plan to phase out pantry car »

On the Golden Temple Mail and the Deccan Queen, the Howrah Express and the Agra Shatabdi, there is one carriage in the long, overcrowded trains rattling across India’s deserts, forests, farmlands and hills which has always been a haven of well-being: the pantry car.

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Indian Railway tickets to soon get expensive closer to journey dates?
29 Oct
2015
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Indian Railway tickets to soon get expensive closer to journey dates? »

Looks like Indian Railways are in the mood to soon follow our airline system. Indian Railways are planning to soon launch a system where rail ticket rates will be dependent on the time you book the tickets.

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LIC to hand over Rs 2,000 cr cheque to Indian Railways today
27 Oct
2015
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LIC to hand over Rs 2,000 cr cheque to Indian Railways today »

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) will hand over a cheque of Rs 2,000 crore to Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC), the first tranche of its financial assistance, tomorrow for investment in capacity augmentation projects.

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Massive ticketing racket on IRCTC website, over 2 lakh rail booking done in just 30 seconds
18 Oct
2015
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Massive ticketing racket on IRCTC website, over 2 lakh rail booking done in just 30 seconds »

Booking a railway ticket through the IRCTC website has never been a easy experience but a sting operation done by IBN7 has revealed a massive racket in which passengers are being fooled by travel agents.

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IRCTC announces two-day Golden Triangle package
11 Oct
2015
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IRCTC announces two-day Golden Triangle package »

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has rolled out a two-day travel package that allows travellers to zip through the Golden Triangle — the three historic cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur — in 3 Shatabdi Express trains.

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Indian Railways: Electric wire falls on train in Madhya Pradesh, halts rail traffic
5 Oct
2015
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Indian Railways: Electric wire falls on train in Madhya Pradesh, halts rail traffic »

An overhead electric wire fell on a moving Indian Railways Jaipur-bound superfast train triggering sparks at Betul station of Central Railway (CR) here today, following which the rail traffic on the route was hit for an hour, a railway official said.

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Over 4% fall in passenger bookings leaves Indian Railways worried
27 Sep
2015
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Over 4% fall in passenger bookings leaves Indian Railways worried »

An over 4 per cent fall in passenger bookings between April and August this year has left the Indian Railway worried, raising concerns about a possible rise in passenger subsidy

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IRCTC offers package tour to Singapore, Malaysia
24 Sep
2015
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IRCTC offers package tour to Singapore, Malaysia »

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Package (IRCTC) Lucknow will offer a foreign tour package from Lucknow to Singapore and Malaysia for eight days and nine nights

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Heavy rains bring relief to water-hit Mumbai residents
21 Sep
2015
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Heavy rains bring relief to water-hit Mumbai residents »

Heavy rains over the past few days over Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra and even other parts of the state have brought relief to the citizens and reduced pressures on the authorities to enhance the cut in water supplies

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Indian Railways confused over losing 150 million passengers despite no hike in fares
20 Sep
2015
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Indian Railways confused over losing 150 million passengers despite no hike in fares »

The Indian Railways saw a sharp fall in passenger traffic by 150 million during the April to August period this year, puzzling the railway ministry to ascertain reasons for the decline even though there was no hike in fares.

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