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Railway contractor fined 1 lakh over toilet water use in tea, coffee

Railway contractor fined 1 lakh over toilet water use in tea, coffee

HYDERABAD: A vending contractor has been slapped with a fine of Rs 1 lakh by the Railways after a video surfaced suggesting that water from a train toilet was being used to prepare tea and coffee, the South Central Railway (SCR) here said on Thursday. In the video in circulation in social media in the past

Soon, using railway cloak rooms, lockers to cost more

Soon, using railway cloak rooms, lockers to cost more

Soon, passengers who stow their luggage in railway cloak rooms and lockers would have to shell out more for availing the service. The railway board has now empowered divisional railway managers (DRMs) to raise the usage fee for the service at stations. It will soon launch a bidding system to modernise the service, including a

14 trains cancelled, 60 delayed due to dense fog

Around 14 trains were cancelled, 60 delayed and 18 rescheduled due to the thick fog in several parts of the northern India on Thursday. Visibility stood at 50 metres disrupting train and flight operations. At least 34 domestic and international flights were delayed, while three were cancelled. The minimum temperature was recorded at 5 degrees Celsius,

Railway nod for Rs 12,000-cr upgrade of mishap-prevention system

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Indian Railways has cleared a Rs 12,000-crore proposal to equip electric locomotives with the latest European train protection system. At its meeting on December 15, the Railway Board cleared the proposal to equip 6,000 electric locos with European Train Control System (ETCS) Level-II to help drivers – or pilots

Railway officials Suspended in Vasco Da Gama Patna Express train accident

In connection with the derailment of Vasco Da Gama express, three officials of the Indian Railways have been suspended. This accident happened on 24th November in which three people were died while nine were injured after Vasco Da Gama Patna Express derailed near Uttar Pradesh’s in Manikpur. The three suspended personnel are – an engineer,

PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project

PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project

Hyderabad, Nov 24, PM to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28, according to the Telangana government.Telangana Chief Secretary S P Singh held a meeting with senior officials on the arrangements for the prime minister’s visit to Hyderabad on November 28, an

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Woman’s body recovered from passenger train

Greater Noida, Nov 15, Woman’s body recovered from passenger train : Body of a woman was found in a passenger train at Dankaur Railway Station today, police said.“Passengers informed the railway staff about the body after the train stopped at the station,” Dankaur police station in-charge, Farmood Ali Pundir said. The identity of the woman

This Mumbai man helps women in distress

This Mumbai man helps women in

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2 mowed down by train in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 1, 2 mowed down by train in Odisha. Two members of a family today were run over by an express train in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar when they were crossing the tracks, Government Railway Police (GRP) said.A 50-year-old woman and her two-year-old granddaughter were mowed down by an express train while they were

IRCTC denies barring debit card payment option

IRCTC denies barring debit card payment option

IRCTC denies barring debit card payment option. Few days back, a news was in the air that Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has restrict the bank debits cards including SBI and ICICI, that the customer cannot pay through these card to book online. However, report was claimed that IRCTC barred the service because it

Railways denies news on restriction on six bank cards

Railways denies news on restriction on six bank cards

Indian railways have denied the news that it has denied several banks from using its payment gateway for debit cards.There were reports in a section of media that the banks were barred because they refused to share a portion of the convenience fee they charge customers through the railway portal.Media reports also claimed that cards of only

IRCTC restrict six bank cards to pay online

IRCTC restrict six bank cards to pay online

IRCTC restrict six bank cards to pay online New Delhi: The IRCTC website will not be able to book tickets with 6 more banks along with cards of SBI and ICICI banks. These banks’ cards have been banned by the IRCTC. Now client will be able to book online tickets only through Indian Overseas Bank,

“Bhoomi-Pujan” ceremony of Rs 98,000 Cr project to be held in next month

“Bhoomi-Pujan” ceremony of Rs 98,000 Cr project to be held in next

Ten coaches of Duranto Express derail in Thane

Ten coaches Duranto Express derail Thane Maharashtra. Ten coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duranto Express derailed in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said. According to Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far in the incident which occurred at around 6.30 am, between Asangaon and

Dera violence: Northern Railways being restored to normalcy

Dera violence Northern Railways restored normalcy. A day after Dera Sacha Sauda’s followers set Haryana on fire following the conviction of chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the Northern Railways on Saturday stated that trains that were earlier cancelled due to law and order problem are being restored.The statement read as, “The trains which were earlier

Followers set two Railway Stations on fire

Followers set two Railway Stations on fire

Followers set two Railway Stations on fire chandigrah: Two railway stations in Punjab were set on fire by followers of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, soon after the self-styled godman was convicted in a rape case by a CBI court in Panchkula in Haryana on Friday. Malout and Balluanna railway stations were partially

586 train accidents in last 5 years; 53 due to derailments

586 train accidents in last 5 years; 53 due to

PM Shinzo Abe to visit India

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to visit India on Bullet Train Inauguration

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit India in September to attend the Bullet Train Ceremony. He will attend ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ and foundation stone laying ceremon of the Rs. 97,636-crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail link using Japanese bullet-train technology.During the visit, Abe will also hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister of India and is expected to

Railways Minister to award para-athlete forced to sleep on train’s floor

Para Athlete forced sleep. Railways minister Suresh Prabhu will award the para-athlete Suvarna Raj who made headlines in June  was forced to sleep on a floor of a long-distance train. Suvarna Raj, 34, hailing from Nagpur and settled in New Delhi after marriage, She  is an internationally renowned table-tennis player though she was afflicted by

Chandigarh to Delhi in 2 hrs

Indian railway chandigarh Delhi 2 hours french help. Indian Railways is going full steam to achieve the target of covering the 245-km long Delhi-Chandigarh distance in flat two hours despite many curves on the proposed semi-high speed route. This corridor, one of the busiest routes in north India, is slated to be first semi-high speed

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