Tag: , ,

Samjhauta Express arrives Delhi 4.5 hours late after Pakistan announces suspension

Samjhauta Express arrives Delhi 4.5 hours late after Pakistan announces suspension

 The Samjhauta Express which was stopped at the Wagah border by Pakistani authorities on Thursday reached Delhi station at 8 am on Friday, four-and-a-half hours behind schedule, the railways said.The train that runs between Indian and Pakistan came with 117 passengers, including 48 Pakistanis, it said.On Thursday, these passengers were stranded at Wagah on the

Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 kmh

In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said. A senior railway ministry official told that: “In a proposal approved by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the Railways

Cultural Cuisine and Eco-Friendly food proposals for Punjabis left in the lurch by the Northern Railways

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana The pilot project of the Indian Railways for the Punjabi’s to order the regional cuisine  while onboard was suppose  to start on April 2017. But this project has been left in the lurch as till date even its pilot project has not been bring to floor in Northern Railways. Though on the other hand the proposal to provide

Amritsar Dussehra tragedy: Here are helpline numbers

Amritsar Dussehra tragedy: Here are helpline numbers . Indian Railways have issued helpline numbers after the Amritsar Dussehra tragedy. A speeding train mowed down at least 50 people, who were standing on railway tracks to watch the effigy of Ravana going up in flames in Amritsar’s Choura Bazar area. Helpline telephone numbers are – 0183-2223171

Railway Recruitment Board 

Vajpayee’s death: Railway exams to be held as scheduled

The Indian Railways has announced that the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams scheduled for Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule across India except for flood-hit Kerala.  The announcement came after a half-day holiday was declared for all central government departments on Friday in the wake of former prime minister Atal

Railways to issue Credit card-like medical cards to employees, retirees

Railways to issue Credit card-like medical cards to employees, retirees. The Railways has decided to replace the cumbersome medical cards issued to its employees and pensioners with credit card-like health cards carrying unique all-India number. At present, the medical cards issued by the zonal railways are in the form of booklets which resemble ration cards.

Anupam Kher takes Mumbai local to promote passenger safety

Anupam Kher takes Mumbai local to promote passenger safety. Anupam Kher, who is also known for his association with several noble causes, was recently approached by the Indian Railways to create awareness among the people about railway safety measures. The prolific actor, on Sunday, was specially invited by the Central Railway authorities to create awareness

Reservation charts

No pasting of reservation charts on trains for 6 months

The Ministry of Railways has directed Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting reservation charts on train coaches for six months as a pilot project starting from March 1. Physical or digital charts will continue to be displayed at the platform of the train. The ministry stated that physical reservation charts can be stopped at the stations

Bullet Trains

Mumbai-Pune & Delhi-Amritsar Routes to get Bullet Trains

The Railways is highly convinced with the idea that it would be more logical to introduce the bullet trains for shorter routes, rather than long distances. A senior railway official said,“We are studying all possibilities, but the understanding is that bullet trains and high-speed trains will work better on smaller routes because in those cases we

Union budget 2018

Budget 2018: WiFi, CCTVs in all trains progressively: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Presenting the Union Budget 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Parliament that WiFi internet services and CCTVs cameras will be progressively provided in all trains. Talking about the Railways, Jaitley said the focus in the next fiscal would be on safety, maintenance of railway tracks, increase in use of technology and fog

UP: Dismantled bridge reconstructed within 7 hours

Dismantled bridge reconstructed within 7 hours: The Northern Railways constructed an old and dismantled railway bridge at the Bundki Station on the Nazibabad-Moradabadroute in seven hours. “The old bridge between Nazibabad-Moradabad stations was dismantled, and the debris were removed. We installed the RCC box and tracks were linked. Trains started plying immediately. It was done within

18 flights delayed as dense fog continues in Delhi

18 flights delayed as dense fog continues in Delhi

18 flights delayed dense fog continues Delhi: Operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) continue to be affected as dense fog prevails in the national capital region (NCR). 18 flights have been delayed at the Delhi airport, at the time of filing this report.Hundreds of passengers at several railway stations in north India have

19 trains cancelled due to fog in Delhi

Fog in north India continued to play spoilsport for the railways with 19 trains being cancelled today. A Northern Railway spokesperson said besides 19 trains being cancelled, 26 are arriving late here while seven others have been re-scheduled. Northwestern plains including, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh are covered under fog, disrupting rail and road

High court heard Proposal of increasing trains

Today Railway counsel stated to the court that the proposal of increasing trains or adding coaches to existing trains had communicated to the Northern Railways. The court observed that safety factor should also be kept in mind. Centre informed the Court that first layer of a runway is complete.  The matter has been adjourned for January

Big tragedy averted between Sonipat-Rathdhana railway station, trains running late

A big tragedy averted at the Sonipat-Rathdhana railway station due to some technical fault and crack was found between railway lines. The affected railway track has been sealed temporarily and trains route has been diverted.Due to the affected railway track all the trains on the route are running behind their scheduled timings at the Sonipat-New

Odisha: 14 bogies of goods train derails in Jagatsinghpur

14 bogies of goods train derails: In the second accident of the day, At least 14 bogies of a coal laden goods train derailed near Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, on Friday morning. The incident occurred at 5:55 am, near Gauli station here. No casualties were reported. The Indian Railways informed that restoration of affected line is expected

Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

New Delhi, Nov 13, In a bid to ensure timely running of trains during winter, the Railways has planned to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals. A railway official told IANS that plans were afoot to use the GPS-based devices in trains that would provide

Amul boards Indian Railways via Twitter

Amul boards Indian Railways via Twitter

Amul boards Indian Railways via Twitter:  Nearly a month after dairy giant Amul approached the Indian Railways on its official Twitter handle with a business proposition to use refrigerated parcel vans to transport butter across India, the first shipment is on its way.“First refrigerator van with 17 MT #Amul butter being flagged off from Palanpur to

Top Five Evening News Daily Post India

Top Five Evening News Daily Post

Top Five Evening News Daily Post India​

Top Five Evening News Daily Post