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1598 Special trains put in operation to avoid last year exodus of migrant labour on foot d Covid surge

In last 10 days, Indian Railways operates total 432 special train services from Maharashtra and 1166 special train services from Delhi area Currently, Indian Railways is running total 1512 specials train services on an average per day Total 5387 suburban train services and 981 passenger train services are also operational Indian Railways is running special train services all across the ...

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Demonetisation: Railway Ticket Online Reservation to be Rs.40 Less Until Dec.31, Other Measures at Glance

In view of ongoing cash crunch, the Railway ministry has accepted a proposal to repeal service charges on train tickets booked on its portal irctc.co.in to encourage credit or debit card payments instead of cash by people. However, the facility will be in effect until the end of December 31, 2016. Now train tickets online could save general passengers Rs.40 ...

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Derailed Train Tragedy Toll 116, What’s Needed to Avert Rail Accidents?

The worst train tragedy near Kanpur with the derailment of 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express around 3:10 AM in the night killed 116 passengers and more than 200 injured, raising the need to review railway track safety all over the country. Inspector General of Kanpur, Zaki Ahmad, said, “Over 150 injured people have been rushed to nearby hospitals in ...

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Railways to Partner with State Govts to Operate Tourist Circuit Trains

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Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu while presenting the Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament today said that Tourism holds great potential for economic development and job creation. Indian Raileays will be partnering with the State Governments for operating tourist circuit trains and explore the possibility of a revenue sharing model. Indian Railways have recently upgraded our National Rail Museum. Promotion ...

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New 6 Double Decker Special Trains to Run Between Kacheguda-Guntur

To clear the rush of passengers in view of Sankranthi, South Central Railway will run 16 Double Decker special trains between Kacheguda and Guntur via Kazipet. 1.Train No. 02122 Kacheguda – Guntur Double Decker Special Train will depart Kacheguda at 09:55 hrs o­n 16th & 18thJanuary, 2016 and arrive/depart Vijayawada at 17:10/17:20 hrs and arrive Guntur at 18:15 hrs on ...

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Bullet Train Project: Feasibility Study Over

A joint feasibility study for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor, co-financed by Indian Railways and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been completed in July 2015 and the cost of 505 km long high speed line is estimated at approximately ₹ 98,000 crore. The Government of Japan has given an assistance package proposal for Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor involving technical, Operation ...

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Indian Railways to Partner with ISRO to Avoid Accidents, Monitor Trains

  Indian Railways have decided to rope in ISRO to overcome the increasing menace of unmanned railway crossing and increasing accidents and derailments, which can be avoided with the latest satellite surveillance technology. The Geospatial technology involves GPS (global positioning systems), GIS, and RS (remote sensing) and the trains and monitoring staff can get online all the satellite images for ...

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