Introducing the Vistadome.
The one-way fare for the Vistadome coach is Rs 2,235 (from Dadar to Madgaon) which is a tad higher than fare of budget airlines plying between two cities which are in the range of Rs 1,850 to Rs 2,000
According to a circular issued by the railway board, the passengers in the reserved coaches can only sleep between 10 pm and 6 am to allow others to sit on the seats for the rest of the time.
However, no one was injured in the incident
The retrofitting of the current ICF coaches will be an interim safety measure, before converting the entire fleet to the LHB coaches.
The Railway ministry according to an official was creating a bank of award winning literary works from across the country to christen trains across railway zones
The experts, who will be here till September 1, will meet senior officials and conduct site visits.
Data shows that the recent accidents are not isolated incidents.
The serving Chairman, AK Mittal, had quit after a series of Railway accidents.
Fourteen coaches of the high-speed train had jumped the rails last evening near Khatauli. One of the coaches crashed into a house by the tracks
The loss of revenue, officials say, is mostly because of major cancellations of trains in these two zones primarily due to submerging of tracks.
Launched on 22nd May, the Tejas Express runs between Mumbai, the largest metropolis in the country and the tourist hub of Goa
The railway to India was a lifeline for the small southern frontier town of Janakpur, used to import everything from sweets to clothes and cosmetics and fuelling a vibrant border economy.
The new trains will be flagged off by Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha
The Aadhaar number is not mandatory for booking rail tickets, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha today.
The service at present is available in 140 railway stations including New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin.
Once the system is in place, passengers will be able to watch an array of popular films, serials and sitcoms on their laptops, mobile phones and other devices.
With electrification of major rail routes, the ministry estimates annual saving of the tune of Rs 3,300 crore, the official said.
Prabhu flagged off the weekly super-fast express from Sainagar railway station here to Dadar (Mumbai) in presence of Union minister Subhash Bhamare and Maharashtra minister Jaykumar Rawal.
The process of laying the 15 km long railway tracks to connect Agartala with Akhaura in Bangladesh will be completed in two and half years time after laying of tracks begin.
The gold chain weighing 50 grams was worth Rs 1.5 lakh
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain said that "regular inspections are done by food safety officials" to maintain the quality of food served on trains and railway stations.
"Initially for 2016-17, Railway Board placed a bulk indent on SAIL for supply of 6,24,516 tonnes of rails, which was met by SAIL and it supplied 6,20,049 tonnes of rails during 2016-17 to Indian Railways," Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha.
With the number of passengers preferring air travel for shorter distances rising, an internal report has warned railways to make changes.
The decision is part of efforts to establish emergency facilities in the premises of the railway stations.