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  • Shatabdi Express passenger pays Rs 70 for cup of tea worth Rs 20. Here’s why Jul 02, 2022 11:31 AM IST

    Shatabdi Express passenger pays Rs 70 for cup of tea worth Rs 20. Here’s why

    An Indian Railways passenger was left fuming after being forced to shell out Rs 70 for a cup of tea worth Rs 20.

  • World Bank approves $245 million loan to modernise India's railway logistics infra Jun 23, 2022 06:33 PM IST

    World Bank approves $245 million loan to modernise India's railway logistics infra

    World Bank, Rail Logistics, Indian Railways, India, international banks, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited

  • IRCTC to run India's first tourist train on Ramayana Circuit from June 21 Jun 20, 2022 07:50 PM IST

    IRCTC to run India's first tourist train on Ramayana Circuit from June 21

    The AC tourist train will be operated with the help of a corporate business associate who will be responsible for providing on-board as well off-board services to the passengers, including accommodation, meals and local sight seeing.

  • Agnipath Row: More than 500 trains cancelled Jun 20, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    Agnipath Row: More than 500 trains cancelled

    While 539 trains were affected, 529 were cancelled including 181 mail/express trains and 348 passengers trains.

  • Agnipath protests: Railways cancels over 200 trains across country Jun 17, 2022 05:57 PM IST

    Agnipath protests: Railways cancels over 200 trains across country

    A total of 316 train services have been affected due to the ongoing agitation against the Agnipath scheme, the Railways said.

  • RITES bags order worth Rs 365 Crore from Container Corporation of India Jun 16, 2022 11:17 PM IST

    RITES bags order worth Rs 365 Crore from Container Corporation of India

    Container Corporation of India Ltd has awarded RITES Ltd a contract worth Rs 364.56 crore, the railway consultancy business announced on Thursday.

  • Watch: Indian Railways flags off first private train, passengers greeted with folk performance Jun 16, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Watch: Indian Railways flags off first private train, passengers greeted with folk performance

    The 'South Star Rail' has 20 coaches including 1st, 2nd and 3rd class AC coaches and sleeper coaches.

  • Railways to invest Rs 50 crore in startups annually Jun 13, 2022 09:45 PM IST

    Railways to invest Rs 50 crore in startups annually

    As part of the new policy, the government will provide a grant of up to Rs 1.5 crore, to selected startups, on an equal sharing basis with the provision of milestone-wise payment.

  • Indian Railways reinforces luggage policy, limits size and weight of passengers' baggage Jun 08, 2022 06:20 PM IST

    Indian Railways reinforces luggage policy, limits size and weight of passengers' baggage

    If passengers are found carrying extra luggage without paying for it, they will be fined six times the luggage price, the Railway Ministry stated.

  • Indian Railways still struggling to match pre-COVID numbers in average daily passengers Jun 01, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    Indian Railways still struggling to match pre-COVID numbers in average daily passengers

    The average railway ticket bookings recorded by IRCTC rose to 15.5-16.5 lakh a day in March and April, but fell to around 12.5 lakh in May, a railway ministry official said, against 13.2 lakh in May 2019, before the pandemic hit.

  • Man's 5-year fight to get Rs 35 refund on cancelled railway ticket benefits 3 lakh IRCTC users May 31, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    Man's 5-year fight to get Rs 35 refund on cancelled railway ticket benefits 3 lakh IRCTC users

    Sujeet Swami claimed the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation in its reply to his RTI query said 2.98 lakh users — many of whom might have brought multiple tickets — would get refund of Rs 35 on each ticket amounting to a total of Rs 2.43 crore.

  • IRCTC Q4 net profit doubles to Rs 216 crore, revenue increases to Rs 690.9 crore May 30, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    IRCTC Q4 net profit doubles to Rs 216 crore, revenue increases to Rs 690.9 crore

    The EBITDA was up 92 percent YoY at Rs 278.5 crore, as compared to Rs 145 crore in the corresponding period last year.

  • India's first semi-high speed freight train likely to chug by year end May 27, 2022 07:24 PM IST

    India's first semi-high speed freight train likely to chug by year end

    Replicating the concept of Vande Bharat trains, the 16-coach 'Gati Shakti' train can clock 160 kmph and will be manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai.

  • IRCTC to begin 18-day ‘Shri Ramayana Yatra’ train on June 21; here’s all you need to know May 26, 2022 06:08 PM IST

    IRCTC to begin 18-day ‘Shri Ramayana Yatra’ train on June 21; here’s all you need to know

    Indian Railways has announced an 18-day special tourist train, starting June 21, that will take pilgrims to places associated with Lord Ram. A look at what the package offers.

  • Titagarh Wagons shares rally after bagging single largest order from Indian Railways May 25, 2022 09:27 AM IST

    Titagarh Wagons shares rally after bagging single largest order from Indian Railways

    Titagarh Wagons has received the letter of acceptance for an order for manufacture and supply of 24,177 wagons from Indian Railways consisting of 19,854 BCNA Wagons and 4,323 BOXNHL Wagons, company said in a stock exchange filing.

  • Titagarh Wagons bags Rs 7,800 crore-order from Indian Railways May 24, 2022 09:44 PM IST

    Titagarh Wagons bags Rs 7,800 crore-order from Indian Railways

    Titagarh Wagons would be supplying 24,177 wagons to the Indian Railways over a period of 39 months.

  • Local train services on Mumbai's harbour line disrupted due to power issue; office-goers face delays May 24, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Local train services on Mumbai's harbour line disrupted due to power issue; office-goers face delays

    Following the disruption, a number of passengers, mostly office-goers, complained that trains on the harbour line, which provides connectivity to Navi Mumbai and western suburbs with south Mumbai, were running late by at least 15-20 minutes during the morning rush hour.

  • Railways earns additional Rs 1500 crore from senior citizens by suspending ticket concession: RTI May 17, 2022 07:04 AM IST

    Railways earns additional Rs 1500 crore from senior citizens by suspending ticket concession: RTI

    In its reply to a Right to Information query filed by Madhya Pradesh-based Chandra Shekhar Gaur, the Railways said that between March 20, 2020 and March 31, 2022, the Railways did not offer concessions to 7.31 crore senior citizen travellers.

  • Fully committed to lift all domestic coal, says Indian Railways May 11, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    Fully committed to lift all domestic coal, says Indian Railways

    "Both coal companies and railways have envisaged to jointly ensure per day coal loading of 415 rakes of domestic coal and 30 rakes of imported coal to power sector," the railways said in a statement.

  • Indian Railways missed Coal India train provision targets for over a year May 11, 2022 06:42 AM IST

    Indian Railways missed Coal India train provision targets for over a year

    Indian utilities are scrambling to get hold of coal supplies to cope with record high power demand, but Indian Railways' inability to supply enough trains makes it difficult to boost coal stocks, which are at their lowest levels in years.

  • Alstom India to supply trains for two more metro projects in India: Alain Spohr May 10, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    Alstom India to supply trains for two more metro projects in India: Alain Spohr

    Alstom is also making freight locomotives for the Indian Railways, setting up rail tracks and supplying components.

  • Indian Railways launches 'baby berths' for passengers travelling with kids May 10, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    Indian Railways launches 'baby berths' for passengers travelling with kids

    Based on the feedback of passengers on the "new product", plans will be drawn to expand the concept to other trains, officials said.

  • Railways introduces baby berths in select trains. See photos May 10, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    Railways introduces baby berths in select trains. See photos

    The new berths were launched on Mother's Day. They are foldable and come equipped with straps to secure babies.

  • RLDA to redevelop Somnath railway station at a cost of Rs 134 crore, invites RFP May 09, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    RLDA to redevelop Somnath railway station at a cost of Rs 134 crore, invites RFP

    The Somnath Railway station will be developed by adopting Green Building Concept for energy saving.

  • A rough ride for coal to power sector as Indian Railways struggles with capacity May 03, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    A rough ride for coal to power sector as Indian Railways struggles with capacity

    As on May 1, some 83 of the 150 power plants running on domestic coal reported critically low coal levels and many of them cited lack of rakes as the reason. On April 29, the railways cancelled 657 mail and passenger trains to ensure faster movement of coal rakes

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