Category Articles: Railway

Coolies attack e-rickshaw driver and manager at Surat railway station

June 17, 2018
Coolies attack e-rickshaw driver and manager at Surat railway station

Surat: Coolies at Surat railway station formed a group and brutally attacked the driver and manager of newly introduced e-rickshaw service here. Manager of e-cart service under attack suffered fractured bone injury as he was beaten up with heavy wooden stick by coolies in order to stop him from operating e-carts. The incident took place on Saturday. The injured manager was taken to Civil hospital. While coolies charge Rs 200, violating the rule, the e-cart service once operational will c...Read More

Indian Railways launches ‘Menu on Rails’ app

June 11, 2018
Indian Railways launches ‘Menu on Rails’ app

New Delhi: Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal today launched a new App ‘Menu on Rails’, a Mobile Application developed by IRCTC for creating awareness to the Railway Passengers for the items served to them on their Rail Journey. Salient features of the Mobile APP named “Menu on Rails” are as under : Mobile App displays menu served on all type of trains For Mail/Exp trains, food items are covered in 4 categories namely : Beverages, Breakfast, Meals and A-La-Ca...Read More

Rail Madad app launched to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal

June 11, 2018
Rail Madad app launched to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal

New Delhi: Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal today launched a new App “Rail Madad” – An App to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal. RPGRAMS (Railway Passenger Grievance Redressal and Management System),which has been developed by Northern Railway (Delhi Division) and comprises many features including ‘Rail Madad’ – a mobile App to register complaints by passengers through mobile phone/web. It relays real time feedback to passengers on the status o...Read More

Bullet train project work will be on time, no proposal of changing zone: Railway minister Piyush Goyal

June 11, 2018
Bullet train project work will be on time, no proposal of changing zone: Railway minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today in a reply to question said there's no proposal to change Railway zones. He was replying a question regarding proposal to give headquarters of Western Railways to Gujarat. The headquarters is at present located in Mumbai. Goyal said, 'there's no proposal of changing zones. All zones are working for service of country. Indian Rail is one. It is Indian Railways' collective responsibility to serve each state.' In reply to another question regard...Read More

Rail traffic on Mumbai-Surat main line affected as over-head wire breaks

June 08, 2018
Rail traffic on Mumbai-Surat main line affected as over-head wire breaks

Valsad: Rail traffic on Mumbai-Surat main line was hampered for around 4 hours this morning due to falling of broken overhead electric wire at two places in Valsad district of South Gujarat . A railway official said that the overhead wire on the down-line got broken at two places between Udwada and Pardi railway stations. 'It took around 4 hours to repair the lines by railway engineers and staff. Several trains including Gujarat express and Shatabdi Express were del...Read More

‘Give 400 times more compensation compared to Jantri rate for bullet train project land acquisition’

June 08, 2018
‘Give 400 times more compensation compared to Jantri rate for bullet train project land acquisition’

Surat: Congress leader Darshan Nayak who has taken leadership of farmers in South Gujarat to oppose the land acquisition process for upcoming Mumbai - Ahmedabad high speed railway project has made a list of demands for smooth acquisition. One of the main demands is compensation for land at market rate and not at jantri rate. Following is the list of the demands/concerns Nayak has announced: - Jantri rate is as it is since 18 April 2011. There's huge difference between Jantri rates prevalent i...Read More

Finally the Surat railway station gets e-trolley facility

June 08, 2018
Finally the Surat railway station gets e-trolley facility

Surat: After days-long uncertainty due to protest by coolies, the manager of Surat railway station has finally given nod to private contractor Devansh Roadline to operate e-trolley to transfer luggage and passengers. Against haphazard charges levied by coolies (Rs 150 to 200 for carrying two bags), e-trolley will attract fix charge of Rs 20 for one bag and Rs 30 per passenger. Battery operated e-trolley service will be operated under police protection to make sure that coolies don't mak...Read More

Ahmedabad – Agra Fort train to be extended upto Gwalior from October with new name

June 02, 2018
Ahmedabad – Agra Fort train to be extended upto Gwalior from October with new name

Ahmedabad: From 3rd October this year, Ahmedabad - Agra Fort tri-weekly train will be extended upto Gwalior and renamed as Ahmedabad - Gwalior Express. It will be run using LHB rake. DeshGujaratRead More

Western Railway to launch a new train today between Bandra and Bhagat ki Kothi through Gujarat

June 02, 2018
Western Railway to launch a new train today between Bandra and Bhagat ki Kothi through Gujarat

Mumbai:Western Railway will launch new Bandra - Bhagat Ki Kothi weekly Humsafar Express train today. So far as Gujarat is concerned, the train will halt at Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Palanpur. DeshGujarat Read More

Beta version of new IRCTC e-ticketing website launched; now search trains and check availability of seats without login

May 30, 2018

New Delhi: Railway's Online Travel Portal – www.irctc.co.in has launched beta version of its new User Interface. E-ticketing today constitutes about two third of total reserved tickets on Indian Railways. Users have been invited to initially, switch to the beta version of the website and get the first hand experience of its look, feel and usage for a period of 15 days during which Railways will take suggestions from them for further changes and improvement of the site. After this the bet...Read More

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