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Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains

The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from 9 September. The base...

Railways scheme offers Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for train travel

The railways today launched a scheme allowing a person to get an insurance cover of upto Rs 10 lakh on booking a train ticket...

Wi-Fi power to eight more suburban stations in Mumbai

Indian Railways on Monday launched free Wi-Fi facility at eight suburban stations in the metropolis coupled with a host of other passenger amenities at various destinations. Railway Minister...

With no Pied Piper to help, Railways hire ‘contract killers’ for...

With no Pied Piper to help it out, the Railways has little choice left but to hire "contract killers" to eliminate hundreds of giant...

Indian Railways to give Rs 60 lakh to Sakshi Malik

India's first medallist at the ongoing Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik will be rewarded with a cash award of Rs 60 lakh by her...

Indian trains to have hostesses greeting passengers with rose buds

If you thought on-board hostesses at your service were only confined to your air-borne travel experience, then this may well change soon. That's because the...

Railways to restrict online booking via IRCTC to only six a...

If you are a frequent traveller in Indian train and often rely on the IRCTC website to book your journeys, there's a bad new...

Suresh Prabhu leads a quiet renaissance of Indian Railways

Apoorv Pathak @apoorva2pathak Away from the spotlight, Suresh Prabhu is silently but steadfastly going about the onerous task of reforming hitherto moribund Indian Railways. While there are...

India, Japan ink MoU on bullet train between Amhedabad and Mumbai

India on Saturday signed an agreement with Japan for introduction of a bullet train between Amhedabad and Mumbai. Describing it as an engine of economic...

Rs 1,030.02 crore bonus for over 12 lakh railway employees

Ahead of the festive season, the union cabinet on Wednesday declared a productivity-linked bonus for Indian Railways' employees to the tune of Rs.1,030.02 crore...

Tired of eating ‘boring’ train meals? Try KFC food in your...

People who often moaned about the 'boring meals' of Indian Railways, will have reason to be excited as they can now enjoy KFC's meals...

Timings for booking Tatkal tickets changed from today

The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes have been changed effective from June 15 to reduce the load on the...

Railways to launch ‘Clean My Coach’ app on the lines of...

In line with Modi's flagship initiative - the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Indian Railways is now set to launch 'Clean My Coach' mobile app for all...