Union Minister Chairs High-Level Meeting, Vaishnaw Visits Site

The Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw chaired a high-level meeting and discussed the tragic deadly Odisha Train Accident. Four tracks, three trains and a huge collision led to the killings of 239 people, and over 900 are injured. The Union Minister is going to visit the spot, in Balasore, Odisha. Furthermore, the rescue operation, which started yesterday night is underway.

Sat, 03 Jun 2023 - 10:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Train Accident, Union Minister, RESCUE OPERATION, Odisha Balasore Train Collission, Indian Railways

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Shalimar-Chennai Express Accident: Union Minister Announces Rs 10 Lakh Exgratia

The Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw reached Odisha's Shalimar Express train accident spot and inspected the situation. He also held a high-level meeting and ordered a probe into the deadly accident, which killed over 238 people and left as many as 900 injured. In addition, the Union Minister announced an… read-more

Sat, 03 Jun 2023 - 10:14 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Minister, Ex-Gratia, Train Accident, Indian Railways, Odisha Station

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Railways To Have Signages For Ease Of Passengers

Signages at railway stations across India will be standardised on the basis of colour, font and the use of pictograms for the ease of passengers, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Monday as he released a booklet containing details of the project. The Indian Railways, which is redeveloping 1,275 stations across India under the 'Amrit Bharat Stations Scheme'. The changes will enhance passenger's experience at railway stations.

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 07:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAYS, Indian Railways, Passengers, National news, Travel


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AP Couple Commits Suicide, Police Suspect Financial Issue To Be Reason

In Andhra Pradesh, a married couple identified as Saikumar Reddy and Hema Malini, allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of railway tracks near Kadapa district. As per an initial investigation, it was revealed that Hema and Reddy were married a year ago and Hema was eight-months pregnant and was facing financial issues. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and a case has been registered for further investigation.

Wed, 19 Apr 2023 - 04:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Business Loss, Andhra Pradesh Couple, Suicide, Kadapa Police, Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Issues New Rules For Seating Allotment

The Indian Railways changed some rules, including the seating allotment, especially the lower berth. As per new railways rules, four seats, two bottom two middle ones, two seats in third AC, two seats in AC3 economy are reserved for the disabled in sleeper class. Also, two lower seats and two upper seats are reserved for the disabled in the Garib Rath train. New rules were taken by Railway Board.

Mon, 17 Apr 2023 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Railways, New Rules, Travel Journey, specially-abled, Railways Board

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Anand Mahindra Praises India's 1st Tea Stall Operated By Trans

Industrialist Anand Mahindra praised Indian Railways and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw for setting up India's first and one-of-its-kind tea stall at the Guwahati Railway Station. Operated by the transgender community and praising it, Anand Mahindra said that the move is transformational and progressive. "This one small, initiative is, in my view, as significant & transformational as your many other progressive projects." tweeted Tech… read-more

Wed, 15 Mar 2023 - 09:32 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Transgender, Tea Stall, Indian Railways, Tech Mahindra, Anand Mahindra

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PM Modi Flags Vande Bharat Express

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PM Narendra Modi Flags 4th Vande Bharat Trains In Himachal Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the fourth Vande Bharat Express train in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district, on October 13. This marks the first Vande Bharat train for the state that is set to hold assembly elections soon in 2023. With the addition of this new Vande Bharat Express, the travel between Chandigarh-Delhi will be easier, with saving three hours of time, as it runs at 100 km/h in 52 seconds. 

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, vande bharat trains, Himachal Pradesh, Tourism, Indian Railways

Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Announces 179 Special Trains Amid Festival Rush

Amid festivities in India, the Indian Railways left no stone unturned in providing convenience to passengers, by adding additional trains for convenience.  On October 5, the Indian Railways announced 2,269 trips of 179 pairs of special trains.  The decision will be taken in the view of extra rush amid Navratri, Durga Puja, so that loved ones can reunite and celebrate festivals. The special trains will be run till Chhath Puja.

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Travel, Indian Railways, special trains, Festivals In India, Additional Trains

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PM Modi

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PM Modi Launches Vande Bharat Express Train, Details Here

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the upgraded Vande Bharat Express Train, from Gandhinagar Station, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on September 30. Speaking about the features and upgraded version of the train, the Vande Bharat Express offers a myriad of superior and aircraft-like travelling, which will ease travel for commuters. The Vande Bharat Express is a semi-high-speed train with a self-propelled engine and… read-more

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Vande Bharat Express, Gujarat, Gandhi Nagar Station, Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Navratri Special Food

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Indian Railways Serves Special Food Menu For Navratri

The Indian Railways has come up with a special menu for all travellers on the occasion of Navratri, from September 26 to October 5. The Railways Ministry made the announced over a tweet, and the food can be ordered from the ‘Food on Track’ app. The nine-day long festival of Shardiya Navratri has begun on September 26. The festival is dedicated to Maa Durga and her nine avatars.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 06:11 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Navratri, Indian Railways, Train Food, Festival Food, Travel

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