Metro Line

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Mumbai Metro Phase-1 Will Be Operational In December End

In Mumbai, phase-1 of the metro line, Bandra Kurla Complex to densely congested MIDC Marol Naka, or Terminals 1 and 2, is said to be operational from year end, announced the concerned authority. According to sources, phase 3 of the Metro Line 3 or ‘Aqua Line’ Metro Rail Corridor that links South Mumbai’s Colaba/Cuffe Parade to BKC to Aarey Colony and SEEPZ, all set to become fully operational in December-January.

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 09:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai, Metro, Indian Railways, Metro Phase, Mumbai Citizens

Viral hack of young travellers

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Ultimate Hack To Sleep Peacefully In Crowded Train Is Viral On Internet

The ultimate jugad (hack) of a passenger travelling in a crowded train is now being viral as a hit idea, amongst people. Viral on social media, a young man can be seen resting happily on a makeshift hammock made from a bedsheet, which he anchored on all four sides by the coach's top sleepers. This hack in a crowded sleeper coach of train is gaining likes and views from netizens.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 - 10:26 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Viral Hack, Indian Railways, young man, Bizarre, Social Media

Courtesy: India Times

Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Reveals Earning Profit Of Rs 2,800 Crores Revising Norms

Indian Railways has earned an additional revenue of more than Rs 2,800 crore from child travellers in the last seven years by revising child travel fare norms, an RTI response has found. The response from the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) under the Right to Information (RTI) Act further indicates that the financial year of 2022-23 alone earned Rs 560 crore, amid amended norms.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 06:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Railways, PROFIT, Goverment of India, RTI , FISCAL YEAR, Child Norms

Vande Sadharan Train

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India To Launch Vande Sadharan Train, Images Leaked Online

After Vande Bharat, the Indian Railways Ministry has come up with India's first budget-friendly, alternative "Vande Sadharan" train. Yet to officially flag off, the Vande Sadharan trains will be a good alternative for budget-conscious passengers. As per the leaked information, similar to Vande Bharat, the train will have modern facilities, 24 coaches, AC-Non/AC, along with bio-vacuum toilets, charging points, automatic doors and others. The… read-more

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 - 11:23 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vande Sadharana, Vande Bharat, Indian Railways, Automobiles, National

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Balasore-Odisha Train Accident

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Railway Probe Committee Releases Report Of Odisha Triple Accident

A signal error led to the devastating triple train accident in Balasore, Odisha, last June, the Ministry of Railways has said, releasing the findings from the Commissioner of Railway Safety's report for the first time, detailing the causes. The accident, which resulted in more than 293 deaths and over 1,000 injuries, was one of the worst rail disasters in India in the past two decades.

Sat, 22 Jul 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha Triple Accident, Probe Report, Indian Railways, tragedy, crash

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Indian Railways

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AC Coach Roof Leaks, Passenger Slams Indian Railways

Indian Railways has been slammed for it's open shower facility. On June 25, a passenger shared a video of water leaking from the roof of a passenger train coach triggered taunts and jibes at Indian Railways. A passenger of Avantika Express shared the video showing the abysmal condition of an AC coach during rainfall as water leaked from its roof. The video went viral, with netizens slamming the railways.

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 09:28 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Roof leakage, AC trains, Indian Railways, Passengers

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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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Train Accidnet

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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

Courtesy: The Hans India