Contaminated water at stations

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Delhi HC Directs Railways To Submit Report Regarding Contaminated Water Supply Allegations

The Delhi High Court bench led by CJ Satish Chandra Sharma, including Subramounium Prasad, asked the Indian Railways to file a fresh status report in a matter relating to the alleged supply of contaminated drinking water to passengers. Petitioners also mentioned manipulation in the award of contracts for setting up chlorination plants. Notably, the petitioner's counsel also informed that the last status report was filed by Railways in October… read-more

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 06:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAYS, Delhi HC, Contaminated water, Indian Stations, Petition

Railway Tracks

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Telangana: 3 Railway Workers Mowed Down By Rajdhani Express, Families Demand Action

In a tragic incident, three railway workers were killed after a speeding train hit them while they were working on the railway tracks. On September 20, the deceased identified as Durgaiah (railway worker) and two contract workers, Pegada Ramesh and Venu were applying grease to tracks, when a speeding Rajadhani express train heading towards Delhi from Bangalore, hit them, following which deceased's relatives… read-more

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAYS, rajdhani express, Mowed Down, Railways Worker Killed, Peddapalli

 Mumbai Central Railway AC Local Trains

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More AC Local Trains To Be Offered By Central Railway In Mumbai

Central Railway (CR) intends to add 8-10 new air-conditioned local train services. Presently, CR operates 56 AC trains on weekdays, carrying over 35,000 people with an average of 707 passengers each trip, increasing from 99 in February. The number of passengers using AC locals has grown significantly in the last six months. The reaction has increased following the 50%… read-more

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 10:40 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mumbai, RAILWAYS, Central Railway, AC train, local trains

World's Highest Railway Bridge On Chenab River

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World's Highest Railway Bridge On Chenab River To Be Equipped With Golden Joint

The "Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link Project" of Indian Railways is nearing completion of the world's highest single-arch railway bridge across the Chenab River. The bridge spans a 272-km railway line and is 359 meters high. The bridge will also have a "Golden Joint" that connects the two sides of the bridge. The golden joint will connect the two bridge segments and the bridge overarch deck using High Strength Friction Grip bolts. 

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: World's highest railway bridge, Chenab river, Golden Joint, RAILWAYS, Indian Railways

Courtesy: Zee news

Brahmaputra Mail

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Assam Rail Traffic Disrupted For Many Hours As Brahmaputra Mail Collides With Bull

The overhead equipment (OHE) on the Delhi-Howrah train line collapsed when 15658 Brahmaputra Mail collided with a bull on July 30. Rail traffic was interrupted for almost 10 hours. Following the event, all trains upline were halted, and a railway team restored the line from Prayagraj to the incident site. Brahmaputra Mail engine had also experienced some mechanical difficulties, although no one was injured as a result of the event.

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 05:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Assam, rail traffic, RAILWAYS, Bull, Brahmaputra Mail

Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Cancels 148 Trains Across India Due To Track Repairs On July 26

Indian Railways canceled 148 trains across India owing to track repair and operational work on July 26. More than 48 trains have been partially canceled and some rescheduled as a result of similar circumstances. 42 trains that were originally planned to depart have had their timetables modified by Indian Railways owing to derailings caused by natural disasters and other maintenance-related concerns. Passengers can check the updated list on… read-more

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 10:56 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: RAILWAYS, IRCTC, Indian Railways, Technical Error, Trains

Courtesy: Zee news

Railways

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Railways Spent Rs 62 Crore In Last 5 Years On Free Rail Travel For Lok Sabha Members

Over the last five years, free rail travel for current and retired Lok Sabha members have cost the treasury Rs 62 crore. According to reports under Right to Information Act, this includes approximately Rs 2.5 crore in the pandemic-hit 2020-21 fiscal year. While MPs are permitted to travel for free in first class air-conditioned or executive class on trains, their spouses are also permitted to do so under certain restrictions.

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 03:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: free train travel, RAILWAYS, lok sabha, right to information act, Free Travel

Courtesy: DNA India

Revolver Shot

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Railway Section Engineer Commit Suicide After Being Depressed For Years: Maharashtra

In Palghar district of Maharashtra, Nitesh Chourasia (36), a section engineer with the railways allegedly committed suicide. On June 19, a police official confirmed the news and said, he committed suicide at his residence in Vartak Nagar, around 11;30 pm. Chourasia was said to be depressed for the past six-seven years and shot himself dead. However, he didn't blame anyone for the incident and is survived by wife and son.

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 04:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Section Engineer, RAILWAYS, Maharashtra(95), Palghar, Commited Suicide

Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal

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Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal In Bengaluru Becomes Operational

Bengaluru's Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal was inaugurated on June 6. The first train to operate at the station was Ernakulam Tri-Weekly Express. The air-conditioned SMV Railway Terminal, which is located between Banaswadi and Baiyyappanahalli in the city, is a Rs 314 crore project and the third main terminal after Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yashwanthpur Railway Station. It contains solar panels on the roof and a rain harvesting… read-more

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 11:25 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: bengaluru, RAILWAYS, Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal, Bengaluru City Railway Station, Yashwanthpur Railway Station

Courtesy: Zee News

Indian Railways

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Indian Railways Cancelled 6,995 Trains For Maintenance Work; 1,934 For Coal Transportation

Approximately 9,000 train services have been canceled by Indian Railways in the first six months of 2022. 6,995 train services were suspended for maintenance or construction purposes, whereas 1,934 trains were terminated due to coal movement from March to May. According to officials, Indian Railways is on track to complete 58 supercritical and 68 crucial projects over the next few years, therefore maintenance and construction work are being… read-more

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 08:49 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: train, Indian Railways, RAILWAYS, Coal, construction

Courtesy: Zee News