With an aim to enhance safety and security for women passengers, Central Railway will install closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) in 771 ladies coaches of Mumbai Suburban Trains. Notably, the new CCTV will be an addition to199 CCTV cameras. Moreover, Talk back System will be installed in all Ladies compartment of 151 EMU Rakes ( local trains ) for which purchase order is already placed for commissioning.
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PM Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate five Vande Bharat Express. On June 27, PM Modi will launch express trains in Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, Goa and Karnataka routes. high speed trains would operate are- Rani Kamalapati (Bhopal)-Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express; Khajuraho-Bhopal-Indore Vande Bharat Express; Madgaon (Goa)-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express; Dharwad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express; and Hatia-Patna Vande Bharat Express. With this, total… read-more
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Beginning on August 8, BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited) boosted the number of trains during non-peak hours. Metro trains will now operate every day at 15-minute intervals between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Previously, Bengaluru metro trains operated at 20-minute intervals. The decision to increase metro train frequency was made to benefit passengers who travel late at night and early in the morning.
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On the Delhi-Rohtak railway track line, eight bogies were derailed on August 7. Following the incident, the concerned authority blocked the railway track at the Kharawar rail line, in Rohtak, Haryana. The goods train was headed from Shakur Basti in Delhi to Suratgarh via Rohtak. It was laden with coal. Furthermore, police reached the spot and launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident.
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
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The ongoing anti-Agnipath protest resulted in interruption of train services for people, across India. Due to the nationwide protest against the new Army recruitment scheme, approximately 491 trains, including 229 mail express and 254 passenger trains were disturbed in functioning, informed Indian Railways, on June 20. Furthermore, trains in routes of Ghaziabad, Delhi, Punjab, Mumbai and other regions, were cancelled, on June 20, due to the… read-more
As per the latest developments, Indian Railways has cancelled 92 trains. In addition, the cancellation was taken in view of various issues and concerns in connection with railway operations. While 92 trains are fully cancelled, approximately 21 trains are partially cancelled on April 2, confirmed the IRCTC website. Notably, the operations are halted in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal among others.
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Indian Railways has cancelled 442 trains, on February 5. The authorities have taken the decision in view of ongoing repairs in different railway zones across the country. The cancellation of trains can be problematic for the passengers who were to board the trains on February 5. The list of cancelled trains has been released on the NTES Railways website. Notably, The department advised passengers to check updates before leaving home.
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