To clear the festive rush, Ministry of Railways has approved 196 pairs (392 trains) of “Festival Special” services over Indian Railways to be operated from 20th October 2020 and 30th November 2020. The fare for these Festival Special services shall be that applicable for special trains. Zonal Railways will notify their schedule well in advance. The list of the trains… Continue reading "Ministry of Railways approves 196 pairs of “Festival Special” services"
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User Depot Module (UDM) developed by CRIS (Centre for Railway Information Systems) was rolled out digitally across all User Depots of Western Railway by Sri P. C. Sharma, Member(T&RS) on 28.09.2020. This system will be implemented shortly across all Zones of Indian Railways. Railway’s supply chain up to Stores Depots has already been digitized, however activities at user end are… Continue reading "Indian Railway rolls out User Depot Module (UDM)"
Aligned With Prime Minister’s ‘Make in India’ Policy: Durga Shanker Mishra Infrastructure is one of the five pillars of AtmaNirbhar Bharat envisioned by our Hon’ble Prime Minister and it is a matter of great pride that these high-speed, high-frequency commuter trains for RRTS are entirely being manufactured under the government’s ‘Make in India’ policy, said Shri DurgaShanker Mishra, Secretary, MoHUA… Continue reading "First Look of India’s First RRTS Train Unveiled"
5601 coaches have been converted into Covid Care Centers by Indian Railways (IR) in the months of March, April, May and June of 2020 to combat Corona virus pandemic. The Zonal Railway wise details of the conversion of these coaches are as under: S.No. Zonal Railways Coaches converted into isolation coaches 1 Central Railway 482 2 Eastern Railway 381 3 East… Continue reading "Conversion of Passenger Compartments into Isolation Wards"
Considering the huge demand for travel on specific routes, Ministry of Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of Clone Special trains (list annexed in the link below) from 21.09.2020. These Clone trains will run on notified timings and will be fully reserved trains. The stoppages shall be limited to operational halts. The 19 pairs of Clone Special trains will… Continue reading "Ministry of Railways announces 20 pairs of Clone Special trains from 21.09.2020"
Six overnight train services from Chennai to Madurai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi, Mettupalayam, Kanniyakumari and Sengottai are set to resume from September 7. Two pairs of special trains listed are as follows: Train No. 12637/12638 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Pandian Express. Train No. 12673/12674 MGR Chennai Central – Coimbatore Cheran Express. With an aim to re-open economic activities, the Tamil Nadu Government… Continue reading "Full details about trains from Central and Egmore from Sept 7"
Indian Railways has taken numerous steps and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus infection. Sustaining the ruthless fight against COVID-19, Indian Railways’ production unit, Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed a Post Covid Coach to fight Covid 19. This Post Covid Coach has design improvements in the coach like handsfree amenities, copper-coated handrails & latches, plasma air purification… Continue reading "Indian Railways creates POST COVID COACH to ensure safer journey"
No.159/2020-21 As per the request of the Government of Tamil Nadu, in view of the increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Tamilnadu, the following special trains running within Tamilnadu State are cancelled from 29.06.2020 to 15.07.2020. Train Nos 02606/02605 Tiruchchirappalli – Chengalpattu – Tiruchchirappalli (via Vridhachalam) (daily). Superfast Intercity Special (Daily) Train Nos 02636/02635… Continue reading "Cancellation of special Trains"
Indian Railways plans to gradually restart passenger train operations from 12th May, 2020, initially with 15 pairs of trains (30 return journeys). These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi. Thereafter, Indian Railways shall start more special services… Continue reading "Gradual Resumption of Select Passenger Services by Indian Railways"
Indian Railways staff from a number of Railway organizations like IRCTC, RPF, Zonal Railways and others have worked tirelessly to keep alive the Railways’ commitment of social service by selflessly and voluntarily providing hot cooked meals to needy people after the lockdown due to COVID-19. Railways has been providing bulk cooked food with paper plates for lunch and food packets… Continue reading "More than 1 Million free Hot Cooked Meals Distributed to Needy Persons by India Railways"