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"
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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"
To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods required to meet the needs of citizens of the nation. Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical equipment, food, etc in small… Continue reading "Parcel trains are expected to be of great utility to E Commerce Companies"
Indian Railways continues with its efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities throughout the country
On the 3rd day of the nation-wide complete lock down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Railways continued making all efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities through its freight services. During the situation of lockdown in all the States, Indian Railways staff deployed at various good sheds, stations and control offices continued working on 24/7 basis to ensure that… Continue reading "Indian Railways continues with its efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities throughout the country"
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for taking up construction of Aligarh-Harduaganj flyover by Ministry of Railways. The total length of the railway flyover will be 22 kilometer. The project is expected to be completed by 2024-25 at a cost of over Rs. 1285 crore. At Aligarh Junction Station… Continue reading "CABINET APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF ALIGARH-HARDUAGANJ FLYOVER"
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ministry of Railways, Government of India with DB Engineering & Consulting GMBH of Germany for technological cooperation inRailway Sector. The MoU was signed in February, 2020. Details: This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technological cooperation in Railway Sector will… Continue reading "Cabinet approves MOU between India and Germany in Railway Sector"
In view of current global pandemic of the Corona Virus, for containing its further spread through inter-personal proximity, it has been decided to close down metro rail services on all operational networks across the country till 31st March, 2020. Sh D S Mishra, Secretary Housing in a message to all MD’s today, has said, that this is being done in… Continue reading "Metro trains all over the country shut down till 31st March 2020"
In first of its kind initiative by South Central Railway, Hyderabad-New Delhi- Hyderabad Telangana Express, the iconic train that connects the State and the Nation’s Capital, has been wrapped with the colors of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), the Government owned Coal producing giant of India and also a premier freight customer of the Railways. The Secunderabad Division of SCR… Continue reading "Telangana Express adorned with “Singareni Colours” starts its run from Hyderabad to New Delhi"