SWR: 300 Coaches Planned for Conversion to Isolation Wards or Quarantine Hubs

SWR is gearing up to convert 300 coaches to Isolation Wards or Quarantine Hubs. Indian Railways intends to modify 5,000 passenger coaches in all. Read more »

5k Covid-19 isolation coaches from IR with readiness to ramp up 4 times

5k coaches for isolation of Covid-19 cases. IR ready to ramp it up to 20k if needed. Read more »

Lockdown: Indian Railways and IRCTC supply 11,000+ Lunches to Needy in One Day, to Expand Output Further

IRCTC and Indian Railways have geared up to supply meals to the needy at various locations were base kitchens are located. Over 11,000 meals were supplied on 29th March Read more »

Despite Lockdown, Indian Railways Loads 23,000+ Wagons of Essential Commodities on 27th March, 1.25 Lakh Wagons in 5 Days

23682 wagons of essential commodities were ferried by Indian Railways in 425 rakes to ensure that the supply chains keep functioning. The total number of wagons carrying essential commodities during the past... Read more »

SWR: Bengaluru Division Gears Up to Fight COVID-19, Sets up Quarantine Facilities, Trains Staff

Bengaluru Division, of South Western Railway has taken up various preventive and relief measures against Pandemic Covid-19. Read more »

SR: Special Parcel Trains to run for Transport of Essential Goods

Southern Railway to run special parcel trains in order to transport medical or other essential goods between Coimbatore-Delhi, Rajkot, Jaipur, and Salem-Bhatinda are ready to run Read more »

SWR: Transport of Essential Commodities via Rail Continues in Lockdown

In Bengaluru Division, 21 Rakes of essential commodities were moved for the districts of Bengaluru urban and surrounding region. These rakes had rice, wheat, LPG, fuel and salt Read more »

Indian Railways Declares Force Majeure till 14th April 2020

Indian Railways has decided that the period from 22.03.2020 to 14.04.2020 shall be treated under “Force Majeure”. During this period no demurrage, wharfage, stacking, stabling, detention and ground usage charge shall be... Read more »

Indian Railways Sets Up Board Control Cell, Helplines 138 & 139, Social Media for Passenger Queries, Suggestions

Both 138 & 139, as well as Social Media cell, would be manned round-the-clock to answer inquiries, provide assistance (wherever possible) & to disseminate relevant information to Railway customers Read more »

Indian Railways Ticket Refund Rules: Easy FAQs

Refund rules have been relaxed by Indian Railways due to the lockdown imposed to battle coronavirus disease COVID-19. Here is a quick FAQ for better understanding of the rules: Read more »