Indian Railways Pumped 1.46 Lakh Crores As Capex in FY19-20, Electrified 5,782 km of Route

Indian Railways has pumped in Rs. 1.46 lakh crores as capital expenditure in the financial year 2019-20, according to a statement by the ministry Read more »

Indian Railways to Start 200 Non AC Trains from 1st June: Minister Piyush Goyal

The Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has announced the starting of 200 trains for passengers from 1st June 2020. Online booking to start soon. Read more »

Indian Railways Asked to Consult MHA Before Running More Shramik Special Trains in Revised Order

Ministry of Home Affairs asks Indian Railways to consult before running more Shramik Special Trains between states, according to a revised order. Read more »

Indian Railways Announces Sops for Freight Transport in COVID-19 Pandemic

Indian Railways announces several sops for freight transporters during the COVID-19 pandemic, including removal of haulage charge for empty movement of containers and flat wagons Read more »

UPDATED with More Photos: Indian Railways Coach Hospital: What it looks like

Southern Railway has modified coaches as hospitals to keep coronavirus patients in isolation. Every coach will have several modifications. See pics. Read more »

Coronavirus: Indian Railways Ropes in Staff Qualified but not Working as Doctors or Paramedics

Indian Railways (IR) is preparing a database of qualified MBBS/Paramedical employees in Railways who are not working as Doctors/Paramedics so as to train them going forward. 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 »

Ministry of Railways Signs MoU with German Co DB Engineering for Technological Co-Operation: Union Cabinet Apprised.

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... Read more »

Indian Railways Production Units to Manufacture Protective Equipment for COVID-19

Indian Railways to help combat need for protective equipment by using its production units to manufacture equipment required for medical facilities to combat the COVID-19 pandemic Read more »