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 »

Covid 19 effect: Now unreserved ticket counters closed until March 31

Passengers can however claim refund of e-tickets online through IRCTC website. There shall be no booking of fresh parcel traffic during the period. Read more »

Train Cancelled? Have a Counter Bought Ticket? Avail Refunds Upto 21st June 2020

Indian Railways has extended the period of obtaining refunds for trains cancelled because of COVID-19 preventive measures to 21st June 2020. Read more »

IRCTC cancels all three private trains citing low occupancy

Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation has cancelled all three private trains it runs with immediate effect. Read more »

Platform ticket rate hike: More number of stations added

IR adds to its list of stations where platform ticket rates were hiked to Rs 50. Read more »