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 »

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 »

SR: Movement of Essential Commodities Continues in Lockdown

Southern Railway is doing its part in moving essential commodities over its network. Southern Railway has major good sheds for handling/unloading food grains at Arakkonam, Chengalpattu, Katpadi, Erode, Tiruppur, Salem Read more »

SWR: Hubballi Division Takes Up Intensive Cleaning, Sanitization of Stations, Offices and Colonies

Hubballi Division has undertaken the initiative to sanitize stations and each and every residential unit in various railway colonies and all the offices where essential employees are working Read more »

SWR: Diesel Loco Shed Hubballi Manufactures Hand Sanitizer

This shed is equipped with a laboratory to cater to locomotive maintenance requirements such as lubricant analysis, chemical analysis of various materials etc. Read more »

SR: Workshops Take Lead to Meet Requirement of Medical Essentials

Perambur Loco Works is making hand sanitizers for its use in railway offices and railway hospitals. Similarly Goldern Rock Workshop, Tiruchirappalli has also produced in-house 10 litres of hand sanitizers. Read more »

Working with State Govts to Ensure Transport of Essential Goods: SWR GM

South Western Railway is working with other zones and state governments to ensure transport of commodities continues with minimal staff Read more »