Controlling Train Operations During A COVID-19 Pandemic

The Control Office is the nerve centre of train operations. During a pandemic, are viable disaster recovery plans and redundancy built into the system? Read more »

Indian Railways Adopting RFID for Tracking Coaches and Wagons

Indian Railways' CRIS is to implement the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) project to track wagons and coaches with RFID systems. Read more »

Calling Indian Railways for Help Now Easier: 139 and 182 the only Numbers to Remember

Indian Railways has decided that the Beta version of Rail Madad along with the integrated helpline numbers 139 and 182 will be the only point of contact with Railway authorities for complaints... Read more »

IRCTC, PRS to Get Big Upgrades, Better Experience

Big upgrades may be in store for the Passenger Reservation System (PRS) and IRCTC's website soon. Read more »

RailDrishti-A dashboard for passenger convenience

Indian Railways on Monday launched the Rail Drishti dashboard. This will provide information on a train’s arrival, freight related enquiries, unpaid supplier bills besides assaying food quality at rail kitchens. The dashboard... Read more »

Plans to equip TTEs with pocket size POS machines

Indian Railways is planning to equip its travelling ticket examiners (TTEs) with pocket sized Point of Sale (POS) machines for receiving money. Read more »

Realtime tracking of trains now possible, satellite tracking being installed on 2,700 locomotives

Indian Railways have begun a shift to satellite positioning to enable realtime tracking of thousands of trains across its massive network. 2700 locomotives, mainly used for passenger trains, are expected to be... Read more »