Tag: Indian Railways

Indian Railways to go Airport style, check-in 20 minutes before departure

Bilaspur-Leh proposed railway line may be declared ‘national project’

New Delhi: The railways has suggested that strategically important 465-km railway line proposed between Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur and Jammu and Kashmir’s Leh along the Indo-China border be declared a “national project”, a Northern Railway (NR) official said on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, NR General Manager Vishesh Chaubey said:[Read More…]

Indian Railways to manufacture 3,100 electric engines within five years

Indian Railways to manufacture 3,100 electric engines within five years

Indian Railways to manufacture 3100 more electric engines within five years. The manufacturing will be done at four major loco production centres in India including Chittaranjan, Varanasi, Dankuni and Patiala. The manufacturing includes newly installed WAG-9 three phase advanced engine production that is mostly used in goods trains. Southern Railways[Read More…]

Railways to rework flexi fare scheme in premier trains

No free travel insurance in trains from September 1: Railways

The Indian Railways will not provide free travel insurance to its passengers starting September 1, an official said on Saturday. A senior Railway Ministry official said that the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to stop free travel insurance starting September 1 and “the option of free[Read More…]

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