COVID-19 Impact on Indian Railways: Huge Loss to be faced by Indian Railways

As we all know, the outbreak of Coronavirus has made the country standstill since March 2020. The Indian Railways has stopped all the passenger train services during lockdown period and also limited its freight trains services. The Railways generates its internal revenue primarily from passenger and freight trains. Due to limited connectivity and the travel… Read More »

Indian Railways hands over ten locomotives to Bangladesh Further Boosting Bilateral Ties

Indian Railways hands over ten locomotives to Bangladesh on Monday, with the leadership of the two sides committing themselves to more connectivity and infrastructure initiatives to boost trade and create new supply chains. India handed over 10 railway locomotives to Bangladesh on 27 July 2020, reflecting its continued efforts to further boost bilateral economic engagement… Read More »

Bharat Darshan – Ramayana Circuit of India | Post Lockdown Initiative by Indian Railways

The word Ramayana means Rama’s progress or movement. The Ramayana is Rama-centric who is also called ‘Maryada Purushottam‘. Ramayana is an epic narrative poem written in Sanskrit, the ancient language of India. Lord Rama during his time of exile travelled to different parts of India and those places are now worshipped with great reverence. Some of… Read More »

IRCTC Guidelines for Pilgrimage Journey in 2020 | “Ramayana Circuit of India”

Preventive measures for Tourists to contain spread of COVID-19. Guidelines for Pilgrimage Journey in 2020 A. Generic preventive measures : Tourists should wear face covers/mask and hand gloves (preferable reusable) or ensure for proper disposal. Tourists should practice frequent hand washing with soap or use of alcohol-based sanitizers in train/transport/stay etc. Tourists are advised to… Read More »

ISRO Satellites to Track, Monitor & Manage Assets of Indian Railways

To improve the efficiency of operations, Indian Railways have introduced the tracking of trains via ISRO Satellites. Railways has installed a global positioning system  (GPS) in 2700 electric locomotives and in 3800 diesel locomotive, and it plans to fit the GPS in 6000 locomotives by December 2021, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said. “By December… Read More »

Zero Contact Between Passenger & TTE with QR Code Scanner at Railway Station | Indian Railways

One more step forward by Indian Railways. Indian Railways has implemented QR Code ticket checking system for checking Ticket without any contact with the passenger. Railway ticket examiners have started checking tickets by scanning QR codes printed on tickets under Moradabad division of Northern Railways. With this move, the railway officials aim to reduce human-to-human… Read More »

Rail Coach Factories in India | Indian Railways

Indian Railway’s Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) is the sole R & D organization of Indian Railways and functions as the technical advisor to Railway Board, Zonal Railways and Production Units. One of the foremost roles that RDSO has played is that of developing and maintaining standards and specifications which ensure that all technologies… Read More »

Indian Railways: Rail Locomotive Factories in India

Where is train engine made in India? The Rail Locomotive Factories in India are growing in a massive pace. Indian Railways is fully independent in the matter of building all its equipment. The industry based on railway equipment was established as ‘Peninsular Locomotive Company’ at Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in 1921. The World’s largest locomotive… Read More »

All About Railway Tracks| Rail Gauge – Broad Gauge, Narrow Gauge, Standard Gauge & Meter Gauge

Indian Railway – The Lifeline of India is the Asia’s largest and World’s second-largest railway network. Indian Railways route length network is spread over 1,23,236 kms, with 13,452 passenger trains and 9,141 freight trains plying 23 million travelers and 3 million tonnes (MT) of freight daily from 7,349 stations transports almost 2.5 crore passengers daily. Most often people travel through… Read More »

All Northeast Capitals will have Train Connectivity by 2023 | Railway Board Chairman

Railways Board Chairman, V.K Yadav announced that “All Northeast Capitals will have Train Connectivity by 2023″.  The railway network for the Northeastern Capitals was awaited from last 5 years. The last stretch from Katra to Banihal will be completed by December 2022. As per Shri V K Yadav; All the Northeast States will get Railway… Read More »