Category Archives: All About Railways

Free Railwire: Wi-Fi network by RailTel at Indian Railway Stations

What is RailWire? RailWire is the retail broadband service of RailTel. Its purpose is to provide free Wi-Fi at Railway Stations of India. RailTel has also introduced Prepaid Wi-Fi plans for local public. RailWire is a collaborative public private local entrepreneur (PPLE) model providing broadband services by leveraging the eco system available with different partners… Read More »

Indian Railways launches Brand New Train Coaches: First-Ever AC-3-Tier Economy Coach

The Indian Railways launched its first-ever air-conditioned economy class train coach. It has an advanced design of seats and berths with foldable snack tables. Other great features are the water bottle holders and free space for magazines and mobile phones. According to railway authorities, the AC-three-tier economy class coach will be affordable for the common… Read More »

Budget 2021: ₹1.1 lakh crore for Indian Railways, FM announces mega rail plan

In a move to revive the Indian Railways, one of India’s vital sectors, that faced massive financial losses amid the coronavirus pandemic Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made huge announcements for the sector with big focus on the ‘green railways’ project and railway safety fund. Sitharaman also allocated Rs 63,000 crore for the Chennai Metro and… Read More »

Railways Introduces Braille Signages for Visually-impaired at CSMT in Mumbai

In an initiative to offer reduction to divyang commuters, Central Railway’s Mumbai division, on Wednesday, January 27, launched Braille signages at main entry factors of Foot Overbridge (FOB) railings, main station places of work, ready rooms, lifts, water huts on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station in Mumbai. Braille signages for visually impaired at CSMT station… Read More »

72% Of Bullet Train Contracts For Indian Companies: Indian Railways

Seventy-two per cent of Bullet Train Contracts project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will be undertaken by domestic firms as part of the railways’ efforts to boost ”Aatmanirbhar Bharat”, Most of the high value technical work like lying of bridges and tunnels will be handled by Indian contractors, while Japanese firms will handle works related to… Read More »

Covid-19: Indian Railways has equipped AC coaches with enhanced safety features. Know more Here..

To suit the new requirements of passengers, the temperature and air-circulation settings in AC train coaches have been modified by the national transporter. Covid -19 Special Coaches in Indian Railways will be very helpful for preventing the spread of virus. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has equipped AC train coaches… Read More »

Railways to remove pantry cars from all trains; targets additional revenue of Rs 1,400 crore.

Railways Will Remove Pantry Cars Services from 300 Trains Indian Railways is planning to eliminate pantry cars from 300 long-distance trains and replace them with additional AC-3 tier coaches, which can generate revenue of Rs. 1,400 Crores per year. Trains are currently running without pantry cars due to COVID-19 pandemic. The railway is deciding to… Read More »

Railways Announcement: Premium Trains to have only AC coaches soon

Indian Railways has made a big announcement that in the high speed premium trains there will be no Sleeper Coaches. All set to replace its sleeper class coaches with Air-Conditioned (AC) coaches in the trains that are capable of running at a speed of 130 kmph and beyond. The Ministry of Railways took the decision… Read More »

NCRTC & Bombadier unveils Train design for Regional Rapid Transit System RRTS

India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train with design speed of 180 kmph unveiled The Centre on Friday disclosed the first look of the Regional Rapid Transit System RRTS train whose design is inspired by Delhi’s iconic Lotus Temple and can attain a top speed of 180 kilometers per hour on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor. The… Read More »

“User Fees” – Railways introduces a ” New Charge” for Train Travellers

Train travel is likely to become expensive in forthcoming days as passengers have to pay an additional “User fees” in addition to the train fares at some major stations with high footfall. The announcement was made by railway board CEO VK Yadav. He asserted that the additional fee will be levied in order to attract investments… Read More »