Tag Archives: Indian Railways

“First Time in History” Indian Railways achieves 100 per cent punctuality record.

Indian Railways achieves 100 % punctuality rate for the  “First time in history”. Indian Railways claimed it has achieved 100 per cent punctuality rate — for the “first time in its history” — on July 1. That means none of its passenger trains faced delays and their departures and arrivals were on time. It is,… Read More »

Different Types of Trains in Indian Railways | The National Transporter

Indian Railways is the Lifeline of Indian Transportation System. It is one of the most affordable, reliable and busiest modes of transportation in India. Railways connect various cities, towns, states, districts, and regions. Indian Railways operates many types of trains that include high-speed, fully air-conditioned premium trains, point-to-point superfast trains, mountain railways (declared as UNESCO… Read More »

First State to use Railways “COVID Care Centre”: Uttar Pradesh

Covid Care Centre by Indian Railways Uttar Pradesh has become the India’s first state to use the Railways Coronavirus isolation wards. COVID Care Centre coaches are deployed at Mau station in UP.  This first COVID Care Centre in Uttar Pradesh has received 59 suspected COVID-19 cases in last two days, officials said on Tuesday. Out of… Read More »

Indian Railways runs its most powerful ‘Make in India’ locomotive | WAG12B (12000 HP)

Make in India initiative WAG12B (12000 HP) is the world’s first high horsepower locomotive which is operationalized on a broad gauge track. The first 12000 HP made in India Locomotive is manufactured by Madhepura Electric Loco Factory situated in Bihar. WAG12 was put into operation by Indian Railways from Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction Station… Read More »

The Story of Incredible Konkan Railways

The Konkan Railways (KR) is operated by the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd., with its headquarters at CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The first passenger train ran on Konkan railway tracks on 20 March 1993, between Udupi and Mangalore. It is a 740km route in Konkan Railway that covers the region from Kolad after… Read More »

10 MOST Epic & Amazing Facts of Indian Railways

Indian Railways is an Epic service that organizes and runs 11,000 trains every day on tracks spread over 60,000 km in length.  It is the Indian Railways the Big Boss that employs close to 1.54 million people, making it the seventh-largest employer in the world, according to Forbes. India has one of the largest railway… Read More »

The Shatabdi Express & Garib Rath Express will back on Tracks Soon.

The lifeline of India – Indian Railways is coming back on track! Indian Railways pride “The Shatabdi Express” and “Garib Rath Express” will run soon again.  Around 18 trains of Shatabdi and Garib Rath of Lucknow Shatabdi, Pataliputra, Chandigarh, Jabalpur and Garib Rath, which had been closed for the last two and a half months… Read More »

First Isolation Ward for Covid-19 by Indian Railways deployed in Delhi.

First Isolation Ward for Covid-19 by Indian Railways deployed in Delhi. Isolation Ward for Covid-19 by Indian Railways deployed in Delhi is very first of its kind. As per Railway Ministry the first isolation ward for Covid -19 has been started at Delhi Railway station on 1-Jun-20 as per government guidelines. The guidelines recently issued… Read More »

Lockdown Refund by Western Railways to start from 27-May

Western Railways has decided to resume refund of PRS train tickets for passenger trains cancelled due to lockdown. In Mumbai Division of Western Railway, passengers will be able to get refund of their PRS tickets from 27th May.  Passengers of Mumbai to facilitate Indian Railways has decided to restore the phases of passenger train services… Read More »