Tag Archives: Indian Railways

Trains between Bengaluru city and Kempegowda International Airport: All you need to know

The eight-car diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) train has the capacity to carry 2,402 passengers in each trip. The Indian Railways is now operating trains from Bengaluru city station to the newly built Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli (KIAD) railway halt station. The South Western Railway has begun service to the Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli (KIAD) railway… Read More »

Indian Railways Train cancellation refund: Big update for passengers, Railways extends time limit for claims

Railways Extends Time To Claim Refunds For Trains Cancelled Between March And July Indian Railways Train cancellation refund rules, status: Indian Railways in a statement said that the decision was taken by the Ministry of Railways to the time limit beyond six months and up to nine months from the date of the journey for… Read More »

IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website to be launched today: All you need to know.

Image Source : IRCTC The IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website and mobile app comes with a host of user friendly features. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on (Thursday) December 31, 2020 launched the revamped website and mobile app of IRCTC. The IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website and mobile app comes with a host of user friendly features… Read More »

Western Railways: Check the Revised timings and new Timetable of Trains

Due to operational reasons, the timings of few special trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and few express trains leaving from Mumbai have been revised from December 01. The Western Railway (WR) has also announced the revision in timings of some other trains that operate from its zone. Let us now have a look at the New… 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 »

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 »

Festival Bonanza by Railways | Additional 392 Festive Special Trains from 20 Oct 20

As the festive season is around the corner the Indian Railways has announced the operation of additional 196 pairs (392 trains) of Festival Special Trains. Indian Railways will operate these services from 20 Oct 2020, to 30 Nov 2020. The ticket fare for these Festival Special trains will be that of special trains, which means… Read More »

Indian Railways: Know all about Senior Citizens Concession In Train Journey

What is Senior citizens Concession in Indian Railway? Thinking of going for a vacation after retirement, but worrying about the cost? Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with concessions in railway tickets for Indian male above the age of 60 and Indian females above the age of 58. While males are… 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 »

Railopolis: Airport like World-class Railway Stations in Habibganj

Indian Railways’ 1st airport-like world-class railway stations at Habibganj, Bhopal, will be ready by December 2020. Railopolis Hubs at Railway Stations are the places for people to spend quality time at food stalls, cafeteria and retail shops similar to the airports. Get ready to enjoy airport-like facilities at the railway stations! Indian Railway plans to… Read More »