Tag Archives: Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways registers highest freight loading & earning in 2020-21. New record despite COVID-19 challenges!

In consecutive ten respective months from September 2020 to June 2021, Indian Railways has maintained the momentum of highest freight loading. Covid-19 has been used by Indian Railways as an opportunity to improve all round efficiencies and performances. Despite COVID-19 pandemic challenges, Indian Railways closed the financial year 2020-21 with record of highest freight loading. In the… Read More »

Indian Railways to add 350 km to 400 km of Dedicated Freight Corridor by March, says Rail Minister Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways is making dedicated freight corridors to provide exclusive movement on fast speeds for goods trains. Dedicated Freight corridor is being seen as a game-changer in the Economic Development of India, Indian Railways has said. भारतीय रेलवे माल गाड़ियों के लिए तेज गति पर विशेष गति प्रदान करने के लिए समर्पित फ्रेट कॉरिडोर बना… 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 »

Special Trains for Aspirants of IIT, NEET & NDA – Know How to Avail this Facility

The Indian Railways – The Life line of India has again came forward, this time with special trains for Aspirants of IIT, NEET & NDA. The national transporter has decided to run 20 special trains for Aspirants of IIT, NEET & NDA from September 2 to 15. The railway station will have unreserved ticket counters… Read More »

World Class Ayodhya Railway Station on Ram Mandir Model by Indian Railways

Arrangements for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya are in full swing; on the other hand, Ayodhya railway station is also being transformed on the line of Ram Mandir. Ayodhya: It is the sacred birthplace of Lord Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. Ayodhya has been regarded… Read More »

India to get bullet trains on 7 new routes | NHAI to acquire land for high-speed trains tracks

Indian Railways will shortly have a huge network of high-speed bullet trains on seven new routes and, to accelerate the project, the Indian Railways along with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will begin the process of acquiring land. According to reports, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will soon acquire land to… Read More »

Privatization of Indian Railways | Pros & Cons of Privatization

Indian Railways was private before 1947. Kolkata Rail was under BNR Company & East India Rail Company. Mumbai Central Rail was under Peninsular Company. Besides Baroda Rail, Martin Rail was existing. At that time, Railways was developing at a rapid rate. After nationalization in 1951, Railways was developed under political view. Even corruption & mismanagement… Read More »

“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 »

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 »

Complete List of 200 Train starting from June 1! Booking of train through ITCTC Site and CSC for Rural Areas

Indian Railways has decided to open passenger ticket reservation counters at railway stations across the country from Friday. Railways resume around 1.7 lakh common service for delivering e-services of the government. Railway minister Piyush Goyal today also announced that booking of train tickets will resume at around 1.7 lakh common service centres from tomorrow across… Read More »