Tag Archives: RAILWAY MINISTRY

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

First Time in the History, Special Parcel Train from Andhra Pradesh to Bangladesh carrying Dry Chilly.

Indian Railways loads Special Parcel Train to transport dry chilies from Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh to Benapole, Bangladesh. In this era of pandemic amidst Covid-19, Indian Railways has taken many life-saving steps to prove that Indian Railways is The Lifeline of the Nation. It has listed many accomplishments in tough situation of Corona, like… 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 »