Tag Archives: Railways Ministry

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 »

West Bengal: PM Modi unveils Rs 3,000-crore Metro Railway Connectivity Projects

PM Modi unveils Rs 3,000-crore railway connectivity projects in West Bengal. The impact of Made in India is visible in the Metro or Railways. PM Modi said with the inauguration of the extension of Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar, the travel time between both the destinations would be reduced from 90 minutes to 25… 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 »

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 »

World’s First Electrified Railway Tunnel by Indian Railways

Indian Railways has started building World’s First electrified railway tunnel for Dedicated Freight Corridor. It is one of biggest dream project of the Indian Railways.  This Dedicated Freight Corridor is getting accomplished rapidly despite the covid-19 pandemic. The biggest obstacle to this project came to an end last week. An explosion was carried out in… 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 »

All About Railway Tracks| Rail Gauge – Broad Gauge, Narrow Gauge, Standard Gauge & Meter Gauge

Indian Railway – The Lifeline of India is the Asia’s largest and World’s second-largest railway network. Indian Railways route length network is spread over 1,23,236 kms, with 13,452 passenger trains and 9,141 freight trains plying 23 million travelers and 3 million tonnes (MT) of freight daily from 7,349 stations transports almost 2.5 crore passengers daily. Most often people travel through… 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 »

Lockdown Extended for Regular Trains | Suspended till August, 12.

As India recorded the highest single-day jump of nearly 19,000 COVID-19 cases, Delhi surpassed Mumbai on Wednesday while the lockdown in containment zones in West Bengal was extended till July 31 and a fresh ‘test, track and treat’ strategy put in place by the Centre to curb the spread of infection. The Indian Railways has… Read More »