Indian Railways

Nuclear Power Plant likely to setup by Railways jointly with NPCIL

Indian Railways plan to setup 1400 MW capacity Nuclear Power Plants in joint venture with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) as the present peak power requirement of Indian Railways is around 4000 MW. The thermal power plant of 1000 MW capacity being set up in Joint Venture (JV) with NTPC Ltd. is presently […]

Braille Stickers in railway coaches from October 2013

I think this would be good news to blind people who feels uncomfortable travelling in trains in recognizing their berths or coaches.Presently railways provide seat numbers or berths information which are mostly in the form of vinyl stickers/metallic plates and have no Braille characters. So taking this in to consideration Railways going to provide Braille […]

Special Trains for Puri Rath Yatra 2013

To clear the extra rush of passengers during Rath Yatra Festival,Railways provide some special extra trains from different parts of Odisha, West Bengal  and Andhra Pradesh from 10-07-13. Special trains will also run to and from Puri to clear extra rush on the occasion of Sandhya Darshan, Bahuda Yatra and Sunavesa. Apart from this, six […]

SMS Based Ticketing System launched by Railways

Want to book train tickets within minutes? What if Railways allow bookings through Mobile? Yes… You are thinking right… In order to provide improved customer service, Indian Railways have launched SMS Based Ticketing System for passengers. You can get your ticket details through SMS instantly and can even get PNR status through SMS. No needs […]

New Type of Blankets in trains for passengers

Railways provides a new type of blankets for passengers with improved comfort.Earlier Woollen blankets are supplied directly to passengers.But from now these blankets will be wrapped in a cotton cloth. With this passengers feel more comfortable as these are softer and provides a warmth feeling.To improve hygenic conditions these blankets will be washed after every […]

Rs.10 Lakh cheque from Railway Women’s Welfare organization for Uttarakhand victims

Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO), a noted voluntary organization of the wives of Indian Railway officers, has come forward to make a donation to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for extending help in the rehabilitation of the flood victims of Uttarakhand. The Minister of Railways, Shri Mallikarjun Kharge received a cheque of Rs.10 lakh […]

Secunderabad-Tirupati Padmavati Express with Bio-toilets in all coaches

To maintain eco-friendly,Bio-tiolets have been introduced already.After successful trials, 166  Bio-toilets have already been fitted to 55  coaches so far on various trains such as Hussain Sagar Express and Padmavati Express etc. The process of setting up  another 110  Boi-toilets on 32 coaches on identified trains has already been started and is likely to be […]

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