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More Facilities for General Sleeper Class Passengers

A good thing from Indian Railways to be appreciated is that facilities for general sleeper class are being improved. Though it’s a Non Air Conditioned Sleeper coach, it will be provided with snack tables, bottle holders, magazine bags and mobile/laptop charging socket etc. In addition to these there will be frequent cleaning of coaches on [...]

Cancellation Charges Revised-implementing fron 1st April 2013

Cancellation charges have been revised in the Railway Budget 2013-14 and this will come in to effect from 1st April,2013.These are minimum cancellation charges for Berth/Seat reserved i.e., for Confirmed Tickets.This will be applicable for tickets cancelled on or after 01.04.2013. Class Minimum cancellation charges in case of cancellation of confirmed tickets (in Rs.)   [...]

Free Internet Access in trains

In the Railway Budget 2013, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced that very soon they are going to provide internet access to all the Smart Phones and Laptop users while travelling in trains. This will be free of cost. I think this would be a new energy booster to all the internet users, especially for [...]

Cloak Room and Locker Charges Up by Railways from Feb 1,2013

In addition to increase in rail fares on 22nd January 2013, Railways freshly announced that Cloak Room charges and Locker Charges will be increased. This will come in to effect from 1st Feb, 2013. Railways have not revised the cloak room and locker charges since October, 2001. Passengers have to pay more from now to [...]

Fine up to 500/- on public affecting cleanliness of Railway Premises

Do you people feel disgusted about your neighbours contaminating Railway Platforms and Premises? Wanna do something but unable to… Dont worry..! In order to ensure cleanliness and hygiene at Railway premises, the Railway Act has been suitably amended. The public has to pay fines upto 500/- to the Railway administration if they are involved in [...]

Revised Passenger Fares in to effect from 00.00 Hrs of 22nd January, 2013

As per the earlier announcement, the revised passenger fares for train journey in to effect from 00:00 hrs on 22nd January,2013 (ie., from the night of 21st and 22nd January, 2013). Passengers who have booked their tickets in advance at previous rates for journey on or after 22nd January, 2013, are required to pay the [...]

Braille Stickers in trains for Visually-Challenged Passengers

Indian Railways have come up with an initiative of introducing Braille Stickers in trains for Visually-Challenged Passengers to have a comfortable journey. Things are in the process and it is about to be introduced in next Railway Budget 2013-14. According to Reports, a Senior Ministry Railway Official Says “Railways is manufacturing coaches with specially designed [...]

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