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Half Yearly and Yearly season tickets for passengers from 01st April 2013

In addition to the provision of Monthly season tickets & Quarterly season tickets,Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce Half Yearly season tickets and Yearly season tickets. The Half Yearly season tickets & Yearly season tickets will be available for all categories of passengers. The introduction of passes with longer duration would be cost effective […]

Bedrolls for Garib Rath Trains to be Booked along with Ticket from 17th Jan, 2013

As discussed earlier about bedroll booking for Garib rath Express trains, time has come now to book your blankets along with your ticket with effect from 17th January 2013,tomorrow. You can give an option for bedrolls while booking tickets by Garib Rath Express Trains originating on South Central Railway and pay Rs. 25/- (Rs. Twenty […]

735.10 million tonnes of freight earnings for Indian Railways during April-December 2012

Indian Railways have carried 735.10 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April-December 2012. The freight carried shows an increase of 31.33 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 703.77 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.45 percent. During the month of December 2012, the revenue […]

Relaxation in producing ID proof for Sleeper and 2S from 15th January, 2013

Railways provide some relaxation in producing original Proof of Identity for the passengers belonging to the lower economic classes(Sleeper and 2S). An Attested photocopy of Ration Card with photograph and Nationalised Bank Passbook with photographs shall also be accepted as a prescribed proof of identity only in case of reserved tickets booked through computerized Passenger […]

Hyderabad Metro Rail will come in to service in mid-2015

The first metro rail in hyderabad is planned to run mostly in mid-2015 between Nagole and Mettuguda, which is a 9 meter wide stretch. Though it is planned to get ready in Dec 2014, A lot of time will be required for testing and trial runs. Safety measures need to be considered before allowing passengers. […]

Hike in rail charges-Effect from 21st Jan 2013

There was something so heavy on passengers. Rail Fares are Up again. Railway Minister,Pawan Kumar Bansal today announced the hike in passenger fares.The hike in fares is specified in the below table: Class Earlier Increase (per KM) Increase in fare Present (per KM)  AC First Class 10 paise 3 paise 1AC Executive 30 paise  10 […]

Revenue growth of Indian Railways in 2012

Indian Railways have calculated its appropriate revenue from 1st April to 30th November 2012 which is around Rs.78868.17 crore. Complete data is specified below. Factors In 2011(1st April to 30th November) In 2012(1st April to 30th November) % Increase Revenue Rs. 66150.48 crore Rs.78868.17 crore 19.23 Total Passenger Revenue Earnings Rs. 18742.83 crore Rs. 20423.31 […]

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