Free Press Journal
  • Tickets for Ganpati special trains sold online due to error

    A senior railway official said as per the procedure, at the time of feeding in the details of the trains the opening date entered in the system for eight trains was 20.7.2018. However, database staff erroneously entered the opening date for Train No. 09007 as 20.7.2017, instead of 20.7.2018.

  • Maharashtra: Konkan Railway undertakes measures to ensure smooth monsoon services

    Mumbai: Konkan Railway today said it has implemented various measures to ensure smooth flow of services on the section during upcoming monsoon season. It has completed all the planned safety works on its route from Kolad (after Roha station on Central Railway) to Thokur (before Mangalore station). “About 770 personnel will be patrolling the Konkan Railway route during the monsoon and vulnerable locations will be patrolled round-the-clock, besides stationary watchmen will be deployed

  • Passengers who fell ill on Tejas Express discharged

    Mumbai: The Konkan Railway today said all the passengers who had taken ill after breakfast due to food poisoning on the Mumbai-bound Tejas Express have been discharged from hospital.

  • Konkan Railway Corp’s NCDs allocated ‘Provisional IND AAA (SO)’ rating

    Mumbai : Konkan Railway Corporation Limited’s (KRCL) proposed Rs 3 billion non-convertible debentures (NCDs) were assigned a ‘Provisional IND AAA (SO)’ rating, by the India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).  The corporation, which raised Rs 500 million in April 2016, has total outstanding bonds at Rs 14, 517 million as of September 9.

  • Prabhu lays foundation for proposed Mirjan station

    Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has laid the foundation stone for a new station at Mirjan to provide convenience to passengers on the Konkan railway route. The proposed New Mirjan station is situated between Gokarna and Kumta stations of the Konkan Railway.  The new station is adjacent to the NH 66.

  • MoU signed to connect lines of Central Railway to Konkan Railway

    Mumbai: In a bid to meet the longstanding demand of connecting the Central Railway to Konkan Railway, the railway authorities will soon start the construction of a new line between Karad and Chiplun after an MoU is signed between Konkan Railway and Shapoorji Pallonji & Co on August 14.

  • Engine failure affects Konkan Railway

    Mumbai: The Konkan Railway on Monday witnessed an engine failure of a Delhi bound train that was halted for nearly two hours between Chiplun to Anjuna.

  • Monsoon Prep: Konkan Railway to deploy over 900 watchmen along tracks

    Mumbai: The Konkan Railway is taking all possible prevention measures so as to ensure uninterrupted train services in the coming monsoon. Over 900 watchmen will be deployed from June 10 to October 31 all along the Konkan Railway lines and premises. The watchmen will be on duty round the clock to take immediate action if any boulders collapse due to rain. Konkan region is prone to heavy rainfall and in the past

  • Konkan Rly special trains to clear passenger rush

    Mumbai : The Konkan Railway has announced that they will run AC reserved special trains between LT Terminus and Mangalore Junction to clear the passenger rush.

  • Chenab rail bridge to be safe against terror strike: Konkan Rly

    Mumbai: The world’s highest rail bridge being constructed over Chenab river in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will be “terror attack-proof” and is expected to be completed by early 2019, the Konkan Railway has said.