Ministry of Railways

Do not travel to other cities unless absolutely necessary: PM Modi urges India amid coronavirus outbreak

Do not travel to other cities unless absolutely necessary: PM Modi urges India amid coronavirus outbreak

He also urged people to refrain from violating the quarantine rules and follow the instructions given by health officials.

Want to book tickets for your family? Link IRCTC account with Aadhaar; Know more

Want to book tickets for your family? Link IRCTC account with Aadhaar; Know more

In a press release issued by the Ministry of Railways, new guidelines have been listed down to eliminate unscrupulous during the booking ...Read More

'Poverty porn is not empowerment': Twitter slams Ministry of Railways for 'glorifying' lady coolies

'Poverty porn is not empowerment': Twitter slams Ministry of Railways for 'glorifying' lady coolies

A user pointed it out that that the Modi government had asked to drop the word coolie and instead call them "sahayak".

Free WiFi at 415 stations to continue even after contract with Google ends: RailTel

Free WiFi at 415 stations to continue even after contract with Google ends: RailTel

New Delhi: RailTel, the Miniratna PSU, said that the free WiFi services at 415 stations will continue even after its contract period with...Read More

'Performing stunts in train is punishable  office': Railway Ministry condemns on death of 26-yr-old who lost life

'Performing stunts in train is punishable office': Railway Ministry condemns on death of 26-yr-old who lost life

The Ministry of Railways recently tweeted a video of 26-year-old Dilshan, hanging outside the train- performing a stunt. Dilshan lost his...Read More

In biggest recruitment drive, Railway Protection Force hires over 10,500 jawans

In biggest recruitment drive, Railway Protection Force hires over 10,500 jawans

The railway ministry gave priority to hire women to ensure their empowerment and increased representation in the force.

Priyanka to visit Rae Bareli rail coach factory

Priyanka to visit Rae Bareli rail coach factory

On July 1 in the Lok Sabha, Sonia Gandhi said raised the issue of corporatisation and accused the government of selling the country's ass...Read More

Indore: Committee set up for  implementation of Indore-Manmad rail project

Indore: Committee set up for implementation of Indore-Manmad rail project

The state government has constituted a high-level committee regarding the implementation of the Indore-Manmad broad gauge rail line project

Trai seeks views on free spectrum allotment worth Rs 98,520 cr to Railways

Trai seeks views on free spectrum allotment worth Rs 98,520 cr to Railways

Indian Railways (IR) has sought free allocation, as it will be devoid of any commercial gain and will be used for only enhancing security...Read More

Computer-based exam for Indian Railways to be held on August 9

Computer-based exam for Indian Railways to be held on August 9

New Delhi: The first stage of the computer-based exam for the Indian Railways will be held on August 9. The examination will be for the 2...Read More

Shabana Azmi apologises for incorrect video tweet of railway workers

Shabana Azmi apologises for incorrect video tweet of railway workers

New Delhi: Actress Shabana Azmi has apologised for sharing a video of a group of workers washing dishes in muddy water, assuming they wer...Read More

Uttar Pradesh: Railway Minister gives approval to develop water body on Railway land

Uttar Pradesh: Railway Minister gives approval to develop water body on Railway land

Mathura: The Ministry of Railways has given its nod to develop a water body on a railway land here and the area around it in to a lake-cu...Read More

Indian Railways to invest Rs.73,000 crore to solve safety-related woes

Indian Railways to invest Rs.73,000 crore to solve safety-related woes

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced plans to invest a sum of Rs. 73,000 crore towards resolving safety-related ...Read More

Pay-and-use toilets of Indian Railways to get cheaper at smaller stations

Pay-and-use toilets of Indian Railways to get cheaper at smaller stations

New Delhi: Using toilets at railway stations could soon be cheaper or even free at smaller railway stations, according to a new proposal ...Read More

Indian railways to sack over 13,000 employees on unauthorised leave

Indian railways to sack over 13,000 employees on unauthorised leave

New Delhi: More than 13,000 employees of the Indian Railways are likely to face termination of services over ‘unauthorised’ leaves.

Kozhikode cleanest railway station in India, Hazrat Nizamuddin gets lowest rating, reveals travel website data

Kozhikode cleanest railway station in India, Hazrat Nizamuddin gets lowest rating, reveals travel website data

New Delhi: Railways is the most popular means of transport in India that carries a daily ridership of 25+ million from across the country...Read More

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Indian Railway Finance Corp raises USD 500 mn with 10-year green bond

Mumbai : Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFC) has successfully raised USD 500 million which is a 10-year green bond from inv...Read More

Indian Railways reports four accidents in less than 12 hours

Indian Railways reports four accidents in less than 12 hours

New Delhi: Four train accidents in less than 12 hours killed seven people and injured at least 11, officials said today. Three of the acc...Read More

Mumbai-Ahmedabad  train section runs at above 100 percent occupancy, says Western Railway

Mumbai-Ahmedabad train section runs at above 100 percent occupancy, says Western Railway

Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) has rubbished reports that 40 per cent seats on all the trains in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad section go vacant...Read More

Indian Railways permits m-Aadhaar as ID proof for travellers

Indian Railways permits m-Aadhaar as ID proof for travellers

New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways said today it has decided to allow m- Aadhar, a digital version of the Aadhar card, as proof of ident...Read More

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