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Indian Railways to use IoT technology to resolve issue of unclean toilets in trains: Report

New Delhi: Indian Railways has undertaken several major initiatives to modernise trains, stations, and related facilities. However, a persistent issue for train travellers remains the presence of unpleasant odours and unclean toilets.

Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Mumbai railway corridors to witness completion of KAVACH anti-collision system in FY25: Ashwini Vaishnaw

New Delhi: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Wednesday announced that the much-awaited Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Mumbai railway corridors are likely to witness the completion of the anti-collision system KAVACH in the fiscal year 2024-2025, ANI reported.

Freight train derails near Bihar's Buxar

Buxar (Bihar): A freight train coach derailed near Dumraon station in the city of Buxar, Bihar on Monday, media reported, citing to railway officials.

Train derails in Mathura stations as employee on video call places bag on throttle; 1 injured

Mathura: A stationary train unexpectedly moved onto the platform at Mathura Junction Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, prompting a high-level investigation, media reports said.

PM to flag off Vande Bharat on Patna-Howrah route connecting Bengal-Bihar

Kolkata: Indian Railways is all set to enhance its connectivity in the eastern part of the country with the introduction of the Vande Bharat Express train between Patna in Bihar and Howrah in West Bengal, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off nine Vande Bharat trains on Sunday, September 24, 2023, ER sources said on Saturday.

Regular run of Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Tejas Rajdhani Express begins

Bhubaneswar: The regular service of Rajdhani Express with Tejas Coaches with upgraded amenities commenced from Bhubaneswar station on Saturday.

Tracks melt as train passes in UP's Lucknow; major accident prevented

Lucknow: Railway tracks at the Nigohan railway station in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow when the railway tracks on the loopline melted due to intense heat, said media reports.

RPF retrieves luggage worth Rs 51.13 L in May-2023

Pune: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) recovered the belongings of 119 passengers, amounting to approximately Rs. 51.13 Lakh in value.

Odisha train mishap: Congress Prez Mallikarjun Kharge urges all political parties to help injured passengers

New Delhi: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge called upon political parties from all sides to step up and provide assistance to the injured passengers and the families of the deceased in the Odisha train accident which claimed at least 288 lives and left nearly 1,000 injured.

Rail Connectivity to Sikkim on fast-track: Railway Ministry

New Delhi: The Sivok-Rangpo rail project to connect Sikkim with the rest of India's rail network is showing perceptible progress with 58 percent of mining work completed in 14 main tunnels- 22.23 km of 38.65 km and 42 percent work completed of 13 major bridges, Ministry of Railways said Wednesday.

Saddened by loss of lives due to Kolkata fire tragedy: Narendra Modi 

New Delhi/Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the loss of lives in the fire mishap in Kolkata which left at least nine people dead.

Indian Railways receives 120 applications from 15 players to run pvt trains on key routes

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways has received 120 applications from 15 players, including L&T, GMR and Wellspun, in response to its Request for Quotation inviting private players to operate trains on key routes.

China-India JV among others to bid for manufacturing Vande Bharat rakes

New Delhi/IBNS: CRRC Pioneer Electric (India) Private Limited, a joint venture between China-based CRRC Yongji Electric Co. Ltd. and Gurugram-based Pioneer Fil-med Private Limited, is the only company with a foreign element to bid for the tender floated for manufacturing 44 rakes (train sets) of Vande Bharat trains, said a media report.

Indian Railways deploys 960 Covid Care coaches across 5 states; Delhi gets maximum

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Railways has deployed a total 960 COVID Care coaches in five states -Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh amid rising demand as India’s total coronavirus cases crossed 3.5 lakh.

Server down, IRCTC bookings for special trains to start at 6 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: The online booking for 15 pairs of special trains, which was about to start at 4 pm on Monday, got delayed by couple of hours as the server of the official website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) was down.