An ambitious plan to make one of the world’s largest and most complex railway networks a net zero carbon emitter by 2030 is moving full steam ahead, although without the steam, thanks, in part, to support from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways Monday started operating 40 clone trains (20 pairs) on routes with huge passenger traffic demand.
Guwahati/IBNS: The Indian Railways is going to start computer-based tests for notified vacancies from Dec 15 this year.
New Delhi/IBNS: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that by 2030 there will be a net-zero carbon emission.
New Delhi/UNI: For the first time the Indian Railways, loaded special Parcel train beyond the country borders to Benapole in Bangladesh with dry chillies from Reddipalem in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the country of 1.3 billion people with a huge number of them belonging to the poverty level, is all set to embrace private train operations within three years from now on.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways on Thursday informed that it will cancel all tickets booked for regular trains between July 1 and August 12 amid a spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the country.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian Railways resumed selected local trains for essential staff on Monday morning.
New Delhi/UNI: As the Indian Railways begins graded restoration of train services from next month, it has issued guidelines, permitting only online booking of tickets and that no unreserved (UTS) tickets, tatkal and premium tatkal will be allowed.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Railways on Wednesday informed that it will be starting the provision of waiting lists during tickets booking from May 22.
New Delhi/IBNS: Nearly two months after the service was stopped as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Indian Railways will start operating passenger trains partially from Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Railways on Sunday said it plans to gradually restart passenger train operations from Tuesday, initially with 15 pairs of trains (30 return journeys).
Thane/UNI: A special train for the stranded people will be run from Bhiwandi Road railway station in the district to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Home Ministry on Friday said migrat workers, students and others stranded in different parts of the country are allowed to return home by traveling in Indian Railways' operated special trains.
New Delhi/UNI: Indian Railways on Friday requested the media to avoid publishing speculative reports regarding resumption of train travel.