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Train e-ticket booking crosses a record 5.72 lakh on single day


New Delhi: A record 5.72 lakh online train tickets were booked on Monday, the highest in a single day for Railways.
The e-ticketing website of IRCTC booked the highest ever e-tickets on a single day

Railway losses likely to touch Rs 25,000 crore

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New Delhi: Loss incurred by the Railways in the passenger segment is likely to touch Rs 25,000 crore this year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.
Freight revenue was being used to cross subsidise p

Railways blames Bihar government for train accident


Patna: The Railways on Tuesday blamed the Bihar government for the train disaster at Dhamara Ghat in Khagaria district and said that actually 28 persons died in the accident, instead of 37 put by Chi

Rail bribery case: CBI names former minister PK Bansal as witness

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New Delhi: Former Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, whose nephew Vijay Singla and nine others have been chargesheeted by the CBI in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, has be

CBI files charge sheet in Railway bribery scandal

New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday filed charge sheet in the alleged Rs 10 crore cash-for-post Railway bribery scandal before special court here naming former Railway Minister P.K. Bansal's nephew Vijay Singl

Special trains to carry stranded passengers

New Delhi: Railways on Wednesday decided to press services of special trains to rescue people stranded due to the flash floods at Haridwar, Rishikesh and other areas.
The recent flash floods have cre

Runaway bogie halts traffic

A major tragedy was averted when a coach-bogie split from wheel trolley of the Ernakulam-Kayamkulam passenger very close to Alappuzha railway station around 11.30 am on Thursday. There were eight pass

7,253 theft, 549 drugging cases on trains till September 2012

As many as 7,253 theft and 549 drugging cases in trains were reported till September 2012, according to Railway Ministry data.

Maximum number of theft cases (1,406) were reported in Western Central R

Rail Neer packaged drinking water to cost more

You have to pay more for the packaged drinking water supplied by the Railways in trains and platforms.

Railway Ministry has given the clearance to a proposal to increase the rate of packaged drinking

Train services restored on Ernakulam Thrissur sector

A day after a layer of mud under the rail track in Chalakudy caved in, train services were restored on the Ernakulam-Thrissur sector on Saturday morning.

However, eight trains were cancelled while t

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