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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

Ill-maintained locos risk lives


Chennai: More than a dozen diesel engines that ought to have returned to the Tondiarpet Loco Shed for annual overhauling months ago, are pulling long-distance mail and express trains with poorly main

Special trains to Secunderabad from January 11


Visakhapatnam: In order to clear the extra rush, railways will run special trains between Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam, three trips in each direction.
Train No. 07147 Visakhapatnam-Secund

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

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

Demand for halt at Tripunithura

With the Sabarimala season having begun, the demand for interstate trains to stop at Tripunithura railway station has grown stronger. The Chottanikkara temple is a prominent place on the pilgrimage ma

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

IRCTC gears up to supply more than one lakh meals daily


Aiming to provide over one lakhmeals daily, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is setting up large-base kitchens at metropolises to cater to PSUs, BPOs and corporate houses across

Spot your train on Google map


Now you can spot a train's exactlocation on a Google map.

Railways have just launched online application RailRadar, where one can find the exact geographical location of about 6,500 trains on a Googl

AC fares up but no ticket at counter

Commuters wanting to travel in AC classes under the Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) were in for a surprise on Monday when they were doled out sleeper class tickets from the counters.

And the situa

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