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Chandigarh railway station fifth to get 5-star 'Eat Right Station' certificate

  • Railway stations are awarded the certificate after an FSSAI-empanelled third-party audit agency rates them on a scale of 1 to 5 for standard food storage and hygiene practices.
Passengers boarding the afternoon Shatabdi Express at the Chandigarh railway station.(Sant Arora/HT)
Passengers boarding the afternoon Shatabdi Express at the Chandigarh railway station.(Sant Arora/HT)
Published on Sep 02, 2021 04:52 PM IST
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Readers’ take: What’s the harm in being driven by creativity?

Nothing gives the human heart more pleasure than a colourful piece of art, but while a section of HT Chandigarh readers says creativity can find expression just about anywhere from walls of buildings to vehicles, others feel nothing should be done to distract drivers and risk accidents
The car that sparked a debate: Advocate Ranjit Malhotra with his Ambassador.(Hindustan Times)
The car that sparked a debate: Advocate Ranjit Malhotra with his Ambassador.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 10:45 PM IST
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Vending machine installed at Chandigarh Railway Station to dispense masks, sanitisers to commuters

The machine will provide two types of N-95 masks and gloves will also be added.
The machine will provide two types of N-95 masks and gloves will also be added.(ANI)
The machine will provide two types of N-95 masks and gloves will also be added.(ANI)
Published on Jul 21, 2020 11:10 AM IST
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Chandigarh | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Shatabdi sees 41% dip in occupancy

Railway officials say this is the first time the train is running half empty
The Chandigarh railways station wearing a deserted look on Tuesday.(Sant Arora/HT)
The Chandigarh railways station wearing a deserted look on Tuesday.(Sant Arora/HT)
Published on Mar 18, 2020 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

6 months on, solar panels at Chandigarh railway station still not functional

To reduce dependency on conventional sources of energy, Northern Railway’s Ambala Division had installed solar panels at Chandigarh railway station. However, six months on, the panels are still not functional. According to a source in the railways, “Solar panels of 390 kW were to be installed all over the station, with about 190 kW for station and the rest for other buildings such as sick line, workshop, etc.
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Updated on Mar 10, 2020 12:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma

Woman creates ruckus, assaults cops at Chandigarh railway station

Uttarakhand woman in her 30s refused to pay a cabbie, attacked three cops when they intervened
SI Urmila, who was assaulted besides two women constables.
SI Urmila, who was assaulted besides two women constables.
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 10:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

When passengers got a free train ride from Mohali to Ferozepur

Railway official present on train allows frenzied travellers to board it without ticket as the counter was closed
Passengers lined up outside the closed ticket counter at the Mohali railway station in the wee hours of Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Passengers lined up outside the closed ticket counter at the Mohali railway station in the wee hours of Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 27, 2020 12:54 AM IST
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Rachna Verma, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

Safety audit finds irregularities found in alcohol test records of loco pilots at Chandigarh railway station

To ensure safety and implementation of guidelines and rules for train safety, a detailed safety audit was conducted at the station after a gap of two years.
Principal safety officer Seema Kumar checking records of breathalyser tests of the running staff at the loco lobby of the Chandigarh railway station on Friday.(SANT ARORA/HT)
Principal safety officer Seema Kumar checking records of breathalyser tests of the running staff at the loco lobby of the Chandigarh railway station on Friday.(SANT ARORA/HT)
Published on Feb 22, 2020 12:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

GPS devices to prevent delays, mishaps in fog

In the absence of the device, the crew has to reduce the train speed, often to a walking speed, in search of signals in fog. Every winter, a number of trains run behind schedule because of this.
Fog hits train operations every year.(HT PHOTO)
Fog hits train operations every year.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

Finally, firm hired to give Chandigarh railway station a swanky makeover

The 131.4-crore project was awarded to Ludhiana-based Deepak buildersand engineers Pvt Ltd on October 30.
A rendering of the Chandigarh railway station, as it would look after the facelift. The project is stipulated to be completed in 24 months.(HT photo)
A rendering of the Chandigarh railway station, as it would look after the facelift. The project is stipulated to be completed in 24 months.(HT photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2019 12:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Saving water: Now, bio-vacuum toilets aboard Shatabdis

Move aims to reduce wastage of water, foul smell and choking in trains
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Published on Oct 21, 2019 01:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRachna Verma, Chandigarh

Chandigarh tribunal awards 16 lakh relief to 2018 mishap victim’s kin

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of over ₹16 lakh to the family of 20-year-old man who died in a road accident in June 2018. As per the petition, the accident took place on June 3, 2018, at about 12.30pm when the victim, Guneet Singh, was going from the Chandigarh railway station to Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC), Landran, in a three-wheeler along with his father Harmeet Singh.
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Updated on Sep 15, 2019 12:09 AM IST
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HT Correspondent, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh slips to 55 among cleanest railway stations

Lack of washrooms and basic facilities are believed to have led to the downgrade.
Garbage strewn around in the parking lot for auto-rickshaws at the Chandigarh Railway Station. Lack of washrooms and basic facilities are also believed to have led to the poor ranking.(HT Photo)
Garbage strewn around in the parking lot for auto-rickshaws at the Chandigarh Railway Station. Lack of washrooms and basic facilities are also believed to have led to the poor ranking.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 10:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh railway station: Third class or world class?

The redevelopment project of the Chandigarh railway station as a world class facility has been delayed, but why are passengers being denied even the most basic of conveniences?
Despite the rush of passengers, the station has only one washroom for general category passengers, no ATMs and no arrangement for meals.(HT Photo)
Despite the rush of passengers, the station has only one washroom for general category passengers, no ATMs and no arrangement for meals.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 11:54 AM IST
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IRCTC offers visit from Chandigarh to south, 5 Jyotirlinga temples this summer

The tours will approximately cost 800 per day per person.
The trains will have 11 coaches.(HT File)
The trains will have 11 coaches.(HT File)
Updated on May 10, 2018 10:18 PM IST
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