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Chandigarh-New Delhi- Chandigarh Shatabdi Special Express will run six days a week, except Wednesday.(HT File)

Northern Railways to run 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duranto from April 10 on these routes

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 02:07 PM IST
These special trains will run from April 10 to April 15 for the convenience of the passengers.
Indian Railways(HT File)
Indian Railways(HT File)

Railways announces initiatives against smoking, carrying inflammable items

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 06:45 PM IST
The national transporter has instructed zonal railways to initiate intensive awareness drive of seven days to educate all the stakeholders, including railway users and employees, about precautions to be taken against fire incidents.
Indian Railways(HT File)
Indian Railways(HT File)

Railways to run Holi special trains. Check full list here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 08:09 AM IST
  • Passengers will have to follow all the Covid-19 related protocols and guidelines while travelling on the Holi special trains. Here is the full list of Holi special trains 2021
Indian Railways' LHB AC Coaches. (PIB India)
Indian Railways' LHB AC Coaches. (PIB India)

Indian Railways rolls out first AC 3-tier LHB economy class coach. Details here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 08:06 AM IST
  • Here’s a look at the features of the LHB AC three-tier coach rolled out by the Indian Railways
The train started running in the opposite direction creating commotion among local people. (Photo: Videograb)
The train started running in the opposite direction creating commotion among local people. (Photo: Videograb)

Watch: Purnagiri Jan Shatabdi train runs backwards, passengers safe

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 11:30 PM IST
It has been confirmed that all 64 passengers have been transported to Tanakpur safely by the road.
UP government has decided to provide RuPay credit cards by seeking help of NABARD.(Representative image)
UP government has decided to provide RuPay credit cards by seeking help of NABARD.(Representative image)

Rail employees advised to convert their debit, ATM cards to RuPay-based cards

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 07:22 PM IST
  • The railways was also facilitating promotion of this move, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply in Lok Sabha.
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal speaks in the Lok Sabha, during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (PTI)
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal speaks in the Lok Sabha, during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (PTI)

'Property of every Indian': Piyush Goyal says no plan to privatise railways

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The country, Goyal said, can progress towards high growth and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together.
The luxuries of the Economy AC 3-tier coaches include personalised reading lights, AC vents, USB points, mobile charging points, improved ladder to climb to the upper berth and snack tables next to the aisle berths.
The luxuries of the Economy AC 3-tier coaches include personalised reading lights, AC vents, USB points, mobile charging points, improved ladder to climb to the upper berth and snack tables next to the aisle berths.

Indian Railways completes trials of new Economy AC 3-tier coach at 180 kmph

Edited by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:40 AM IST
On Monday, Indian Railways tweeted a video of the coach being tested at 180 kmph on the Kota - Sawai Madhopur section.
Commuters at Kurla railway station after Central Railways resumed local train service for essential staff. (HT file)
Commuters at Kurla railway station after Central Railways resumed local train service for essential staff. (HT file)

News updates from HT: Railways ministry clarifies fare hike and all latest news

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:51 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The image is a screengrab of the video shared by the Ministry of Railways.(Twitter/@RailMinIndia)
The image is a screengrab of the video shared by the Ministry of Railways.(Twitter/@RailMinIndia)

Video captures mesmerising beauty of Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train route

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:36 AM IST
What makes the video even more entertaining to watch is the smoothing and happy music in the background.
The features of Tejas Sleeper type coaches include automatic plug doors.(HT file photo)
The features of Tejas Sleeper type coaches include automatic plug doors.(HT file photo)

Railways to launch Tejas-style sleeper coaches. See photos

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 03:05 PM IST
The Tejas service is scheduled to run the tracks from February 15, 2021.
Nirmala Sitharaman, India's finance minister. (Bloomberg)
Nirmala Sitharaman, India's finance minister. (Bloomberg)

Railways to monetise freight corridor assets, focus on national plan 2030

By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 03:23 AM IST
The national transporter has been allocated 1.10 lakh crore, of which 1.07 lakh crore accounts for the capital expenditure
The union minister for railways Piyush Goyal tweeted a video introducing the new feature in the Rajdhani.(Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
The union minister for railways Piyush Goyal tweeted a video introducing the new feature in the Rajdhani.(Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

Indian Railways introduces smart windows, coupe doors in Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 01:35 PM IST
The smart switch feature in the trains is another attempt of the Indian Railways to ramp up the passenger travel experience.
The train services had to be suspended after the incident on the section and some mail trains were diverted. (HT image)
The train services had to be suspended after the incident on the section and some mail trains were diverted. (HT image)

1 dead, 2 injured as track-relaying machine breaks between Ambernath- Badlapur

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:40 AM IST
  • The labourer, who died, was working near the machine and he got trapped between the upper and lower portion of the machine, said a railway official.
Police lathicharge farmers who were attempting to break barricades at ITO during their 'tractor march' on Republic Day, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Police lathicharge farmers who were attempting to break barricades at ITO during their 'tractor march' on Republic Day, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Railways announces refund for passengers who missed train due to tractor rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:49 PM IST
The violence during tractor rally led to chaos in many areas of Delhi and affected traffic. Many stations on various line of Delhi Metro were also closed.
The overshooting of the signal by the express train caused a huge alarm.(Courtesy- Indianrail.info.com)
The overshooting of the signal by the express train caused a huge alarm.(Courtesy- Indianrail.info.com)

Express train overshoots red signal by 500 metres, crew suspended

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 01:11 PM IST
The train overshot the red signal, technically known as Signal Passing at Danger (SPAD), by 500 metres leading to suspension of the loco pilot and the assistant loco pilot as per the railway safety protocol.
Gold bars seized from Delhi bound long distance trains arriving at the Patna railway junction.(Sourced Photo)
Gold bars seized from Delhi bound long distance trains arriving at the Patna railway junction.(Sourced Photo)

3 gold seizures in 3 days at Patna station confirm new smuggling modus operandi

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 12:32 PM IST
The back-to-back seizures have revealed that smugglers from states such as Maharashtra, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are increasingly using long-distance trains to smuggle gold into Delhi and other parts of the country
Like most other states, Uttar Pradesh has made a 14-day quarantine mandatory, after which each family will get food grains for 15 days.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Like most other states, Uttar Pradesh has made a 14-day quarantine mandatory, after which each family will get food grains for 15 days.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

As migrants return, states guard against Covid surge

Hindustan Times, Patna/Ranchi/Bhubaneshwar | By Arun Kumar/Sanjoy Dey/Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 01:54 AM IST
The Bihar government has made a 21-day quarantine mandatory for all workers and has cancelled the leave of all doctors and health workers.
The Railway Recruitment Board has released the schedule of the second stage Computer based Test (CBT) of Junior engineer (JE) recruitment exam (CEN 03/2018) along with the declaration of the result of the first stage exam.(HT file)
The Railway Recruitment Board has released the schedule of the second stage Computer based Test (CBT) of Junior engineer (JE) recruitment exam (CEN 03/2018) along with the declaration of the result of the first stage exam.(HT file)

RRB JE CBT 1 Result 2019 announced, what next

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 07:00 AM IST
The Railway Recruitment Board has released the schedule of the second stage Computer based Test (CBT) of Junior engineer (JE) recruitment exam (CEN 03/2018) along with the declaration of the result of the first stage exam.
An official alerted the railway division about other similar cases.(Twitter/@drmgtl)
An official alerted the railway division about other similar cases.(Twitter/@drmgtl)

Man complains of lizard in railway’s food. It was a trick for free meal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 07:56 PM IST
The man confessed to senior officials and even recorded a video in which he said he was using a “fish which cured mental illness” for his tricks.
Image for representation.(Photo: Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Image for representation.(Photo: Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)

Nod soon for Metro Phase 4, Delhi-Mumbai high-speed link

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar and Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 12:51 AM IST
The Union cabinet is likely to give approval for converting the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes into a corridor where trains can run at a speed of 160kmph.
The Saraighat Bridge handles a huge volume of rail and road traffic daily. (Representative Photo)(PTI)
The Saraighat Bridge handles a huge volume of rail and road traffic daily. (Representative Photo)(PTI)

Amid fears of damage to railroad Saraighat Bridge railways assures its safety; repairs of road section to begin soon

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 11:55 AM IST
Railways authorities had placed thick steel plates at five points on the road portion of the 1.5km long bridge after concrete joints at some places started falling off.
The railways is preparing to handle around 33-35 lakh pilgrims to Allahabad during the six days of the holy bath during the mela.(AFP)
The railways is preparing to handle around 33-35 lakh pilgrims to Allahabad during the six days of the holy bath during the mela.(AFP)

Railways readies 41 projects at Rs 700 crore cost for Kumbh Mela

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:25 AM IST
About 800 special trains are proposed to be run during the Kumbh Mela from various stations of Allahabad district for the pilgrims coming to the Kumbh Mela. These trains will be in addition to the regular ones that are run by NCR.
The ₹18,000 crore project will include construction of walls along the corridors, removal of level crossings and changing train engines and introducing automatic train protection devices. (Representational Photo)(Bloomberg)
The ₹18,000 crore project will include construction of walls along the corridors, removal of level crossings and changing train engines and introducing automatic train protection devices. (Representational Photo)(Bloomberg)

Just 0.3% of railway tracks fit for trains running at 160km/hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 08:10 AM IST
The Train 18 has successfully completed trials at a speed of up to 130 km per hour in Moradabad. It is now being moved to Kota in Rajasthan for trials at the speed of up to 160 km per hour.
Prior to integration, harried train passengers had to dial 1912, a separate emergency response centre, to seek help from the GRP.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Prior to integration, harried train passengers had to dial 1912, a separate emergency response centre, to seek help from the GRP.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Now, access ‘UP100’ service from train also

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The service was made operational on Thursday after the integration of ‘UP100’ and Government Railway Police (GRP) cell was completed.
Traditionally, the fair was organised on either side of the tracks.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Traditionally, the fair was organised on either side of the tracks.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

UP districts shift annual fairs away from railway tracks

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 12:46 PM IST
The Pilibhit District Administration has ordered a venue-shift of its annual fair (called Dussehra fair even though Dussehra is over) to be held for three days from November 17.
A bogie of the Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal.(HT Photo)
A bogie of the Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express derailed near Panskura station in West Bengal.(HT Photo)

Puri-bound Dhauli Express derails, no casualties

Kolkata | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2018 10:59 AM IST
No one was injured in the accident that occurred between Bhogpur and Panskura stations in Howrah-Kharagpur section.
Among the A-1 category stations, Jodhpur and Jaipur of North Western Railway in Rajasthan captured the first two spots. Both are important tourist destinations.(PTI/File Photo)
Among the A-1 category stations, Jodhpur and Jaipur of North Western Railway in Rajasthan captured the first two spots. Both are important tourist destinations.(PTI/File Photo)

Rajasthan railway stations cleanest, those in Haryana and UP fare poorly

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 11:50 PM IST
Of the 16 zones of Indian Railway, North Western Railway which includes parts of Rajasthan and Gujarat, came out on top in the survey. North Central Railway figured at the bottom of the list.
RRB recruitment 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board has released the application status of candidates who applied for Group C and Group D posts.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
RRB recruitment 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board has released the application status of candidates who applied for Group C and Group D posts.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

RRB Recruitment 2018: Application status for Group C and Group D jobs in railways out

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 04:08 PM IST
RRB recruitment 2018: The Railway Recruitment Board has released the application status of candidates who applied for Group C and Group D posts under CEN 01/2018 and CEN 02/2018.
Retired staffers can be hired only up to the age limit of 65.(HT File Photo)
Retired staffers can be hired only up to the age limit of 65.(HT File Photo)

Central Railway to hire 1,400 retired staff temporarily in Mumbai to clear pending work

Hindustan Times | By Kailsh Korde
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 12:02 PM IST
Indian Railway has begun a mega recruitment drive, but it will take time to hire and then train the new staff, so a temporary plan has been put in place.
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