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Northern Railway Recruitment 2021: Check application status for 3093 apprentices

  • Northern Railway Recruitment 2021: Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Northern Railway has released application status of candidates who have applied for the recruitment of ACT Apprentices 
Northern Railway Recruitment 2021: Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Northern Railway has released application status of candidates who have applied for the engagement of apprentices. Here's direct link to check. (www.rrcnr.org)
Northern Railway Recruitment 2021: Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), Northern Railway has released application status of candidates who have applied for the engagement of apprentices. Here's direct link to check. (www.rrcnr.org)
Published on Nov 12, 2021 01:42 PM IST
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Northern Railway cancels six trains due to farmers’ protest in Amritsar

Several trains terminated before than their destination to ensure safety of railway property
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Published on Dec 02, 2020 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | ByHT Correspondent

Covid-19 pandemic fears kill the rush on trains, buses, many prefer to drive home for Chhath

Deepak Kumar, spokesperson for Northern Railway, said the number of passengers seeking train tickets for Bihar and eastern states this time were fewer and he attributed this to the pandemic and people’s concerns about social distancing.
Buses to Bihar too saw a decrease in passengers. GS Yadav, who runs the Jai Mata Di Travels and operates buses from Delhi to Bihar, said the number of passengers have dipped by 20% compared to the Chhath last year.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Buses to Bihar too saw a decrease in passengers. GS Yadav, who runs the Jai Mata Di Travels and operates buses from Delhi to Bihar, said the number of passengers have dipped by 20% compared to the Chhath last year.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 04:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShiv Sunny

41 trains cancelled, 11 short terminated due to farmers’ agitation in Punjab: Northern Railway

The railways ministry had earlier said that it has continued to lose revenue as Freight operations remain forcibly suspended due to tracks blockages in Punjab.
Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against the three agriculture laws.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against the three agriculture laws.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 14, 2020 08:27 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

41 trains cancelled, 11 short-terminated over farmers’ protest in Punjab

This is the second attempt by the government to negotiate with the farmers and break an impasse following a cultivators’ agitation in some states, particularly Punjab, against the Centre’s move to open up agricultural markets in the nation.
The farmers in Punjab have launched protests, blockading rail tracks and road transport, since the government enacted three farm-sector laws in September.(HT Photo)
The farmers in Punjab have launched protests, blockading rail tracks and road transport, since the government enacted three farm-sector laws in September.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 09:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Kalka-Shimla ‘Himalayan Queen’ to resume operations from today

The train will hit the tracks for the first time since March, as its services were suspended due to the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.
The Kalka-Shimla Himalayan Queen (HT FILE PHOTO)
The Kalka-Shimla Himalayan Queen (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 10:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral

Northern Railway cancels some trains due to farmers’ agitation in Punjab

During the recently concluded monsoon session of Parliament, the two Houses passed Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020.
The trains will remain cancelled or partially cancelled, as per Deepak Kumar, Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO) of the zone(PTI file photo. Representative image)
The trains will remain cancelled or partially cancelled, as per Deepak Kumar, Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO) of the zone(PTI file photo. Representative image)
Published on Sep 25, 2020 09:51 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Sanskrit to replace Urdu on railway signboards in Uttarakhand

 Sanskrit was made the second official language of Uttarakhand in 2010 during the chief ministership of Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who is now Union HRD Minister.   
Names of railway stations written in Urdu on platform signboards in Uttarakhand will now be written in Sanskrit photo:pradeep gaur/mint
Names of railway stations written in Urdu on platform signboards in Uttarakhand will now be written in Sanskrit photo:pradeep gaur/mint
Published on Jan 20, 2020 06:06 AM IST
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Dehradun | ByPress Trust of India

19 trains running late due to low visibility in Northern Railway region

According to data provided by Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), AQI was recorded at 420 (severe category) in Anand Vihar, 364 (very poor) in RK Puram, and 428 (severe) in Rohini at 7 am on Friday.
Due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region, at least 19 trains were running late on Friday.(HT File Photo)
Due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region, at least 19 trains were running late on Friday.(HT File Photo)
Published on Jan 03, 2020 08:33 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

21 trains running late due to low visibility in Northern Railway region

“There may be very light rain on Thursday morning and cloudy skies,” said Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the regional weather forecasting centre in Delhi, on Wednesday.
At least 21 trains were running late owing to low visibility in the Northern Railway region on Thursday, reported news agency ANI.(Gurpreet Singh/HT File Photo)
At least 21 trains were running late owing to low visibility in the Northern Railway region on Thursday, reported news agency ANI.(Gurpreet Singh/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 10:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

29 trains running late due to low visibility in Northern Railway region

Commuters faced traffic snarls as a thin layer of fog enveloped the national capital on Wednesday morning.
A train arrives amid dense fog, at Tilak Bridge Railway Station, in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
A train arrives amid dense fog, at Tilak Bridge Railway Station, in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 10:07 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Family of 6 walking on railway track in Delhi hit by train; 3 die

Family of six was walking on the railway tracks towards Shivaji Bridge Railway Station when they were hit by a train.
Image for representation(File photo)
Image for representation(File photo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2019 09:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

3 rail projects in limbo, rlys blame Punjab govt for not providing land

The three projects are aimed at connecting Ferozepur-Patti, Anandpur Sahib-Mukerian and Rajpura-Mohali
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Updated on Dec 08, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | ByHT Correspondent, Ferozepur

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

Railway RRC Recruitment 2019: Northern Railway is hiring 118 Multi tasking staff, full details here

RRC Northern Railway Recruitment 2019: Northern railway is recruiting 118 multi-tasking staff under catering department for serving and cooking. Application begins on September 16, 2019.Check eligibility, important dates and official notification here.
RRC Northern Railway 2019: Application begins for 118 MTS on September 16(File)
RRC Northern Railway 2019: Application begins for 118 MTS on September 16(File)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 02:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNandini

Fire breaks out in Chandigarh-Kochuveli Express’ rear power car at New Delhi station

A fire broke out in the rear power car of the Chandigarh-Kochuvalli Express as it was departing the New Delhi station on Friday, a railway spokesperson said.
No passenger was injured, Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said.(Photo: ANI)
No passenger was injured, Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said.(Photo: ANI)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 03:45 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Podium finish for Southern, Northern Railway in inter-railway athletics championship

Southern Railway with 98 points was way ahead of runner-up South Western Railway (73 points). It was a narrow win for Northern Railway’s men with 77 points as Western Railway scored 75 points.
Southern Railway bagged the overall championship trophy in women’s and Northern Railway in men’s section at the conclusion of 85th Inter Railway Athletics Championship at Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex in Balewadi on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Southern Railway bagged the overall championship trophy in women’s and Northern Railway in men’s section at the conclusion of 85th Inter Railway Athletics Championship at Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex in Balewadi on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 04:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

India cancels Samjhauta Express days after Pakistan suspended ops

The railways run the Samjhauta Express on Sundays from Delhi to Attari and back, while Pakistan used to run the train between Lahore and Attari. Passengers used to change trains at the Attari station.
Passengers, arriving from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express train, wait for custom-check at Attari railway station.(File photo: PTI)
Passengers, arriving from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express train, wait for custom-check at Attari railway station.(File photo: PTI)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 07:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Sharp rise in cattle run over by trains in north India

Tighter cattle trading laws, a crackdown on illegal and unlicensed slaughter houses, and cow vigilantes roaming the countryside and attacking any vehicle transporting cattle, have meant that most farmers end up abandoning cattle that are too old, instead of selling them to slaughter houses.
According to data provided by Northern Railway, the number of stray cattle hit by trains increased by 66% in 2018-19.(HT Photo)
According to data provided by Northern Railway, the number of stray cattle hit by trains increased by 66% in 2018-19.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haidar

Train 18, India’s fastest, comes under stone pelting

The train is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160k mph.
A damaged window of Train 18 which was attacked with stones by unidentified people.(HT PHOTO)
A damaged window of Train 18 which was attacked with stones by unidentified people.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 03, 2019 09:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Coach of Howrah-bound Kalka Mail catches fire, six hospitalised

A fire broke out early on Tuesday in a coach of the Howrah-bound Kalka Mail near Kurukshetra in Haryana, an official said. Six passengers were hospitalised.
Following the blaze, the loco pilot immediately stopped the train and detached the particular bogie. This prevented the fire from spreading to other coaches.(ANI/Twitter)
Following the blaze, the loco pilot immediately stopped the train and detached the particular bogie. This prevented the fire from spreading to other coaches.(ANI/Twitter)
Published on Nov 27, 2018 11:55 AM IST
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Kurukshetra (Haryana) | ByIndo Asian News Service

Nearly 50,000 deaths in 2015-2017 from being hit by trains: Railway data

Most of the deaths were reported from the Northern Railway zone at 7,908, followed by 6,149 deaths from the Southern Railway zone and 5,670 deaths from the Eastern Railway zone.
The Government Railway Police (GRP) collates data on such deaths zone-wise and the data for this year hasn’t been collated yet, railways said Sunday.(AP)
The Government Railway Police (GRP) collates data on such deaths zone-wise and the data for this year hasn’t been collated yet, railways said Sunday.(AP)
Published on Oct 22, 2018 08:59 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Bus strike, Dussehra break hike Shatabdi fare on Chandigarh-Delhi route by 65%

The flexible pricing system pushes up base fares by 10% for every 10% seats booked in Shatabdi after 50 % of the total seats are booked, railway officials said.
The executive chair car ticket usually priced at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span> <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,000 had gone up to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,700.(HT File)
The executive chair car ticket usually priced at 1,000 had gone up to 1,700.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 20, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySrishti Jaswal, Chandigarh

Accidental diversion to loop line may have led to mishap

A technical snag, wherein the train was accidentally diverted to the loop line, could be the possible reason for derailment of the New Delhi-bound 14003 MLDT NDLS Express in Harchandpur area of Rae Bareli district.
The railways have ordered an inquiry to identify the causes of the accident.(HT Photo)
The railways have ordered an inquiry to identify the causes of the accident.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 11, 2018 11:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByOliver Fredrick, Rae Bareli

Railway grade 4 employees treated like bonded labourers: Trackman to Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal had last year instructed officials to not use their juniors for menial jobs and said strict action will be taken against those who continue to do so.
Workers repairing the railway tracks in Ludhiana.(HT File Photo)
Workers repairing the railway tracks in Ludhiana.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 07:11 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Now, northern railways staffers can report on cleanliness, facilities through WhatsApp

Will be opened for public later
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 12:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

Now, travel tension free with on-board ‘train captain’

The train captain will be an overall in-charge of the train and will be responsible for ensuring passenger amenities throughout the trip
The need for a train captain in trains was felt after it was found that the grievances of on-board passengers were not being addressed despite the existing helpline numbers and presence of police personnel.(HT File)
The need for a train captain in trains was felt after it was found that the grievances of on-board passengers were not being addressed despite the existing helpline numbers and presence of police personnel.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

A 2-km stretch with four missed deadlines: How the Railways is delaying Barapullah flyover

Phase 2 of the Barapullah elevated corridor promises non-stop connectivity between Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and INA market. Phase 1 of the corridor connects Sarai Kale Khan and JLN Stadium.
The entire project hangs in limbo because of an unfinished 270-metre stretch, which is in the Northern Railway’s court.(HT/File Photo)
The entire project hangs in limbo because of an unfinished 270-metre stretch, which is in the Northern Railway’s court.(HT/File Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 09:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySweta Goswami

RCF to roll out Delhi-Chandigarh Tejas Express coaches in two days

The advanced coaches are capable of running at a speed of 200 km per hour, but due to track related constraints, the speed on the Chandigarh-Delhi section would be 160 kmph
The Tejas will cut down travel time between Chandigarh and Delhi by over 30 minutes.(HT File)
The Tejas will cut down travel time between Chandigarh and Delhi by over 30 minutes.(HT File)
Updated on May 21, 2018 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kapurthala | ByHT Correspondent

Passenger reservation system of railways to be temporarily suspended on Saturday, Sunday

The services will be closed from 10:30 pm on May 5 to 12:15am on May 6 and again from 05.15 am to 06.25 am the same day.
A routine electrical maintenance activity is scheduled to be carried out in the passenger reservation system due to which the services will remain temporarily suspended.(AFP file photo)
A routine electrical maintenance activity is scheduled to be carried out in the passenger reservation system due to which the services will remain temporarily suspended.(AFP file photo)
Updated on May 04, 2018 09:31 PM IST
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