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Rajdhani Express between Patna-New Delhi makes maiden run with Tejas rake

  • The Rajendra Nagar–New Delhi Rajdhani Special Express is the second Rajdhani train to have newly upgraded Tejas sleeper coach rakes.
The bright golden-hued coaches of the Rajdhani train boasts smart features with intelligent sensor-based systems for enhanced passenger safety and comfort.(Twitter / @RailMinIndia)
The bright golden-hued coaches of the Rajdhani train boasts smart features with intelligent sensor-based systems for enhanced passenger safety and comfort.(Twitter / @RailMinIndia)
Updated on Sep 01, 2021 07:09 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mumbai-Delhi August Kranti Rajdhani Express back on track from today

The Indian Railways said in its official communique that the train service is being restored in popular demand with a view to meet the travel needs and convenience of passengers, the Railways said in
The August Kranti Rajdhani Express (Pradeep Gaur / Mint)
The August Kranti Rajdhani Express (Pradeep Gaur / Mint)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 07:04 AM IST
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Indian Railways introduces smart windows, coupe doors in Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani

The smart switch feature in the trains is another attempt of the Indian Railways to ramp up the passenger travel experience.
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)
Updated on Jan 29, 2021 01:35 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Customs seizes gold worth Rs 3.26 crore from man at New Delhi railway station

The seized gold was in the form of biscuits and cut-pieces and is believed to have been smuggled into the country through the northeastern border, the officer said, adding that it is of “foreign origin”.
Follow-up searches were conducted and the receiver of the gold was also apprehended, he said, adding that incriminating documents and other evidence have been recovered.(ANI/Twitter)
Follow-up searches were conducted and the receiver of the gold was also apprehended, he said, adding that incriminating documents and other evidence have been recovered.(ANI/Twitter)
Published on Nov 23, 2020 01:56 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Businessman killed in Delhi, body thrown off train in Gujarat

The man’s head was first smashed with a brick, after which he was stabbed thrice and his neck slit
Juber, the man who murdered Neeraj Gupta.(Source: Delhi Police)
Juber, the man who murdered Neeraj Gupta.(Source: Delhi Police)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 11:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Railways hike basic fares: Here’s how much more you may have to pay

The ministry of railways has decided to revise the basic passenger fare by 1 paisa per km for ordinary non-AC trains, by 2 paise per km for mail and express trains (non-AC coach) and by 4 paise per km for travel in AC classes.
Passengers will have to pay more to travel on several trains of the Indian Railways from January 1, 2020.(Rajkumar)
Passengers will have to pay more to travel on several trains of the Indian Railways from January 1, 2020.(Rajkumar)
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 06:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Alert railway staff spot landslide, stop Rajdhani Express in time

More than 700 passengers were stranded for 11 hours in the Rajdhani Express, which was on its way to Goa from New Delhi., a major train tragedy averted.
A landslide near Raigad district, a major train tragedy averted in Mumbai.(HT photo)
A landslide near Raigad district, a major train tragedy averted in Mumbai.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Four run over by Rajdhani Express near Etawah

At least four people were killed and six others injured after they got hit by the Rajdhani Express near Balrai Railway Station close to Etawah on Monday morning.
The victims were passengers of the Surat-bound Avadh Express that was stopped at the station to allow the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to pass.(HT Photo)
The victims were passengers of the Surat-bound Avadh Express that was stopped at the station to allow the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to pass.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 11, 2019 12:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kanpur | ByHT Correspondent, Kanpur

Rajdhani mows down 4 near UP’s Etawah

All victims were passengers of Awadh Express, which was diverted to the loop line to allow Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to pass, reports said.
At least four people were killed and 10 others injured after they got hit by the Rajdhani Express near Balrai Railway Station close to Etawah Monday morning.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
At least four people were killed and 10 others injured after they got hit by the Rajdhani Express near Balrai Railway Station close to Etawah Monday morning.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 11:19 AM IST
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Kanpur | ByHT Correspondent

Railways’ golden girl: 50 years of the Rajdhani

When the Rajdhani Express had its first run in March 1969, its speed and amenities made it a wonder on wheels. Fifty years on, the journey may not be as luxurious, but it’s still a favourite for many
A Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani in motion. When introduced,this was the fastest train in the country.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
A Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani in motion. When introduced,this was the fastest train in the country.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 03:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPoulomi Banerjee

Coming soon: Faster, more spacious Rajdhani trains

The Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) of the Indian Railways certified the twin-engine operation on express trains on February 7.
The Indian Railways will soon be able to add two more passenger coaches to Rajdhani and other air-conditioned express trains.(HT File Photo)
The Indian Railways will soon be able to add two more passenger coaches to Rajdhani and other air-conditioned express trains.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 07:31 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByFaizan Haidar

Soon, you can buy sanitary pads on Patna- New Delhi train

RP Thakur, divisional railway manager (DRM) of Danapur division, said, “We have started installing the machines.” He said one will have to insert a coin of 5 into the machine to receive the pad.
The dispenser will be kept near the pantry car(HT Photo)
The dispenser will be kept near the pantry car(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 07, 2019 11:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByRajesh Kumar Thakur, Hajipur/patna

TTEs in Rajendra Nagar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express go hi-tech

TTEs of Patna-New Delhi Rajdhani have been equipped with the hand-held devices to check the availability of berths for Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) and or waiting list passengers on running trains.
Rajdhani Express train(HT File)
Rajdhani Express train(HT File)
Updated on Dec 21, 2018 07:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByRajesh Kumar Thakur, Hajipur

From January, Mumbaikars may get free Wi-Fi on WR local trains

The service provider who will provide internet facility in the trains will install the necessary devices in individual train compartments and in the motor coaches of the trains, WR sources said. This will provide the users non-stop Internet connection during their commute.
The free Wi-Fi will be initially introduced in outstation trains including Rajdhani Express, August Kranti Express and Shatbadi Express trains and will then be introduced in local trains in Mumbai.(HT File)
The free Wi-Fi will be initially introduced in outstation trains including Rajdhani Express, August Kranti Express and Shatbadi Express trains and will then be introduced in local trains in Mumbai.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 02:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Handheld devices to confirm wait-listed Rajdhani, Shatabdi tickets in Mumbai

The Western Railway (WR) is introducing hand-held terminals (HHT) to be operated by travelling ticket examiners (TTE) in these outstation trains for computerised on-board ticket checking and allotment of vacant berths.
The Western Railway (WR) is introducing hand-held terminals (HHT) to be operated by travelling ticket examiners (TTE) in these outstation trains for computerised on-board ticket checking and allotment of vacant berths.(HT File)
The Western Railway (WR) is introducing hand-held terminals (HHT) to be operated by travelling ticket examiners (TTE) in these outstation trains for computerised on-board ticket checking and allotment of vacant berths.(HT File)
Published on Dec 18, 2018 03:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Truck hits Trivandrum Rajdhani, two coaches derail, one dead

The truck driver died after he rammed into a manned level crossing between Godhra and Ratlam and hit Trivandrum Rajdhani train on Thursday.
A truck driver died after he rammed a manned level crossing between Godhra and Ratlam and hit Trivandrum Rajdhani train on Thursday.(ANI photo)
A truck driver died after he rammed a manned level crossing between Godhra and Ratlam and hit Trivandrum Rajdhani train on Thursday.(ANI photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 09:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Passengers ransack Bihar railway station, stone Rajdhani Express; two injured

Passengers of Howrah-Gaya Express ransacked Manpur railway station in Bihar’s Gaya district and pelted stones at the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express after their train was halted for an abnormally long time.
Window panes of eight coaches of the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express were damaged in stone pelting.(HT/Photo for representation)
Window panes of eight coaches of the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express were damaged in stone pelting.(HT/Photo for representation)
Published on May 29, 2018 06:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByRajesh Kumar Thakur, Patna

Railways to build 500km wall along Delhi-Mumbai route to quicken pace of trains

The wall along the Delhi-Mumbai route is aimed at restricting human and cattle interference on the railway tracks which slows down trains. The plan is expected to cost 500 crore.
Trains running on the Delhi-Mumbai route can clock up to 130km per hour but rarely run at this speed for a considerable distance because of the possibility of interference on the track.(AJay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Trains running on the Delhi-Mumbai route can clock up to 130km per hour but rarely run at this speed for a considerable distance because of the possibility of interference on the track.(AJay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 06:24 PM IST
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