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The Shatabdi Express hit the man as it was approaching Kathgodam.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Shatabdi Express runs over man in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Haldwani
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Police said they are investigating whether it was a suicide or accident.
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IRCTC has stated that they will begin a drive to inspect the food being served in the outstation train.(File Photo)
IRCTC has stated that they will begin a drive to inspect the food being served in the outstation train.(File Photo)

Stale bread served in Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express, IRCTC suspends staff

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 09:25 AM IST
Passengers registered official complaints with IRCTC and also took on social media to complain about the food.
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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)

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

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 06:03 AM IST
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.
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Railways has taken this decision as it is faced with stiff competition from roadways and low-cost airlines.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Railways has taken this decision as it is faced with stiff competition from roadways and low-cost airlines.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)

Railways to offer 25% discount in Shatabdi, Tejas trains: Official

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 09:58 PM IST
The discount will be applicable in all trains with AC chair car and executive chair car, except the Chennai Central-Mysuru Shatabdi Express, Ahmedabad-Mumbai Shatabdi Express, and the New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Shatabdi Express in which existing discount schemes will be continued, an official said.
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Addition of four lakh berths by October.(Getty Images)
Addition of four lakh berths by October.(Getty Images)

Thanks to green technology, railways to offer additional 4 lakh berths per day

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 06:05 PM IST
Indian Railways now plans to introduce a new technology, known as “Head on Generation” (HOG), which is already in use worldwide.
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Ram Awadh Das accused the GRP of not letting him board the train as he was dressed ‘differently’(Sourced)
Ram Awadh Das accused the GRP of not letting him board the train as he was dressed ‘differently’(Sourced)

Is the British Raj back? asks 82-yr-old ‘stopped’ from boarding Shatabdi

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 12:22 PM IST
The passenger Ram Awadh Das accused the Government Railways Police (GRP) of not letting him board the train as he was dressed ‘differently’.
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The window of one of the coaches of the engineless train was damaged(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The window of one of the coaches of the engineless train was damaged(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

When Train 18 was attacked with stones

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 07:33 AM IST
The Rs 100 crore Train 18, to be called the Vande Bharat Express, has had stones hurled at it during trial runs at least on two occasions.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off Vande Bharat Express (Train-18) at New Delhi Railway Station on Friday(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off Vande Bharat Express (Train-18) at New Delhi Railway Station on Friday(ANI)

PM Narendra Modi flags off India’s fastest train Vande Bharat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 02:54 PM IST
The 16-coach train was built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Integral Coach Factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli, in 18 months. The first locomotive-less train in the country is being seen as a successor to the 30-year-old premier Shatabdi Express.
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is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160kmph.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160kmph.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Made-in-India Train 18 named Vande Bharat Express, says railway minister Piyush Goyal

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 09:46 PM IST
The 16-coach train, built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Modern Coach Factory, Rae Bareli, in 18 months, is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express.
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The first Train 18 train is slated to run between New Delhi and Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s Lok Sabha constituency.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The first Train 18 train is slated to run between New Delhi and Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s Lok Sabha constituency.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Train 18 fares likely to be 40-50% higher than Shatabdi Express: Report

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 11:33 PM IST
Officials said they have approached Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking time for the launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is likely after the presentation of the budget.
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Train 18, touted as India’s next generation and the fastest ever train, doesn’t have adequate space inside its coaches for smooth running of catering services, the IRCTC has pointed out.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Train 18, touted as India’s next generation and the fastest ever train, doesn’t have adequate space inside its coaches for smooth running of catering services, the IRCTC has pointed out.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Not enough space in Train 18 coaches for catering: IRCTC official

By Faizan Haider | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2019 07:58 AM IST
According to an IRCTC official, the food storage cabins in Train 18 are smaller than those in a Shatabdi train — they have just one third of the space compared to those in the latter.
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Train 18, India’s first indigenously built engine-less train, has officially become the country’s fastest hurtling at a speed of 180 kilometres per hour during a trial run.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Train 18, India’s first indigenously built engine-less train, has officially become the country’s fastest hurtling at a speed of 180 kilometres per hour during a trial run.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

‘Need for speed’: Piyush Goyal tweets special video of India’s fastest train Train 18

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 01:59 PM IST
The fully air-conditioned Train 18, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore in 18 months by Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) is deemed as a successor to the premier Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi was introduced in 1988 and runs on over 20 routes connecting metros with other important cities.
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Rajdhani Express train(HT File)
Rajdhani Express train(HT File)

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

By Rajesh Kumar Thakur | Hindustan Times, Patna, Hajipur
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 07:29 AM IST
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.
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A view of the first Made-in-India engine-less train - named Train 18 at Safdarjung station, during its trial run in New Delhi, India, on November 14, 2018. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times file photo)
A view of the first Made-in-India engine-less train - named Train 18 at Safdarjung station, during its trial run in New Delhi, India, on November 14, 2018. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times file photo)

All you need to know about Train 18, India’s first engine-less train

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 04:36 PM IST
The self-propelled train, fitted with CCTV cameras, would have two executive compartments in the middle with 52 seats each
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The first trial run of Indian Railways’ Train 18, the country’s first engine-less train, will be conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
The first trial run of Indian Railways’ Train 18, the country’s first engine-less train, will be conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)

India’s first engine-less Train 18 to be test run today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 09:14 AM IST
The fully air-conditioned train, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore in 18 months, can run at a speed of up to 160 kmph and is deemed as a successor to the prestigious 30-year-old Shatabdi Express.
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The self-propelled train, fitted with CCTV cameras, would have two executive compartments in the middle with 52 seats each, whereas trailer coaches would have 78 seats each.(Arun Sharma/ HT File Photo)
The self-propelled train, fitted with CCTV cameras, would have two executive compartments in the middle with 52 seats each, whereas trailer coaches would have 78 seats each.(Arun Sharma/ HT File Photo)

India’s first engine-less train set to hit tracks on October 29

By Press Trust of India | Chennai
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 04:10 PM IST
The swanky 16-coach prototype without a locomotive (engine) will cut travel time by 15% compared to the Shatabdi. Developed in 18 months, the full AC train is designed in such a way that passengers can have a look at the driver’s cabin.
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(PTI File)
(PTI File)

Arvind Kejriwal to visit Punjab today to attend AAP MLA’s wedding

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 09:51 AM IST
After revolt in AAP’s Punjab unit led by Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira, it is Kejriwal’s second visit to attend a function.
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The updated IRCTC website also allows users to search and check the availability of seats without logging in.
The updated IRCTC website also allows users to search and check the availability of seats without logging in.

Waitlisted? Railway prediction tool to tell you probability of getting confirmed ticket

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 01:01 PM IST
The railways ‘wait list prediction’ tool will be available from Tuesday for all bookings make through the IRCTC website, which now has a new user interface and added features.
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