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Indian Railways to take care of your Shirdi travel needs

Good news for pilgrims travelling to Shri Sai Baba temple from Mumbai. Indian Railways along with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon make it possible for the

Trains

Indian Railways to offer veg-only menu on Gandhi Jayanti

The special menu for Gandhi Jayanti will have stuffed parathas, kulchas, paneer dishes and varieties of desserts. If you’re travelling on an outstation train on October 2, be prepared to

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Railways offering 5% discount to promote cashless transaction

Good news for railway passengers who book their train ticket at Indian Railways ticket reservation counters. You can avail a 5 per cent instant discount on train tickets if you

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Deccan Odyssey named Asia’s leading luxury train for 5th time in row

Deccan Odyssey, India’s leading luxury train made history at the World Travel Awards (WTA), after being named as Asia’s Leading Luxury Train for the 5th time in a row. The

Government

India to help Nepal construct a rail link to Kathmandu

The proposed 130 km line from the Indian border town of Raxaul in eastern Bihar to Nepalese capital Kathmandu, once built, will just be the second rail track in the

Travel

Indian Railways unveils country’s 1st smart coach

The state-owned Indian Railways has unveiled the country’s first “smart coach,” equipped with advanced disc brake, fire detection and GPS-based tracking systems apart from CCTV cameras. The coach has vibration-based,

Government

Japan to assist railway safety in India

Japan will offer railway safety technology to India, where fatal train accidents are frequent. Each year India has nearly 100 train accidents, which are blamed on dilapidated railway facilities and poor

Destinations

No free travel insurance in trains from September 1: Indian Railways

The Indian Railways will not provide free travel insurance to its passengers starting September 1, an official said recently. A senior Railway Ministry official said that the Indian Railways Catering and

Travel

New toy train likely at Patna zoo

The Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, also known as Patna Zoo, has conducted a survey and come up with two proposals for running a new toy train on its premises. According

Travel

Mughalsarai railway station officially renamed Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction

Mughalsarai Junction on Sunday was officially renamed as Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction with BJP president Amit Shah, Railway Minister Piyush Goel and UP CM Yogi Adityanath flagging off a passenger