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Northern Railway launches heritage steam train

After 25 years of the Indian Railways phasing out the steam engines, the Northern Railway (NR) relaunched the heritage steam train between Garhi Harsaru and Farukhnagar section at a fare

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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

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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

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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,

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Railways steps in after UNESCO warns Darjeeling toy train off track

The ‘toy train’ and stations of Darjeeling were declared World Heritage sites two decades ago, then a first for India. Alterations, destruction of some structures, disposing of heritage railway material

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Railways, Odisha plan to run luxury train soon

The Indian Railways and the Odisha government are planning to jointly introduce a luxury train like ‘Palace on Wheels’ in the state to attract high-end and foreign tourists. A discussion

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IIT Roorkee is developing drones to make your train journey safer

The Indian Railways will soon start deploying drones to monitor rail tracks, a step that could help the national transporter leap forward on the safety aspect which is an area

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Indian Railways to promote UTS app for booking local train tickets

The CR has setting up such stalls at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Matunga, Vashi, and many other stations. Sources said that this has been extended to 40 stations in