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Clean Railway Tracks: Time for Shit Free Railway Tracks in India?

Bio-toilets in Indian Railways. In its initiative to provide clean and improved toilets, Indian Railways had decided to install bio toilets in train coaches. Till March 2018, the national transporter has fitted about 1,25,000 bio-toilets in its coaches, says a Railway Ministry release. According to Railway Ministry, the highest ever …

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Tired of dirty coaches and toilets on trains? Indian Railways has good news for passengers, here are the details

Tired of dirty trains and even dirtier loos on them? Here is some relief for passengers! Indian Railways has recently highlighted a number of initiatives that it has taken to maintain cleanliness in trains. According to Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry, maintaining cleanliness is a continuous process. In order to keep …

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All you need to know about India’s first high-speed electric locomotive, launched by PM Modi

Indian Railways takes big step towards environment-friendly transformation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off Indian Railways’ first ‘Make in India’ 12,000 HP electric locomotive today. The locomotive rolled out of the factory in Bihar’s Madhepura and will now go to Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh for extensive testing before it …

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: From fare to luxurious seats and plush toilets; 10 details you would love

India’s first bullet train: The nation’s first ever bullet train service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is coming up under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ initiative. The foundation stone for the bullet train project was jointly laid by Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, last year …

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World-class! Indian Railways to transform 90 stations into ‘airport-like’ transit hubs, Check station names here

Indian Railways to convert stations into world-class ‘airport-like’ transit hubs! The Railway Ministry has decided to redevelop 90 railway stations into world-class transit hubs. The move has been decided in order to enhance passenger amenities at railway stations, hence providing a world-class experience. The redevelopment plan will include many major …

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Good News! Now you can transfer your train ticket to someone else, here is how

In a change that is sure to bring some relief to passengers, Indian Railways has now announced that it will allow passengers to transfer their confirmed ticket to another person in case they are unable to travel. Sometimes just before travelling your plan get cancel, but now Indian Railways can …

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18,600 railway officials booked for corruption in last 3 years: Govt

In the last three years, more than 18,500 railway officials across the country have been booked in corruption cases internally, as per data tabled in the Parliament last week. While Northern Railway topped the charts with 6,121 officials under the scanner during 2015 to 2017, the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railway emerged …

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No Casualties in Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailing. Here is the Reason why!

Nine AC coaches and the engine of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express (train no 12290) derailed near Titwala station, a small town in Maharashtra`s Kalyan, on Tuesday due to a sudden landslide caused by incessant rains in the region. “Sudden landslide caused Duronto Express derailment. Excellent job by driver of applying emergency …

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