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Ratlam/New Delhi: Passengers of the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a miraculous escape on Wednesday when two of its coaches derailed after being hit by a truck at a manned level crossing near Thandla in Madhya Pradesh, an official said. Even as no passenger was injured, the truck driver identified as Mohammad Salim later succumbed to his …

New Delhi: Day after taking charge of Indian Railways after two back-to-back train accidents that claimed over 20 lives, new Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said his focus will be on safety. “Our main focus will be on safety,” Lohani said after assuming charge at the Rail Bhawan here. He also said that he will …

New Delhi: People can now pay later for tickets booked under the tatkal quota on the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) website, it was announced on Wednesday. Till now, this service was available only for general reservations. For tatkal bookings people had to pay first via the standard online payment gateways before the …

Lucknow/Allahabad: The Railway Board on Friday categorically denied auctioning the railway stations of the country, rubbishing the recent reports which claimed that the railway ministry is planning to privatise the stations. Railway Board chief AK Mittal, taking to media, confirmed that the government was not mulling to auction any of the railway stations. “Indian railway …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, in his pre-departure statement before leaving for Japan stated that he would try to boost the railway cooperation between India and Japan. The PM who is schedule to participate in the annual bilateral summit in Tokyo said

Jhansi: Some armed robbers entered into a AC coaches of Hyderabad-bound Telenagana Express train and looted passengers of cash and valuables near Giraun station between Jhansi and Lalitpur stations on  Delhi-Mumbai trunk route in the wee hours on Tuesday. According to the sources, more than six armed dacoit entered into the AC coaches of train …

New Delhi: There is  a  good news for the Shatabdi passengers with unconfirmed tickets in AC compartments. In a new agreement between national carrier Air India (AI) and the Indian railways, rail passengers of AC compartments will be given the choice to take an AI flight if their tickets do not get confirmed. The passengers can now upgrade to …