Category Articles: Railway

3 injured as car hit by moving train while attempting to cross railway track near Dwarka

January 19, 2020

Dwarka: A car with three people inside suffered accident with a moving train as it was trying to cross the railway track near Modpar/Mithoi where there was no crossing path or road. Injured people were taken to hospital for medical care. The car was hit by moving train and forced to some distance away before the train could stop. More details are awaited. DeshGujaratRead More

IRCTC authorized agent in Vapi held for black marketing of rail tickets

January 19, 2020
IRCTC authorized agent in Vapi held for black marketing of rail tickets

Surat: Authorized agent of IRCTC was held doing black marketing of railway tickets. Western Railway's anti touting squad's Harish Tiwari raided IRCTC agent's Vapi based office and detained Sunil Chauhan (36) with 24 e-tickets worth Rs. 35,222. Rs. 5,000 cash, a mobile phone, computer hard disk and various personal IDs were recovered from him. DeshGujaratRead More

Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express train flagged off

January 17, 2020
Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express train flagged off

Ahmedabad: The long awaited semi-high speed and fully air-conditioned Tejas Express made its maiden journey today from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a celebratory function at Ahmedabad. The train was flagged off by Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani. Though his name was mentioned in a press release and also on the stage as Special guest, Railway minister Piyush Goyal was absent in the inaugural function. Speaking on this occasion, Chief Minister Rupani said Gujarat has witnessed st...Read More

Land acquisition for rail line to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya completed: Gujarat CM conveys Railway minister

January 17, 2020
Land acquisition for rail line to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya completed: Gujarat CM conveys Railway minister

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani today told railway minister Piyush Goyal that land acquisition process for Vadodara - Kevadiya (Statue of Unity) railway line project has been completed. Rupani told Piyush Goyal that Rs. 266 crore work orders are given for Katosan - Bechraji railway line project which is to be executed jointly by Gujarat government company G-Ride and Railways. This railway line will benefit GIDC industrial estate in Bechraji area, Maruti car unit, MSME and ancillary unit...Read More

Inaugural run of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express tomorrow

January 16, 2020
Inaugural run of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express tomorrow

Ahmedabad: Ministry of Railways is going to introduce new Tejas Express train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central ( Six days a week- except Thursday) w.e.f 19.01.2020. On its inaugural run, o­n 17.01.2020 Train no. 09426 Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas express will leave Ahmedabad at 09:30 hrs and will reach Mumbai Central at 16:00 hrs . Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will flag off the train at Kalupur railway station in Ahmedabad. Similarly, in return direction, train No. 09425 ...Read More

Amit Shah dedicates wi-fi facility for 5 railway stations, a 100 ft high national flag in his constituency

January 11, 2020
Amit Shah dedicates wi-fi facility for 5 railway stations, a 100 ft high national flag in his constituency

Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister and Member of Parliament from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha Segment- Amit Shah today dedicated several passenger amenities and conveniences at various stations across Ahmedabad Division of the Western Railway. Shah also dedicated a 100 feet high monumental National Flag during an event at Gandhinagar Capital railway station in his home state of Gujarat where CM Vijay Rupani was also present. The home minister also dedicated Passenger Information System at Kalol stati...Read More

Railways cancels contract of sub contractor who served expired bread to passengers

January 09, 2020
Railways cancels contract of sub contractor who served expired bread to passengers

Surat: A group of 36 women from Mumbai who suffered vomiting and stomach problem due to expired breads catered to them in train by caterers in Shatabdi Express train on way to Surat were sent back to Mumbai in Dehradun Express in a special arrangement. The women were treated first at Bhestan and later at Surat railway station. A team of doctors was made ready for them. IRCTC sub contractor's contract has been cancelled. Western railway before sending the group back to Mumbai, tendered ...Read More

RPF recovers 140 liquor bottles hidden in toilet roofs of 2 coaches of Ashram Express, 3 arrested

January 08, 2020
RPF recovers 140 liquor bottles hidden in toilet roofs of 2 coaches of Ashram Express, 3 arrested

Ahmedabad: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) today recovered a large number of liquor bottles hidden in the roof of the toilets of two coaches of 12916 Delhi-Ahmedabad Ashram Express and arrested 3 people in this connection. Assistant Commandant of RPF P D Tiwary said that altogether 140 bottles of liquors hidden in the lavatories of the S 8 and S 10 sleeper coaches were recovered at the Ahmedabad railway station and three people identified as Anwar F Qureshi (45), B. A Qureshi (21) and...Read More

Five women fall ill after having snacks in Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi express

January 07, 2020
Five women fall ill after having snacks in Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi express

Surat: At least five women passengers traveling in Mumbai Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express today fell ill after eating snacks purchased from the pantry of the reputed train. PRO of the Surat division of the Western Railway Khimraj Meena a group of 40 women from Mumbai was coming to Surat in the train for picnic. Five of them showed symptoms of food poisoning like vomiting, nausea and loose motions after consuming the snacks of bread, butter and cutlet purchased from the pantry car. ...Read More

Railway passenger fare hiked, new rate will be effective from Jan 1

January 01, 2020
Railway passenger fare hiked, new rate will be effective from Jan 1

New Delhi: On the eve of New Year 2020, the Indian Railways on Tuesday announced hike in passenger fares, with an increase between one paise per km to four paise per km. According to a Railway circular, one paisa each will increase in fare per km for Second Class ordinary, Sleeper Class Ordinary, First class ordinary in Ordinary Non-AC trains. In Mail and Express Non-AC trains, two paisa each will increase in fare for per km in Second Class, Sleeper Class and First Class. Similarly, fou...Read More

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