Monthly Archives: March 2015

Indian Railways to print helpline number on tickets

Indian Ministry of Railways has decided that in order to publicize and bring more awareness among train passengers, the text All Indian Passenger Helpline No. 138 is to be got printed at the front of the reserved as well as

Western Railway earns $1.05MN from ticket less travelers

Western Railways has earned $1.05 million (Rs 7.04 crore) from ticket less travelers during February 2015. The railway conducted regular checks during February, 2015 where in more than 180,000 cases of ticketless/irregular travel including unbooked luggage cases were detected, resulting

Western Railway won five ABCI awards for creative excellence

Western Railway has won five national awards for its creative excellence from Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI). These awards were conferred at the 54th ABCI award function held recently in Mumbai. These awards are given every year by

Western Railway extends Bandra-Gandhidham weekly premium trains up to June 25

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic during forth coming summer vacation, Western Railway has decided to extend run of premium superfast special train between Bandra Terminus – Gandhidham. Train No. 09455 Bandra(T) – Gandhidham Premium Superfast Weekly

Indian Railways increase advance booking period to 120 days

Indian Railways has increased the advance reservation period for booking reserved train tickets from existng 60 days to 120 days from April 1, 2015. There will be no change in case of certain day time express trains like Taj Express,

Indian Railways freight revenue up by 12.75 per cent during April 2014-Feb 2015

World’s third largest railway network, Indian Railways has generated Rs 95136.34 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during April 2014-February 2015, as compared to Rs 84379.49 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 12.75

Indian Railways provide wi-fi facility at seven railway stations

Indian Railways, world third largest rail network has launched wi-fi facility at seven Railway Stations namely Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Agra Cantt., Varanasi and Secunderabad. The internet access is provided free to the users for first 30 minutes. For

Indian Railways launches cash on delivery ticket service

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), ticketing service of Indian Railways has launched Cash on Delivery (CoD) service for e-tickets from January 1, 2015 on pilot basis. Under this scheme, the customer books the tickets online through the

L&T Infotech won $10 MN SAP ERP order from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited

L&T Infotech, a global provider of information technology services and solutions has bagged a contract worth $10 million to integrate the business functions of Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL). As per the contract, L&T Infotech will deploy SAP ERP to

Western Railway bust unauthorized e-ticket racket

Western Railway’s Mumbai division anti- touting squad has busted a unauthorized e-ticketing racket in Surat, Gujarat. A check by anti-tout squad conducted at Pradip photo studio(Pradip tours & travels) at shivam complex in Surat on March 14, 2015. Shop owner Pradip