Category Archives: Passengers

Indian Railways develops first ever air conditioned coach

Indian Railways has developed the first ever air conditioned coach (car) for its DEMU trains. Till now the existing DEMU trains consisted only of non-air conditioned coaches. The first ever AC coach has been manufactured at Indian Railways’ Chennai based

Central Railway recovers Rs 18.26 crores from ticketless travellers

Central Railway comes down heavily on ticketless travellers by conducting intensive campaign against them. In its endeavor to provide better services to its bonafide rail users and also to curb the ticketless traveller, CR has regularly taken innovative steps. Senior

Central Railway uses RFID technology for clean trains

In order to keep a tap of cleanliness on train, Central Railway has become the first zone in the country to use RFID technology to keep a tap on cleanliness on a running train. RFID based mechanism to ensure scheduled

Central Railway fines 2.13 MN ticketless travelers

In order to curbing ticketless, irregular travel, Central Railway has through its massive checking drives have found 2.13 million cases of ticketless, irregular travel during 2014-15 financial year, registering 10 per cent increase. During the same period last year, 1.93

Indian Railways earnings up by 12.16 per cent during 2014-15

World’s fourth largest rail network, Indian Railways has recorded an increase in revenue earning during 201415 fiscal year at $25.30 billion (Rs 157880.50 crore), as compared to $22.56 billon (Rs 140761.27 crore) during the same period last year, registering an

Western Railway extends weekly train service between Bandra to Allahabad

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic during forth coming Summer Vacation it has been decided to extend run of special train between Bandra Terminus – Allahabad. Train No. 09017 Bandra (T) – Allahabad Weekly Special train scheduled

Western Railway bust e ticket racket

Western Railway’s anti-tout squad of Mumbai division have conducted a check at Mishra Tours and Travels addressed at 3, Radhakant Chawl, Bihari Tekdi, Gamdevi Rd., Poisar, Kandivali (east). During the check the shop owner, Naresh Mishra, who was present, stated

Sale of tickets through ATVM and JTBS becoming popular over CVM

Indian Ministry of Railways have decided to phase out operation of CVM machines from April 1, 2015. Contrary to the notion, sale of tickets through automatic ticket vending machines (ATVMs) has been steadily increasing over the years from 10.74% in

Central Railway installs 658 ATVMs

In order to provide facilities to its customers, Central Railway has so far installed 658 automatic ticket vending machines (ATVMs). Central Railway has installed initially 383 ATVM in a phased manner at 74 suburban stations and considering the response of

IL&FS Transportation to build eight ROBs in Gujarat

IL&FS Transportation Networks has announced that it has signed a pact with the Gujarat government to develop eight railway over bridges entailing investment of about Rs 251 crore under the PPP (public private partnership) mode. “The concession agreement was signed