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Indian Railways plans wedding on wheels

In order to take wedding experience to the next level, World’s 4th largest railway network, Indian Railways has launched wedding service on wheels. The new service offered by India Railways ticketing service, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has

Central Railway DC-AC conversion between CST to Thane complete

Central Railway has completed the on the conversion from 1500 Volt DC to 25000 Volt AC traction system over Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM) to Mumbra (inclusive) on slow corridor and CST to Thane (exclusive) on fast corridor. Suresh Prabhakar

Indian Railways Freight Traffic Earnings up by 17.23 per cent during April 2015

Indian Railways commodity-wise freight traffic earnings were Rs. 9461.47 crore during the month of April 2015 compared to Rs. 8071.18 crore of during the same period last year, registering an increase of 17.23 per cent. Out of this Rs. 9461.47

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 wins 2014-15 Commercial and Signal & Telecommunications Shield

Central Railway zone has been conferred with Commercial and Signal & Telecommunications Shield of Indian Railways for the year 2014-15 for its outstanding performance among the 17 railway zone operating in the country. The zone recorded a 0.71 per cent

Indian Railways freight loading up 4.18 per cent during 2014-15

World third largest railway network, Indian Railways has posted an increased in freight loading during 2014-15 fiscal period. The railways carried 1097.57 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during the financial year 2014-15 i.e. from 1st April 2014 to

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

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

TD Power Systems wins 10 traction alternators order from DLW

Bangalore based, leading manufacturer of AC alternators, TD Power Systems have won a contract from Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi (DLW) to supply 10 traction alternators. DLW is a production unit owned by Indian Railways and is the largest diesel-electric locomotive

RWWCO awards 35 railway women employees

Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organisation (RWWCO) president, Rashmi Mital awarded 35 railway women employees for their outstanding performance during 2014-15, at a function held in New Delhi. RWWCO honours the services of selected women employees of Group-C & Group-D for