Indian Railway Current Affairs, GK & News

Redevelopment of 3 major railway stations

The Centre has approved the proposal to redevelop three major railway stations across India. Key facts The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Modi, has given a go-ahead for a proposal concerning the redevelopment of three major railway stations – New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai. The overall investment of this redevelopment ..

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RPF: ‘Operation Nanhe Farishte’

Under “Operation Nanhe Farishte”, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) have rescued more than 1,000 kids from Railway stations across India, in the month of January, 2022. Key facts The RPF is entrusted with providing safety to passengers. It saved 1,045 children who were found alone or were abandoned at the railway stations. Out of all, 701 ..

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Operation AAHT

The Railway Protection Force, RPF has launched Operation AAHT to curb human trafficking. It will mainly focus on trains that are originating from border countries. The operation is held under Ministry of Railways. (RPF acts under railways ministry). About Operation AAHT Under the operation, RPF will deploy special forces in long distance trains. The operation ..

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Committee on RRB Exam Concerns

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has created a committee to look into the concerns raised by students. What is the issue? The RRB released an employment notification for the Non – Technical category in 2019. The exam got postponed because of COVID. The exam was recently held on January 14 – 15, 2022. The candidates ..

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World’s tallest railway bridge pier to come up in Manipur

World’s tallest rail bridge pier will soon come up in North-eastern state of Manipur. Key Points This bridge is being constructed by Indian Railways at Noney Valley in Manipur. Bridge is having the height of 141 metres. It is a part of ambitious 111 Kilometre long Jiribam-Imphal railway line. It is being constructed with the ..

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Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express: First IMS certified train

Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express was given IMS certification recently. Key Points This train has become the first Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certified train of the Southern Railway. It has also become the first Shatabdi train as well as second mail or express train of Indian Railways to receive this certification. Certification was granted by the certification ..

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