Rail transport in India
Indian Railways has launched its first-of-its-kind ‘fun zone’ for kids at the Visakhapatnam railway station in Andhra Pradesh. The games ranging from video shooting to other indoor games aim to keep children engaged during long waiting hours at platforms. The ..
The Tinsukia Junction in Assam has become India’s 4000th railway station to receive free public WiFi. The Indian Railway claims that they having been rolling out free WiFi for the public in over 83 stations per day. The Indian Railways ..
The Western Railway (WR) has opened the first-of-its-kind printing press heritage gallery of the Indian Railways at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. With this, the Western Railway Mahalaxmi General Stores Depot (GSD) has become the first in Indian Railways to portray a ..
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has recently announced a new railway zone of the Indian Railways, named as Southern Coast Railway (SCoR). This new 18th railway zone of the country will be headquartered at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The new ..
The railway workers union — National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) has recently opposed the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. They asked the government to first prioritize work on existing train routes instead of focusing on the bullet train. Before the ..
The Indian Railways has named the indigenously manufactured Train 18 as Vande Bharat Express. The train is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160kmph. The 16-coach train is designed and manufactured by the Chennai-based ..