28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Railways on the allegation that use of sub-standard materials for furnishing interiors of coaches has caused asphyxiation deaths due to inhalation of toxic gases by passengers during fire accidents in trains.
27 Feb 2014
Hong Kong: Hong Kong is pondering whether to rip out some seats from overcrowded metro trains to give the city’s smartphone-addicted population more room to interact with their devices.
26 Feb 2014
Tokyo: In a peculiar move, the Japanese police have installed a 'Robocop' on public trains to protect women commuters from perverts and molesters.
08 Jun 2013
In an apparent bid to increase the revenue, Indian Railways have decided to increase the number of RAC (Reservation against Cancellation) berths from four to six in AC-II and AC-III coaches.
15 Feb 2014
Kolkata: At least five trains, including Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani, were stranded for over three hours on Saturday as locals squatted on the tracks after a Railways patrolman was run over and killed near Mankatha station in Bihar's Lakhisarai district.
11 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Faced with a revenue shortfall, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge will not bring about reduction in basic passenger fares in the interim budget tomorrow but is likely to make adjustment in fuel adjustment component so that impact on fares are minimum in an election year.
03 Feb 2014
Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the railway ministry on the toilet system in trains that leads to open defecation, a petitioner said on Monday.
01 Feb 2014
New Delhi: As many as 50 trains were running late due to fog in Delhi on Saturday. The Met Office has forecast a clear day.
31 Jan 2014
New Delhi: A foggy Friday morning in Delhi affected train operations. However, the Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. The visibility was 300 metres, officials said.
12 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Passenger fares and freight rates were left untouched on Wednesday in the Interim Rail Budget, which talks about plans about involvement of private sector and FDI as part of efforts to modernize the largest transport network in the country.