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High-speed Tejas Express: All you need to know- timings, reservation, services, fare



Indian Railways will introduce the high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali for the first time on Monday.

New Delhi: Indian Railways will introduce the high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali for the first time on Monday.

Railway Minister Suresh Parabhu will flag-off Mumbai CST-Karmali Tejas Superfast as Inaugural Special from Mumbai CST on 22/05/2017 (Monday) at 15.25 hrs via Video conferencing from Swami Narayan Sabhagruh, Dadar. The train will reach Karmali at 00:35 hrs on next day.

Here are the key facts about high-speed Tejas Express

Tejas Express is a state of the art train capable of running at the speed of 200 kmph.

Indian Railways contemplating Rajdhani Express-like superfast train; Delhi-Mumbai in just 12-13 hours





New Delhi: After Humsafar, Antyodaya, Deen Dayalu –all of which were promised in the previous budget, Indian Railways yesterday launched the Tejas express.

Now, as per media report the Indian Railways is contemplating a similar superfast train. A report in the Dainik Jagaran said that Railways is planning to launch a train on the lines of Rajdhani Express.

Mumbai to get first AC local train in September this year

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Air-conditioned local trains will start plying on the suburban sections of Mumbai from September this year.

Mumbai: Air-conditioned local trains will start plying on the suburban sections of Mumbai from September this year.

"The trial runs are underway and if everything goes as per our plan, which is most likely, then the commercial operations of this silver-blue coloured AC local would start from September this year," said member, rolling stock of the Railway Board, Ravindra Gupta.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for a big makeover from October this year



Trolley service for catering, polite uniformed staff and on-board entertainment are some of the changes slated to be introduced in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains from October this year.

New Delhi: Trolley service for catering, polite uniformed staff and on-board entertainment are some of the changes slated to be introduced in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains from October this year.

Passenger sends cheque of Rs 950 to Railways foregoing fare subsidy!



New Delhi: The Railways is in a fix over a cheque of Rs 950 sent by a passenger apparently to give up the subsidy borne by the government on the train fare between Jammu and Delhi.

Currently, the Railways bears 43 percent of the cost of all rail fares even as the public transporter incurs a loss of about Rs 30,000 crore every year in subsidising passenger fares.

"There is no provision to accept such cheques so we will return it," said a senior Railway Ministry official.

In order to make passengers aware of the subsidy burden on the fare, it had started printing - "Indian Railways recovers only 57 percent of cost of travel on an average" - on the computerised printed tickets issued to passengers since June 22 last year.

Soon, passengers can travel in economy AC coaches; fares less than normal 3AC tariff


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Train passengers will soon have option of travelling in a new class of 'Economy AC coaches' with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.

New Delhi: Train passengers will soon have option of travelling in a new class of 'Economy AC coaches' with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.

The proposed fully AC train will have three-tier Economy AC coaches besides AC-3, AC-2 and AC-1 classes as part of the transformation exercise. An added feature would be automatic doors.

Designer fluorescent jackets, T-shirts for rail staff



Customer-facing staff of railways will be sporting designer uniforms complete with fluorescent jackets and black and yellow T-shirts from this festive season in October.

New Delhi: Customer-facing staff of railways will be sporting designer uniforms complete with fluorescent jackets and black and yellow T-shirts from this festive season in October.

About five lakh railway employees comprising on-board staff, TTEs, station masters, guards, drivers and catering personnel will be in new uniforms designed by fashion designer Ritu Beri for the railways.

Railways in the process of developing SFC: Suresh Prabhu



To a query on plans to help farmers in distress, Prabhu said that the Railways has operated additional freight trains to lift onions from Maharashtra to help the farmers.

Coimbatore: Indian Railways is in the process of developing a Southern Freight Corridor (SFC), which would be connected to one of three corridors, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday.

After LPG give-it-up, now government wants you to give up train fare subsidy





New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a call to the well-heeled LPG consumers to give up their cooking gas subsidies, the Railways department seems to be mooting a similar idea for its passengers too.

As per a report in the Times of India, the government wants to give rail passengers a similar option to “voluntarily forego the subsidy on tickets.”

The plan will be rolled out next month, TOI said.

Railways to offer options on senior citizen fare concession



New Delhi: Now senior citizens will have the option to avail either the full concession provided to them on rail tickets or half of it.

The Railways is exploring ways to reduce the Rs 1,300 crore subsidy burden in the senior citizen category.

The new system will be operationalised shortly after upgrading the ticketing software.

RailCloud to optimise server management, resources



The Indian Railways will launch on Wednesday RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

New Delhi: The Indian Railways will launch on Wednesday RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

Developed by rail PSU RailTel at an estimated cost of about Rs 53 crore, Railcloud is aimed at optimising server resources and its management.

Cloud computing is an emerging technology for faster and on demand commensurate deployment of server resources which results in reduced cost.

Tata Steel signs long-term tariff contract with railways



The main objectives of LTTC includes long-term revenue commitment from customers, preferential treatment to customer for supply of wagons, generation of additional traffic volumes and revenues for railways and freight concession on retention of traffic as well as on incremental traffic.
New Delhi: Tata Steel on Friday said it has entered into long-term tariff contract with railways, becoming the first company in the steel sector to sign such pact.

"Tata Steel became the first steel company to enter into a long-term tariff contract (LTTC) with Indian railways here today," the company said in a statement.

Railways Launches 'SAARTHI' App, Solar Train: 10 Things To Know

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched a new integrated mobile app 'SAARTHI - synergised advanced application rail travel help and information' for passengers.

The solar panels are fitted on the roof of coaches.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched a new integrated mobile app "SAARTHI - synergised advanced application rail travel help and information" for passengers. This new app will allow passengers to book tickets, enquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal on a single platform. The new SAARTHI app also includes features such as safety for women, complaint facility and suggestion for improvement, Mr Prabhu said. It is believed to provide better customer experience, he added. Earlier in the day, the minister has also unveiled the country's first solar powered DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train.

Government Working To Transform Railways Into Real Engine Of Growth: Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said we can do better than them, provided we do everything, Chinese and Japanese did 30-40 years ago.

Suresh Prabhu said there is always a comparison of the Indian Railways with the Chinese and Japanese

PUNE: The government is working to transform the railways into a "real engine of growth", Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday, stressing that managing the transporter was complex.

Mega block on Central Railway, Western Railway today



MUMBAI: Train services on Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) will remain affected due to maintenance block on Sunday.

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On CR, block will be taken on Kalyan-bound slow line between Vikhroli and Diva from 11.30 am to 4.30 pm. On Harbour, block will be held from 11.10 am to 4.10 pm on Up and Down lines, between Kurlaand Vashi.

On WR, block will be held from 10.35 am to 3.35 pm on Up and Down slow lines between Borivali and Andheri.
Source - Times Of India

 

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