Shatabdi

  • Train journey from Delhi to Agra in just 90 minutes 28-03-2014 09:21 PM

    Tired of nearly three-hour train journey to Agra? Now you can look forward to reaching the city of the Taj Mahal in just 90 minutes as the railways is set to increase the speed of the Shatabdi Express. Train journey between Delhi and Agra will be cut short to 90...
  • CCI orders probe against Indian Railways, IRCTC 13-03-2014 08:56 PM

    The Competition Commission has ordered an investigation against Indian Railways and its arm IRCTC for alleged unfair practices related to compulsory sale of food to travellers on some trains and ticket booking. This is the second major probe by the fair trade watchdog against a central government enterprise, after Coal...
  • Delhi-Agra Shatabdi Express speed to go up to 160 km per hour 27-02-2014 06:41 PM

    To reduce travel time between Delhi-Agra and Delhi-Chandigarh, railways is gearing up to run Shatabdi Express at 160 km per hour speed on these routes by the year-end. "We have given the responsibility of preparing detailed project report for running semi-high speed train in Delhi-Agra and Delhi-Chandigarh route to High-Speed...
  • Smoke after brake jam of Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express triggers panic 08-01-2014 11:37 AM

    Smoke emanating from the wheels ofthe Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express due to a brake jamtriggered panic among train passengers at the railway station in Ghaziabad on Wednesday. The incident took place around 7 AM when theDelhi-Lucknow Shatabdi, which was going to Lucknow from Delhi,suddenly came to a halt due to a...
  • UP residents wake up to dense fog cover; train, flight services disrupted 20-12-2013 10:09 AM

    As fog engulfed Uttar Pradesh, it disrupted railway traffic and flight schedules in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Friday.According to the railway authorities, more than 76 trains were running behind their schedule due to fog and poor visibility. The trains that were hit by the fog are Farakka Express, Barauni...
  • Swarna Shatabdi, Palace on Wheels to get designed toilets soon 17-11-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: Wary of using stinking train toilets? Now, get ready to use newly designed washrooms fitted with vacuum toilet system, like the one seen in planes, as Railways is planning to introduce it on the Delhi-Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi and luxury tourist train Palace on Wheels. "Swarna Shatabdi is going...
  • Three TMC MPs get show-cause notice for anti-party statements 21-09-2013 11:19 AM

    Kolkata: Three Trinamool Congress MPs have been issued show-cause notices for making anti-party statements. Notices have been issued against TMC MPs Kunal Ghosh, Tapas Pal and Shatabdi Roy. Kunal Ghosh has claimed that he has been unfairly accused in the Saradha chit fund scam and if the need arises he...
  • Hike in food rates likely for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto 04-06-2013 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: After revising the food tariff for all trains except premier services in 2012, Railways have firmed up a proposal to increase the rates of food served in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. As per the proposal, the overall increase in food item would be higher for passengers travelling in...
  • Soon, onboard TV facility in 9 Shatabdi trains 30-11-2011 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: Now you can see a cricket match or your favourite entertainment channel live while traveling in a Shatabdi train. "We have decided to install LCD screen behind each seat in nine Shatabdi trains and DTH service will be provided to these trains," said Aswani Lohani, Divisional Railway Manager...
  • Scripted for success: Mamata's life on stage 19-05-2011 12:33 PM

    Kolkata: A defiance born from the rough and tumble of the streets, a long struggle against an entrenched power system, a stunning blow to the world's longest serving elected Communist government...the script of Mamata Banerjee's life would do any Greek dramatist proud. It will now be depicted in a jatra,...
  • Did not stop Shatabdi train: Vijay Goel 23-04-2011 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Vijay Goel, who courted controversy by reportedly stopping a Shatabdi Express mid-way in Rajasthan to visit a temple, on Saturday refuted charges that the train was stopped at his instance and he was travelling without a ticket. "As regards halting of Shatabdi Express at Bandikui,...
  • BJP leader stops Shatabdi at unscheduled station 22-04-2011 04:02 PM

    Vijay Goel forced the train to stop at Bandikui, Rajasthan as he wanted to go to the Mehandipur Balaji temple. ...
  • Mamata announces nine Durontos, three Shatabdis 25-02-2011 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: As many as nine new Duronto trains, three Shatabdi Express trains and double-decker air conditioned services on two routes were announced by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday. The new Shatabdi Express would link Pune-Secunderabad, Jaipur-Agra and Ludhiana-Delhi while the AC double-decker services are proposed on Jaipur-Delhi and...
  • Watch: Three held for pelting stones at Rahul's train 18-09-2009 02:22 AM

    The young boys were arrested on the basis of an eye-witness' statement. ...
  • Watch: An insight into Rahul Gandhi's rail travel 17-09-2009 03:28 AM

    Stones were pelted at the train in which Rahul Gandhi was travelling. ...