Express Train

  • Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off new Pune-Gwalior train 27-02-2014 07:34 AM

    A new weekly train between Pune and Gwalior was flagged off on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the express train (11102/11101) from Gwalior. The train will leave from Gwalior every Saturday and from Pune every Monday, Railway sources said. After the inaugural function at...
  • PCC hails interim rail budget; BJP criticises it 13-02-2014 08:12 AM

    Describing that Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge had done a "good job", PCC on Wednesday welcomed the interim Rail budget for leaving passenger fares and freight rates untouched and giving two trains to Jharkhand. Appreciating that the fare has not been hiked but modernisation and rail facilities in Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Interim rail budget: Rajasthan gets 3 premium, 6 express trains 13-02-2014 08:08 AM

    In the interim Railway Budget for 2014-15, ten new passenger trains including one daily train from Jaipur to Chandigarh have been announced for Rajasthan. A new daily intercity train from Jaipur to Chandigarh via Jhajjar was also proposed in the budget, quoting Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge who tabled the budget...
  • Two smugglers arrested, 85 kg sandalwood recovered 30-01-2014 02:22 PM

    Two alleged sandalwood smugglers were arrested and 85 kg of sandalwood was recovered from their possession at Central railway station in Kanpur, police said. "The youths Nazeem and Ibrahim got off from Pushpak Express train carrying four heavy bags on Wednesday. They were a bit hesitant on being stopped by...
  • 3 killed as Chhapra Mathura Express train rams into a truck in Chaubepur 16-01-2014 02:56 PM

    Three persons were killed at an unmanned railway crossing in Chaubepur when a container truck in which they were travelling was hit by a train, police said on Thursday. "The incident took place on Wednesday evening when the container truck while crossing the railway track was hit by Chhapra Mathura...
  • Bihar: Train makes unscheduled stop for pregnant passenger 27-04-2013 06:41 PM

    Kanpur: A Patna-bound Express train made an unscheduled stop at Fafoond railway station in Auraiya district after a pregnant passenger complained of labour pain. In the process, a coach of the Sampoorna Kranti Express, which was coming from Delhi, derailed. However, no injuries to any passenger was reported. Amit Malviya,...
  • 'Rail budget is an appeal to the voters' 25-02-2011 11:49 PM

    Mamata Banerjee has been called a Bengal centric minister post her rail budget speech. ...
  • Fifty six express trains to be introduced 25-02-2011 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Fifty six new express trains are proposed to be introduced this year. The announcement was made by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee in her Railway budget 2011-12. The trains are: • Raebareli-Jaunpur Express (daily) • Tirupati-Amravati Express (bi-weekly) via Akola, Nizamabad, Gooty, Dharmavaram • Asansol-Gorakhpur Express (weekly) via Chhapra,...
  • 31 convicted in Godhra train burning case 22-02-2011 11:44 AM

    Godhra: A Sessions Court at the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Tuesday delivered the crucial judgement in the Godhra train fire of 2002, convicting 31 people and acquitting 63 others. The verdict was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge PR Patel, who convicted 31 people of criminal conspiracy in the...
  • Let Mamata choose either Bengal or Rlys: Oppn 19-07-2010 01:04 PM

    New Delhi/Kolkata: Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed "her deep grief and anguish" over the train tragedy in West Bengal and wished speedy recovery to the injured. A statement from All India Congress Committee (AICC) said, "While conveying her deep condolences to the bereaved families, she also wished speedy recovery for...
  • Is it time to consider privatising the Indian Railways?

    Incessant delays, derailment, terror attacks, inability to deal with emergency-like situation - the state of affairs for the Railways in the recent past hasn't been...
  • Mamata suspicious about cause of accident 19-07-2010 10:57 AM

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee was "suspicious" about the cause of the accident involving Sealdah-bound Uttarbanga Express and Vananchal Express at Sainthia station in Birbhum district early Monday. "I am suspicious about the cause of the accident," Banerjee told reporters here when asked about the circumstances that led to the...