Northern Railways

  • Special train between Delhi and Jaisalmer from Feb 11 04-02-2014 10:58 PM

    In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Northern Railway will run an AC special train between Sarai Rohilla in New Delhi and Jaisalmer on February 11. The special train will start from Sarai Rohilla station at 6.10 PM on February 11 and reach Jaisalmer at 8 AM next day,...
  • Delhi shivers at 2.4 degrees, season's coldest day 30-12-2013 10:41 PM

    New Delhi: The national capital on Monday shivered at 2.4 degrees Celsius, five notches below the average for this time of the year. It was the season's coldest day. The weatherman has forecast similar weather on New Year's eve. While the maximum temperature on Monday was 19.7 degrees Celsius, one...
  • Northern Railway plans cancellations during foggy weather 27-12-2013 05:46 PM

    In view of the upcoming foggy season, the Northern Railway on Friday announced cancellation and diversion of several mail and express trains. The Northern Railway plans to cancel 10 pairs, partially cancel three pairs and divert two pairs of mail/express trains in view of the upcoming foggy season, an official...
  • Chilly Christmas morning in Delhi 25-12-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: It was a chilly Christmas morning on Wednesday in New Delhi with the minimum temperature settling at 7.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. "The afternoon will be sunny and there will be light mist in the...
  • Kashmir Valley gets connected by rail 28-12-2012 04:23 PM

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  • Kalka Mail accident: death toll rises to 67 11-07-2011 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: A special train that was dispatched to carry the injured passengers from the Howrah-Delhi Kalka Mail derailment site in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, reached New Delhi on Monday morning, ending the horrific ordeal. Doctors with medical supplies received over 165 passengers on the platform. The Centre has announced...
  • Kalka derailment: Army joins rescue operation 10-07-2011 07:42 PM

    New Delhi: Joining the rescue operations, Army on Sunday dispatched two columns, one each from Kanpur and Allahabad, with relief assistance troops, medical teams and equipment to the Kalka Mail accident site near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured when 15...
  • Govt indifferent to safety of people: BJP 10-07-2011 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: Attacking the Centre in the wake of the derailment of Kalka Mail, BJP on Sunday accused the government of being indifferent to the safety of people and said the Railway Ministry is "surviving on God's mercy". Claiming that the accident took place as Kalka mail collided with a...
  • Kalka accident: Railways announce compensation 10-07-2011 07:08 PM

    Kolkata: Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy on Sunday asked the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs 5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed and injured in the Howrah-Kalka Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh. "I urged the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs...
  • Kalka passengers' family unhappy with Helpline 10-07-2011 06:58 PM

    Kolkata: The relatives of passengers aboard the Kalka Mail which derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday said they could not obtain information about their loved ones from the helpline set up at the Howrah railway station. "I spoke to my father at 2 pm and he said he was fine....
  • Railways to conduct inquiry into Kalka derailment 10-07-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Railways will run two special trains for carrying relatives and friends of Howrah-Kalka Mail accident victims to the site of the mishap near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. A special train will run from Howrah to Fatepur and another will start from Delhi to Kanpur for carrying relatives...
  • Relatives anxious for missing Kalka passengers 10-07-2011 06:12 PM

    Arrangements have been made for a special train to carry the relatives of the passengers to the accident site. ...
  • Kalka passengers' relatives to travel to Malwa 10-07-2011 05:35 PM

    Kolkata: The Eastern Railways will run a special train from Howrah to take relatives of passengers of Delhi-bound Kalka Mail which derailed near Malwa in Uttar Pradesh killing at least 35 people and injuring over 100 in the worst train accident this year. "Arrangements have been made for a special...
  • PM mourns loss of lives in Kalka derailment 10-07-2011 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed sorrow at the loss of lives in a rail accident in Uttar Pradesh and directed the Railway Ministry to deploy all available resources in the area for rescue and relief operations. Singh also spoke to the Minister of State for Railways...
  • Kalka Mail derailed in UP, 35 dead 10-07-2011 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Thirty five have been confirmed dead and over 140 injured as the Howrah-Delhi-Kalka Express derailed near Fatehpur Malwa in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place around 12:30 pm. Reports say that 13 bogies have been derailed and more than 100 passengers have been injured. Approximately 1200...
  • Crucial Kashmir rail link to open 15-11-2010 05:01 PM

    Srinagar: The train link from Qazigund to Baramulla which was affected due to the 4 month long crisis will soon reopen. This popular 120-km long rail link was affected by the unrest in the Kashmir valley. It has been waiting for a green signal for the past four months. Protesters...
  • Railways incur heavy losses as Gurjar deadlock persists 08-06-2008 08:33 AM

    Basseterre: Nathan McCullum hit 50 and took two wickets plus a crucial catch to lead New Zealand to a 88-run victory over West Indies in the third one-day international on Wednesday to cut the hosts' lead to 2-1 in the five-match series. McCullum hit four boundaries and a six from...