Railway Station

  • Jaipur-Jodhpur superfast train to start operations from Wednesday August 21, 2013

    A new superfast special train between Jaipur and Jodhpur via Phulera would commence its first journey from railway station in Jaipur on Wednesday morning. The train with 15 coaches, including AC and non-ac chair cars, will leave at 6 am and reach Jodhpur at 10:30 am, a NWR spokesman said. In...
  • Bihar: Man loses 5 family members in Rajya Rani train tragedy August 20, 2013

    Khagaria: The Rajya Rani Express spelled tragedy for many families on Monday and one man, Raju Yadav, lost five relatives in the accident. His ageing parents, his young daughter, son and nephew, all died after being run over by the speeding Rajya Rani express in Khagaria. "I have lost my...
  • Bihar train mishap: Rajya Sabha MPs demand Rail Minister's statement August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: There was uproar in the Rajya Sabha over the train mishap in Bihar that has left at least 37 people dead as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them. The issue was raised in the House with the Opposition demanding a statement by the Railways Minister. Congress leader...
  • Bihar: 28 dead as Rajya Rani train runs over many, CM assures probe August 19, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday assured a probe into the train tragedy in which many people were run over by the Rajya Rani Express at the Dhamara railway station near Saharsa. At least 28 people are reported to have been killed in the mishap. "The state government will...
  • Bihar: Rajya Rani Express runs over many, 35 dead; locals burn trains August 19, 2013

    Patna: The death toll reached 35 as the Rajya Rani Express ran over many people at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. Over 40 others injured in the accident have been taken to a hospital. Meanwhile, the driver of the train has been critically injured after...
  • Around 150 minors rescued from New Delhi railway station August 17, 2013

    Around 150 minors were rescued from the New Delhi railway station as they were boarding a train for Gujarat, police said on Friday. The children - aged between six and 17 years - had come to Delhi from Nepal and Bihar. Police said they were ostensibly going to a school in...
  • No platform tickets to be sold at Delhi railway stations till Aug 15 August 14, 2013

    No platform tickets will be sold at New Delhi, Nizamuddin and Old Delhi railway stations from Tuesday till August 15 due to security reasons on account of the Independence Day. However, platform tickets will be sold on demand to senior citizens, physically challenged and patients, said a senior Northern Railway official....
  • Naxals blow up railway track at Paraiya station near Gaya August 3, 2013

    Gaya: Suspected Naxals on Friday blew up a railway track near Gaya, disrupting traffic on the Gaya-Mugalsari route of East Central Railway. The explosion on the track between Paraiya and Guraru railway station occurred at around 11 PM, Gaya Railway DSP Sunil Kumar told PTI. According to reports, the pilot...
  • Free Wi-Fi connectivity at New Delhi Railway Station soon July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Waiting for a train to arrive will no longer be boring as Railways is equipping India's busiest station with free Wi-Fi connectivity, a first in the country, to ensure value-added amenity for passengers. New Delhi railway station, which handles about 300 trains and 5 lakh passengers a day, will...
  • News briefs: Ajmer Dargah head asks to avoid Iftar parties, donate funds to Uttarakhand July 27, 2013

    Spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan on Saturday requested political and non political groups in the country to avoid holding public Roza iftar parties in view of the recent Uttarakhand tragedy. "Union and the state governments and different political and non-political groups should avoid holding Iftar parties this year...
  • CJ Poonam fights for disabled friendly railway stations July 24, 2013

    CJ Poonam highlights the absence of special infrastructure for differently-abled at railway stations. She finds it extremely difficult to get to the other side of the platform as there are no special ramps or walkways for people like her to move across. ...
  • Odisha: IAS officer hit by train, suicide suspected June 25, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: An IAS officer, Gagan Bihari Swain, was killed on Monday night when a train ran over him at the Bhubaneswar railway station. Police said that the officer jumped in front of the train. It is unclear whether it was an accident or a suicide. If it was a suicide,...
  • 6 people killed in 2 months at Kolhapur Railway station June 18, 2013

    Kolhapur: Terror has gripped the people visiting the Kolhapur Railway Station in Maharashtra. In the last two months, six people have been murdered there and all of them have been killed with their heads crushed by a stone. The deaths have sparked fears of a serial killer. "At this spot of...
  • Bihar: Meet Ajit and Shabnam who provide education, meals to orphans May 22, 2013

    Barauni: Barauni railway station in Bihar is witness to a noble initiative. Ajit Kumar and his wife Shabnam take care of orphans at the platforms, and provide them education and home-cooked meals. And their efforts have now inspired railway authorities too, to support their cause. "If government implements Right to Education...
  • WB: South 24 Parganas station ransacked after exam candidate falls off train April 1, 2013

    South 24 Parganas: Baruipur railway station was ransacked on Sunday after hundreds of applicants appearing for TET (Primary Teachers Eligibility Test) got delayed at the station and could not appear for the exam. This happened after an applicant fell off from an overcrowded train and was seriously injured. The police...
  • Mother of three becomes first woman coolie in Rajasthan March 17, 2013

    Jaipur: A 33-year-old widow has chosen the male-dominated profession of a railway coolie, becoming the first woman porter in Rajasthan. Manju Devi, a mother of three, was earlier a homemaker and decided to become a coolie after the death of her husband Mahadev, who also used to work as a...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man rapes mentally ill woman March 13, 2013

    Madurai: A mentally ill woman was reportedly raped by a person posing as a coffee seller at Madurai railway station early Wednesday, police said. The 32-year-old woman was waiting with her mother to board a train to Elanchi village after treatment in Madurai when the man approached them and offered...
  • Mumbai: Baby boy stolen from Dadar railway station March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: In yet another case of child theft from Mumbai, a month-old baby boy was stolen from the Dadar railway station on Saturday morning. The theft was caught on CCTV. The child was sleeping along with his mother and three-year-old sister on platform number 6 of Dadar railway station. A case has...
  • MP: Mob sets railway station on fire after 2 kids mowed down by train February 26, 2013

    Bhopal: Protestors set Gulaabganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh on fire after two children were mowed down by a train on Tuesday. The mob vandalised the station property and set the station premises on fire in which one railway employee was killed. Delhi-Bhopal route has been closed at Vidisha station...
  • Delhi: Woman's body found stuffed in bag in train February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a plastic bag from a train at the New Delhi railway station, said police on Monday. The investigators said that the body was recovered late on Sunday night from a train, coming from Haryana's Panipat, at platform number nine. "The...
  • Delhi: Police help desk for women at metro, railway stations February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: For women facing sexual harassment in Delhi Metro or railway stations of the city, help will soon be available at the spot -- from police desks run by women officers. Within the next two to three months, Delhi Police will start desks inside eight metro and five railway stations...
  • Akhilesh rejects Azam Khan's resignation as Kumbh in-charge February 14, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday rejected the resignation of Cabinet Minister Mohammad Azam Khan as the chief of Kumbh Mela Organising Committee. "The CM, while praising the minister, has turned down his resignation as the chief of the committee and he will continue on the post,"...
  • FTN: Could the Kumbh stampede have been avoided? February 12, 2013

    In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, 36 pilgrims were killed in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. ...
  • Azam Khan's resignation after Allahabad stampede symbolic: Shreya Dhoundial February 12, 2013

    CNN-IBN's senior special correspondent Shreya Dhoundial joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Allahabad stampede. Q. What is your take on honorable minister Mr Mohammad Azam Khan, who has blamed news channels for creating panic in the aftermath of the stampede? Asked by: deepak krishnamurthy ...
  • CJ: Kumbh pilgrims cram into Allahabad station despite stampede February 12, 2013

    Citizen Journalist Rajesh Sharma was one of the survivors of the Kumbh stampede. He sent us this video from the Allahabad station where hapless pilgrims and passengers are braving it out at the station. Basic infrastructure is missing as hundreds remain huddled at the station. ...
  • Stampedes tend to happen when huge crowds gather: UP Guv February 12, 2013

    Allahabad: Even as the blame game continues between the UP government and the Railways over responsibility for the stampede at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi has stoked controversy. He has commented that stampedes do tend to happen when crowds gather. "When crores of people gather such mistakes can happen. We...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: Akhilesh Yadav meets injured February 12, 2013

    Allahabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reached Swaruprani Bakshi hospital in Allahabad on Tuesday to meet the people injured in Sunday's stampede at the railway station and said that such tragedies are very painful and his administration would try its best to prevent such incidents. Akhilesh said that the...
  • Railway Minister to visit Allahabad to monitor situation February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said on Monday that he would be going to Allahabad to monitor the situation as three more bathing days at the Maha Kumbh were scheduled. He also denied that Sunday night's stampede was caused by the collapse of a foot-over bridge. "I am going...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 11, 2013

    CBI finds its own prosecutor AK Singh colluding with one of the accused in 2G case. UP government denies lapse on its part in Allahabad railway station stampede. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: UP govt denies lapse on its part, Railway says all measures were taken February 11, 2013

    The UP government on Monday denied any lapses on its part in connection with the stampede at the Allahabad railway station on Sunday, even as the railways also said the incident did not occur because of them. ...