Trains

  • UP: Trains collide near Gorakhpur, 12 dead, 45 injured -1441771395 minutes ago

    Gorakhpur: At least 12 people killed and 45 others were injured when two speeding passenger trains collided near Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday night, a railway official said. The Krishak Express and Lucknow Barauni Express collided at the Gorakhpur Cantt Station late Tuesday night. According to Railway authorities, the death...
  • Indian Raiilways to engage private firms to clean coaches in long distance trains 2 days ago

    Madurai: Private firms would be engaged by the Madurai Division of Indian Railways at a cost of Rs 7.5 crore for on board cleaning of long distance trains as part of its comprehensive cleaning scheme, a top railway official said on Monday. Four long...
  • Bio-toilets installed in 300 train coaches: Railways 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: South Central Railway (SCR) has installed bio-toilets in 300 train coaches so far as a part of its plan to do away with direct discharge toilet system. "We have fitted bio-toilets in 300 coaches and 260 more will be added in the next few months," SCR General Manager PK...
  • From the luxurious Palace on Wheels to the spiritual Mahaparinirvan Express: 8 extraordinary train journeys that the Indian Railway offers to travel enthusiasts 3 days ago

    Train journeys in India aren't always about adjusting your luggage below the lower berth and exchanging the upper berth on request. How about spending a week exploring palaces, forts, cave paintings, while you're treated like royalty on a train? Yes, you heard that right. Luxury trains in India offer you...
  • Japan's bullet train hits half century 1 week ago

    Omiya: Fifty years ago, the first bullet train pulled out of Tokyo station and hurtled across the countryside, heralding Japan's arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system soon to become the envy of the world. Less than two decades after a bitter World War II defeat that...
  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment nonoperational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the nonoperational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • Soon order food of your choice through SMS onboard train September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phonebased service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers. The SMSbased service, part of the ecatering service, will be launched on September 25 in a...
  • Train services get back on track slowly in floodhit Jammu & Kashmir September 15, 2014

    Train services have started in the floodhit state of Jammu & Kashmir after almost nine days. The train services have resumed from Srinagar to Baramullah. And the line from Srinagar to Banihaal will resuem in 10 to 20 days. ...
  • Special trains to clear festive season rush September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Special trains will be run to clear the festive season rush, authorities said. The South Eastern Railway will run nine pairs of Weekly Superfast Premium Specials between Santragachi and Puri and 17 pairs of Biweekly Superfast Janasadharan Specials between Santragachi and Chennai between September 18 and November 15 with a...
  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for nationallevel exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a nationallevel exhibition, a school official said on Friday. Shilpa, a class 10 student in Government Senior Secondary School at Sudhial near Nadaun in Hamirpur district, has prepared the bullet train model that is based...
  • Missing train traced after 17 days in Bihar September 12, 2014

    Patna: A train which went missing from one railway division in Bihar was finally traced on Thursday after 17 long days from another division, senior officials said. The GorakhpurMuzaffarpur passenger train "went missing" from Hajipur on the night of August 25 after the derailment of a goods train led to the...
  • J&K: Train services to Vaishno Devi base camp resume September 10, 2014

    Jammu: Train services have been resumed to the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine, where the old holy cave has been reopened for 'darhsan'. "Train services to Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, have been resumed. All the trains are now running smoothly," Divisional Traffic Manager...
  • #ToiletsForAll: Videos and pics sent by CJs September 8, 2014

    Videos and pics sent by citizen journalists. ...
  • Damage to equipment strands train, traffic hit for about 7 hours in Thiruvananthapuram September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Equipment damage to a Thiruvananthapuram bound Express train forced it to a halt at nearby Arakkonam, affecting traffic for about seven hours, but there was no casualties, a top railway official said. The loco pilot of the GuwahatiTrivandrum Express stopped the train at Sitheri near Arakkonam at around 9.15...
  • J&K: Train services to Katra cancelled due to flood September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Northern Railway on Saturday cancelled train services to Katra due to heavy floods and breaches on tracks between Jammu and Katra section. Besides the gushing of flood waters, heavy boulders had fallen on tracks at certain places in the JammuUdhampurMata Vaishno Devi Katra rail section, a senior Northern...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 1, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • IndoJapan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • PM Modi promises to bring high speed bullet trains to India August 30, 2014

    One of the dreams that Narendra Modi has been showing to the nation is of bringing bullet trains to India. It's incredible because these trains move at a speed of close to 265 to 270 km per hour. But, it might not be very feasible in India where rail safety...
  • Bullet trains expected to be on agenda during PM Modi's Japan visit August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a fiveday trip to Japan, hopes are high that the issue of bullet trains will feature on the agenda. The NDA government had promised to launch bullet train in its Railway Budget. While presenting the Railway Budget, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: Sharper police training need of the hour, say residents August 28, 2014

    17yearold boy stabbed by 2 assailants in Delhi's Dakshinpuri area. People from all over express their anger and grief. They blame the judiciary system and law. "The police need to be better trained to avoid such incidents in the future," say residents. ...
  • Steps to concretise MumbaiAhmedabad bullet train project August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, railways is stepping up efforts to concretise the MumbaiAhmedabad high speed rail corridor project amid expectation that a way forward is likely to be materialised during the trip. The bullet train is expected to run at a speed of 300 km...
  • 3 railway officials suspended for negligence after accident kills 21 at Samera crossing August 19, 2014

    Three railway officials were suspended on Tuesday for negligence of duty a day after 21 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said. Eight children and six women were among those killed in the accident. Two...
  • Woman cop seeks DIG's dismissal after committee probe finds him guilty of harassment August 18, 2014

    A committee which was formed to look into the allegation of sexual harassment at work place against DIG of Police Training School in Meerut has found the charges of woman subinspector to be true. DIG Devi Prasad Srivastava has been indicted by the four member internal committee. Meanwhile, the woman officer said...
  • Gang of 6 armed robbers gun down a man, injure 4 others August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead a man and injured four others before looting cash and valuables from passengers of a train between Hathidah and Rampur Dumra railway stations in Bihar's Patna district. East Central Railway Chief Public Relation Officer Arvind Kumar Rajak said on Sunday that six armed robbers entered a coach...
  • Man's body found hanging outside train's window in Mathura August 12, 2014

    The body of a man was on Tuesday found hanging outside the window of a train at the junction station in Mathura, police said. The identity of the deceased, who seems to be in his mid30s, is yet to be known, they said. GRP Inspector Puran Singh Chauhan said prima facie it...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Caught on camera: Group of people harass, beat up a local train passenger in Mumbai August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident in Mumbai, a group of people harassed and beat up a man on a local train. The passenger had boarded the train from Churchgate station to Dahanu and was planning to get off at Bhayander. A group of passengers confronted him and asked him why...