Central government flags off Vande Bharat Express

March 2019

The central government flagged off the semi-high speed, self-propelled Vande Bharat Express (Train 18) on February 15, 2019. The commercial run for the train commenced on February 17, 2019. The 16-coach train has been built […]

Central government launches new Humsafar Express

March 2019

The central government launched the new Humsafar Express connecting Madhupur in Jharkhand to Anand Vihar in New Delhi on February 15, 2019. The new train will operate under the Eastern Railway zone. Moreover, the foundation […]

Central government launches Rail Drishti dashboard

March 2019

The central government has launched the Rail Drishti dashboard, a digital initiative, to promote transparency and accountability in IR. Through the dashboard, information from various sources will be categorised under 15 sections and can be […]

MoR announces extension of 22 pairs of train services

February 2019

The Ministry of Railways (MoR) has announced the extension of 22 pairs of train services for providing additional connectivity in the country. Earlier, the first successful extension experiment was introduced on the Gatimaan Express, which […]

IR links locomotives via ISRO satellites

February 2019

IR has linked its locomotives via Indian Space Research Organisation  satellites making it easy to track trains and automatically feed the control charts with a train’s arrival and departure information. The information will be acquired […]

MoR plans to revamp 50 stations by end-2019

February 2019

The MoR is planning to revamp close to 50 stations at an investment of Rs 75 billion by end 2019. Some of the stations that have been identified are Anand Vihar, Bijwasan, Chandigarh, Shivaji Nagar, […]

Central government inaugurates Bogibeel Bridge

January 2019

The central government has inaugurated the 4.94 km long Bogibeel bridge in Assam. The central government has inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Dibrugarh district of Assam. It is the first fully welded steel bridge and […]

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