Sanctions passed for Kerala semi-HSR corridor project

May 2021

NITI Aayog and the MoR have sanctioned funds from multilateral and bilateral agencies for the implementation of the Kerala semi-HSR corridor project (Silver Line). The project is being implemented by Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited. […]

IR inducts 100th WAG 12-B

May 2021

IR has inducted the 100th 12,000 horsepower WAG 12-B in its fleet. It is manufactured by Madhepura Electric Locomotive Private Limited. The locomotives are built under the Make in India initiative, and are playing a […]

IR begins operations of Oxygen Express

May 2021

IR has commenced the operation of Oxygen Express to meet the increased oxygen demand amid the surge in Covid-19 cases. The national transporter will transport liquid medical oxygen (LMO) and oxygen across key corridors. The […]

IR inaugurates new Jan Shatabdi special train

March 2021

IR has launched the Kotdwar-Delhi Junction-Kotdwar Siddhabali Jan Shatabdi special train. This is expected to boost tourism and connectivity in the region. The train’s Linke Hofmann Busch coaches include AC chair cars, chair car coaches […]

IR hikes fare for passenger trains

March 2021

IR has slightly raised the fares for passenger and other short distance trains in a bid to discourage people from unnecessary and avoidable travell. The fares have been fixed to be on a par with […]

IR to reactivate UTSonMobile app

March 2021

IR has decided to reactivate the UTSonMobile app in zones where unreserved train services have been reintroduced. The decision comes in a bid to avoid any inconvenience to passengers in booking unreserved tickets, and to […]

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