Indian Railways: 4 Important updates you should know

From revising timings to reducing halts, Railways has made some major changes recently. Let’s check them out here:

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Update 1: No stoppage of trains in the Odisha district due to COVID-19

As COVID-19 positive cases are increasing in Ganjam district, the Odisha government has requested the Railways to withdraw all train stoppages in the district.

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Update 2: Massive upgradation plan

Railways will  introduce 151 high-speed private trains by 2023. This plan would require private sector investment of Rs.30,000 crore.

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Update 3: Jan Shatabdi trains cancelled from Patna to Ranchi

On the request of the state government, the Railways has cancelled Jan Shatabdi Express starting 13th July.

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Update 4: To maintain uninterrupted communications, South Eastern Railway overhauls its signal & telecom system

With growing passenger and freight traffic, South Eastern Railway (SER) has taken major initiatives in the works of signal & telecom asset maintenance all over its network.

Some of the asset maintenance works are:

>Automatic Signalling
>Signalling of Level Crossing
>Public Address System
>Route Relay and Panel Interlocking
>Automatic Train Control
>CCTVs at Stations, etc.

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Also read: In a relief to airport-bound passengers, the railway halt station on the boundary of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru to be ready by August-end. Complete story here…