Railway Updates of the Week

January 8, 2018: Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

All railway stations, nearly 8,500 across the country including the ones in rural and remote areas will soon be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an approximate cost of Rs.700 crore ($110 million). Read more

January 9, 2018: Indian Railways to Deploy Drones to Monitor Maintenance Projects

Railways has announced that drones would now monitor railway projects, aid crowd management and oversee maintenance works across all its zones. Click here to read the complete news

January 10, 2018: Matunga, India’s first station with all-women staff, enters Limca Book of Records 2018

The Matunga suburban station on the Central Railway (CR), manned by a staff of 41 women, has found its way into the Limca Book of Records. Know all about it

January 11, 2018: Railways to Launch New Fireproof Coaches to Ensure Passenger Safety

In a bid to increase the safety of passengers, Indian Railways is all set to launch fireproof coaches. The first train to get these coaches will be the Shatabdi Express (12046/12045) that runs on the Delhi-Chandigarh route. Click to read more