Railway Updates of the Week

January 15th, 2018: Soon, railway cloakrooms and lockers to become costlier

Railway board has empowered Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) for raising the usage fee for the service at stations. It will soon launch a bidding system to modernise services which will include computerised inventory, and allowing a fee to be raised annually. Read more..

January 16th, 2018: List of Top 5 Cleanest Train Stations of Indian Railways

Under ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat’ campaign, several stations all over India were assessed on their cleanliness and on the basis of passenger feedback with a notion to identify unclean spots or gaps. Read on..

January 17th, 2018: Fares for Lower Berths Likely to Increase

Once the recommendations of a fare review committee gets approved by the Railway Board, passengers might be asked to pay more for choosing lower berths. Also, instead of keeping flat fares, railways is planning to increase fares during festive seasons, and reduce them during lean months. Click to read more..

January 18th, 2018: Railways to Upgrade Waiting Rooms with Modern Facilities

Good news for passengers! The wait of that much-delayed train might now become bearable as Indian railways’ waiting rooms are all set for a revamp. With facilities like TVs, beverage dispensing machines and light refreshments, these waiting rooms will endow you with a comfortable experience. Know all about it..

January 19th, 2018: Plan your travel early to get discounts on train tickets

Just like air travellers, railway passengers planning their journey in advance can now get discounts. A proposal in this regard has been submitted by a fare review committee, which is under consideration of the Railway Board. Click to read more..