Railway Updates of the Week

11th December 2017: Indian Railways to roll out aircraft-type bio-vacuum toilets

Smelly and non-functional toilets on Indian Railways will soon become a thing of the past. The national transporter intends to roll out 100 coaches that will be equipped with imported bio-vacuum toilets- that are on level with ones in airplanes. Read more about this news here

12th December 2017: All-new Double-decker Uday Express to be rolled out in 2018

Come 2018, Indian Railways is all set to roll out Uday Express, its new, ambitious long-distance double-decker train. It has been assigned to run on three routes: Coimbatore- Bengaluru; Bandra-Jamnagar and Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada. Click here to read the entire news…

13th December 2017: Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Mumbai Rail Routes to be Fenced

Railways is soon going to conduct cabinet clearance of its ambitious Rs.18,000 crore project. This proposal includes fencing of the two busiest corridors of Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Mumbai to speed up train movements. Know all about this project here..

14th December 2017: Steam Engines to Return to Mountains

In an effort to conserve heritage, Indian Railways is planning to bring steam engines back in its mountain railway routes of Kalka-Shimla, Darjeeling-Siliguri, and Matheran. Click here for the highlights..

15th December 2017: Passengers Likely to Pay Less for Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and Duronto Tickets

Good news for rail passengers; they may soon pay less for tickets on popular trains such as Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains during the off-season or even otherwise when the trains are not fully booked, railway minister Piyush Goyal said. Read the news in detail…