This Week’s Top 4 Railway Updates

These are the major updates from the Indian Railways that you should know as of April 12–17, 2021.

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Summer Special Trains: See the List of New Weekly Services for April 2021

The Indian Railways has announced several new long-distance trains for journeys commencing from April 2021. These are fully reserved special trains for “destinations with high demand”. Check the complete list here…

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COVID Guidelines: Maharashtra and Haryana Release Latest Rules

The Maharashtra government has issued new guidelines to contain the surge in COVID cases in the state. However, public transport, including airplanes, trains, taxis (50% capacity) and bus services (full seating capacity/no standing passengers) will continue to run. Along with this, the Haryana government has issued fresh night curfew timings. All details here…

Indian Railways Celebrates the 168th Anniversary of its First Passenger Service

The Indian Railways marked its 168th anniversary on April 16, 2021. The national transporter operated its first passenger service between Mumbai’s Bori Bunder to Thane in Maharashtra with four hundred travellers on April 16, 1853. Read about the historic journey here…

Several Trains Cancelled and Diverted; Know the Details

The Indian Railways has decided to cancel and divert a number of trains due to unavoidable circumstances. Also, in view of the safety of passengers and to avoid overcrowding at platforms, North Central Railway has decided to restrict the sale of platform tickets till further notice. Know more about it…

Stay safe and have a happy journey with the Indian Railways!