Top 5 Railway Updates Of The Week

Missed this week’s top railway news? Here is a round-up of this week’s important updates. Read on.. 

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Satellite tracking of the entire rail network by December 2021

To improve the efficiency of operations, Indian railways have introduced the tracking of trains via ISRO satellite. Click here to read the complete story.

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Indian Railways to introduce QR-based contactless ticket checking system

In a bid to reduce human-to-human contact amid the pandemic, the North Central Railways stated that an innovative airport-like QR code-based contactless ticket checking system is being implemented across the country. Read more here. 

Much relief to train travellers; Know how Railways is ensuring a safer journey!

Indian Railways has been taking several precautionary steps to protect the passengers and its staff involved in operating the trains. Click to read more here. 

Railways to resume advance reservation period of special trains from 1st August

Indian Railway is set to resume 120 days prior reservation facility for passengers in special trains from 1st August. Read more here. 

Indian Railways’ new railway station is breathtaking; Check out the pictures here

Indian Railways’ new Rishikesh-Karanprayag railway line project aims at connecting major religious destinations in the state of Uttarakhand. The purpose is to make travel to the holy shrines located across the region more comfortable. Read the complete story here.