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Vijaywada Railway Station Gets ‘Gold Rating’ For Green Measures

AMARAVATI: Vijayawada railway station, one of the busiest railway junctions in the country, has received Gold Rating by the Indian Green Building Council. Council Chairman Meka Vijaya Sai presented the gold rating shield to Divisional Railway Manager R Dhananjayulu on Monday. The IGBC-CII, with the support of the Environment Directorate of Indian Railways, developed the Green Railway Stations Rating System ... Read More »

Railways Waives Off Service Charges For Booking Online Tickets

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it would waive off service charges for E-tickets and I-tickets booked through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) in a bid to encourage cashless transactions from November 23 to December 31, officials said. “Now the passengers won’t have to pay the service charges on booking E-tickets and I-tickets through ... Read More »

India will soon have world class railway stations: Railway Ministry

Flamboyant buildings with airport-like facilities, helipad, executive lounges are going to be the characteristics of Indian Railway stations in the years to come. Train journey in India will be a different experience altogether with upcoming world-class stations that will do away with long queues at station entry, untidy waiting halls and stinking toilets. The station buildings will wear a swanky ... Read More »

Now, Indian Railways is on Facebook

Expanding its online reach, Railways’ Delhi Division has come up with a dedicated page on social networking site Facebook where passengers can check out availability of berths, train timings and other related information. “We have opened a page on Facebook to inform passengers about the status of vacant berths as well as the arrival and departure of trains. The page is ... Read More »

Passengers of AC coaches must carry ID proof

Carrying identity cards has been made mandatory for those travelling in air-conditioned train coaches with effect from February 15. The railways has issued a circular to this effect, saying carrying proof of identity has been made compulsory to prevent travelling on transferred tickets, black marketing of tickets and involvement of touts. One member of a group booked under the same ... Read More »