If you are bound to face difficulty during booking railway ticket online then you should not be bother about the problems as Railway Minister has admits the fact that various kinds of complaints are troubling the IRCTC sites. Railway Minister P.K. Bansal admitted that there are some trouble with IRCTC sites and various kinds of complaints related to the website had been received.
Kolkata Metro, the first metro service in the country has announced a fare hike, which may go up between 25 percent and over 100 percent for various distances. The news fares will be effective from Nov 7, the railway board announced Wednesday.
The Delhi Metro has made special arrangements for BJP leader Narendra Modi's rally here Sunday, as an estimated 50,000 people would be using the facility to reach the venue, officials said. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) would be pressing into service extra trains and feeder buses, issuing return tickets and increasing the frequency of all trains going towards Rohini from the present five minutes to three minutes.
First phase of Gurgaon's Rapid Metro Rail that covers 5.1 km long track, with six stations: DLF phase-II, Belvedere Towers, Gateway Towers, Moulsari Avenue, DLF Phase-III and Sikanderpur will be inaugurated on Oct 2, Gandhi Jayanti. S.S. Dhillon, Secretary of Haryana Chief Minister said this would be the country's first metro-rail system developed in the public-private partnership mode, at a cost of about Rs. 1,100 crore.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will increase the frequency, speed and operating hours of the Airport Express Line from August 1. The first train service from both the terminal stations viz. Dwarka Sector 21 and New Delhi will start at 4:45 a.m. instead of the present time of 5:30 a.m. at New Delhi and 5.15 AM at Dwarka Sector 21. The last train will, however, continue to depart from the New Delhi station at 11.30 p.m. and from Dwarka Sector 21 at 11.15 p.m..
Good news for passengers traveling on the Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani express as they will be able to surf internet through Wi-Fi connectivity during the journey, a railway official said Tuesday. This facility will be launched by Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal at the Delhi station on Tuesday, said the official. "Many passengers feel the need to access internet while traveling," the official added.
Facing irks over the increasing fare hikes and other charges, there is some good news for Indian Railways which has achieved s achieved yet another significant milestone when it entered the one billion tonne select club in freight movement joining Chinese, Russian and USA railways. Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has congratulated Railwaymen for this major achievement.
The first lot of rails for Hyderabad metro rail project has arrived from France, announced L Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (LTMRHL). These 5,000 metric tons of rails will be laid down as tracks in the Uppal depot soon. The company in a statement here Wednesday said the rails were shipped to Mumbai and were transported by road on 60 feet special trailers to Hyderabad. Rails for the project are being procured from TATA Steel, France.
To foil any terror strike, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is planning to install 900 more CCTV cameras across the Delhi Metro network this year, its chief said Friday. "In at attempt to develop immediate attention to suspicious object or activities, the force is planning for the installation of 900 more CCTV cameras which will cover vulnerable areas across Delhi Metro," said CISF Director General Rajiv.
Female passengers will have trouble-free baggage scanning at Delhi Metro stations in new frisking booths, chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said. After several complaints of baggage theft, CISF is planning special booths where women commuters can watch their belongings while being frisked. Currently, frisking & baggage scanning are done at separate points. Paramilitary force has taken up matter with DMRC & matter is under in consideration, said Rajiv, CISF director…