Indian Railways announces marginal increase in Passenger Fares

New Delhi: Indian Railways has decided to marginally effect an increase in fare. Keeping the affordability concerns of daily commuters, there shall be no fare hike for passengers over suburban sections and season ticket holders. This class constitutes 66% of total passenger segment over Indian Railways.

139 to take over all existing Railway helpline numbers

New Delhi: From 1st January 2020, Railway Grievances Helplines such as 138 ( for General Complaints), 1800111321 (for Catering Services), 1072 ( for accidents and safety), 152210 (for Vigilance), 58888 or 138 (for Clean my coach) and 9717630982 (for SMS Complaints) will be discontinued and an integrated railway helpline number 139 will take over allRead More

Semi High Speed Rail project gets Centre’s in-principle nod

Trivandrum: The Union Government has given in-principle approval to Kerala’s ambitious Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod Semi High-Speed Rail (SHSR) corridor project. The order in this regard was issued by the Ministry of Railways, which was conveyed to Kerala Chief Secretary, Tom Jose IAS.

SR GM conducts inspection of Tirunelvei-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram section

Trivandrum: John Thomas IRSEE, General Manager, Southern Railway conducted an inspection of Tirunelveli – Nagercoil – Thiruvananthapuram section today, the 22nd November, 2019. The inspection team comprised of the General Manager, Divisional Railway Manager Thiruvananthapuram Division, Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway and other divisional officers.

Railways announce revised tariff & menu for meals on trains

New Delhi: Taking note of the need to further improve the variety, hygiene and quality of food for its passengers, Indian Railways has rationalized the menus and revised the tariff for catering services provided by IRCTC. Salient features for Mail/Express trains include: · The rate of Janta Meal has been kept unchanged at Rs.20/-