Tag: Indian railways

Indian Railways Will Make All 8,500 Stations Wi-Fi Enabled

Indian Railways is all set to make all its Railway stations Wi-Fi enabled by March 2019. The initiative is taken under the government’s digital India Initiative. As per the report, approximately 8500 railway stations in the country including rural and remote areas will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at a cost of Rs. 700 crore […]

Indian Railways to make All Stations 100% LED lit by March 2018

In a move to reduce electricity consumption at railway Stations, Indian Railways has made a plan to make all its stations 100% LED lit by 31 March 2018 by replacing traditional lamps with LEDs. Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs have a longer lifespan and will consumes less energy as compared to normal lights which are […]

Railways Introduced Online Bill tracking system for Vendors, Agencies, Contractors

With an aim to promote transparency, efficiency and to go digital in the railway system, Online Bill tracking system for Vendors & Contractors was introduced by Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal. As per the new system, Indian railway vendors will now be able to track their bill status and will be get paid within […]

Indian Railways Cutting down running time of 500 long distance trains

Indian Railways has decided to cut down the running time of 500 long distance trains by two hours from next months. As per the officials, new timings will be updated in November. The decision to reduce the running time is an effect of the earlier directions given by railway minister Piyush Goyal in this month. […]

India’s first Railway Disaster Management Institute To be Established near Bengaluru

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Indian Railway is going to establish country’s first training institute to provide training to handle accidents happening in Railways. It will be India’s first Railway disaster management institute will be hosted in a small village called Hejjala near Bengaluru. The village is 30 Kms from Bengaluru city center on Bengaluru-Mysore Highway. The training institute will be […]

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