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- Train services hit due to rising Yamuna level News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:26PM)
The rising water level in the Yamuna has affected the services of as many as 53 trains. Looking at the sensitivity of the situation, the Northern Railway has suspended train movement on the old bridge from Wednesday. However, local trains on the route will continue to run with speed restrictions...
- Mangalore's hope rekindled as Kharge takes charge of railway News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:25PM)
Mangalore MP writes to the Minister listing out demands
With Mallikarjun Kharge taking over as the Railway Minister, the activists and politicians and the traders’ body of the region hope that some of the long-pending proposals of the region would get the Ministry’s attention.People have been demanding divisional headquarters at Mangalore...
- Tiruverumbur station yet to receive Adarsh status News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:23PM)
In the absence of any follow-up measure after last year’s budget announcement by the Railways to accord Adarsh status to Tiruverumbur station, the major station — located on the Tiruchi-Thanjavur railway section — still presents a pathetic sight.Although a highly-patronised station, it is yet to get a footbridge and a...
- Cabinet nod for 22 metro stations in Kochi News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:21PM)
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the 22 proposed stations for the metro rail in Kochi.They are Aluwa, Pulinchodu, Companypadi, Ambattukadavu, Muttam, Kalamassery, Cochin University, Pathadippalam, Edappally, Changanpuzha Park, Palarivattom, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kaloor, Lissy, MG Road, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam South, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytilla, Thykoodam, and Petta.
>Rain relief>>The Cabinet decided to...
- Jewellery bag stolen from metro baggage screening machine News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:19PM)
An exercise meant to ensure proper “security” for passengers left a Delhi Metro commuter with a bitter experience. His bag containing jewellery worth Rs.50 lakh was stolen from the baggage screening machine installed at a station here.The CCTV cameras installed at the Chandni Chowk metro station have captured the footage...
- Two Konkan stations first in country to get eco-friendly loos News Entry#
by: Nasir Rikku* Today (03:14PM)
MUMBAI: The Konkan Railway (KR) has installed bio-toilets on platforms at two stations, a first-of-its-kind initiative on Indian Railways. The toilets have come up at Chiplun and Kankavli stations on the KR route.
The railways adopted the bio-digester technology used in the toilets from the Defence Research & Development Organization...
- KONKAN RAILWAY GOES GREEN News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:03PM)
As its continued efforts towards promoting green solutions and providing eco-friendly transport solutions, Konkan Railway has taken a major step towards bio-degradation of night soil (human mull) by installing Bio-Toilets on its route. Konkan Railway is the first railway in the country to have Bio-Toilets on railway station platforms. The...
- No rain, yet Western Rly trains disrupted News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:03PM)
A motorman's mistake resulted in a pile-up that took hours to get cleared.
Despite clear skies on Wednesday, services on the Western line were disrupted yet again, when one of the trains jumped the signal and ended up damaging the track equipment near Borivali. The incident resulted in a pile up...
- Tourists’ kin on tenterhooks, meet Vadodara collector News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (03:00PM)
Efforts have been made in Vadodara to safely bring back pilgrims from Uttarakhand, who are caught in nature's fury. Anxious relatives and concerned tour operators of Vadodara-based pilgrims in Uttarakhand met the district collector Wednesday seeking intervention in arranging special trains from Haridwar to Vadodara via Delhi for those stuck...
- SPECIAL TRAINS TO CARRY STRANDED PASSENGERS News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (02:59PM)
Railways on Wednesday decided to press into service special trains to rescue people stranded due to the flash floods at Haridwar, Rishikesh and other areas.Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge has instructed the Railway Board to do whatever possible to rescue people from the flood affected areas, said a senior Railway Ministry...
- Entry# 736067
Apr 27 2013 (09:18PM)
As already observed by our Admins Jay Shah & Nazeer in prior posts [/blog/post/735925|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/735925] and [/blog/post/735925|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/734351] , the Seat Availability Check, Search and Availability Calendar have now been implemented. The feature is an amalgamation of numerous suggestions put forward by our members/Admins over the past few months. Hearty thanks to...
- Entry# 731613
Apr 23 2013 (06:29PM)
A new class of members called "Forum Monitor" has been introduced. These members will have free rein to Delete Posts, Suspend Members and Archive Blogs. The defining characteristics of these members is:
1. They are a subset of the Admin group.
2. They are NOT active bloggers, and so not emotionally involved.
- Entry# 716180
Apr 07 2013 (01:30PM)
The following modifications are being made in the Forum:
1. The Opinion box will now show a detailed list of Members who provided the rating. When you click on Great, Thanks, Useful or Agree, a box will open up beneath displaying the names. When you hover over the respective member names,...
- Entry# 655923
Jan 30 2013 (10:16AM)
Further elucidation on UnAnswered and Popular tabs.
Only posts tagged with "Travel Question" within the last 7 days are candidates for the UnAnswered tab. Other general comments may not necessarily deserve a reply. If members miscategorize their genuine questions as something else - Rail/Travel, etc. - they will have to...
- Entry# 637916
Jan 11 2013 (08:47AM)
Members mark your calendars. The first online IRI Quiz Contest will be held on Sunday, Feb 3 @ 8pm IST. Some points:
1. You would need a modern mobile or desktop browser. No Opera Mini. You would need to ensure that you have good internet connectivity.
2. NO easy questions. 20 medium...
- Entry# 617169
Dec 21 2012 (09:38AM)
As per the suggestion presented [here|http://indiarailinfo.com/blog/post/615661] , a new experimental feature is being introduced today.
At the top of the member profile, you will see a new link "Block Member" (see pic). If you block any member, they will NOT be able to reply within Blog Entries started by you, OR...
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