- ‘Janatha Special’ chugs out today News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (01:22AM)
Service aimed at serving passengers who cannot secure reservations and are ready to travel in unreserved coaches
South Central Railway will for the first time run a ‘Janatha Special’ completely with unreserved second class coaches to Kakinada from here on Saturday.
In the return direction, it will leave on Sunday and reach...
- Merchants’ plea to Southern Railway News Entry#
by: punampandey65 Today (01:22AM)
Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchants Association has urged that the Durranto Express train service operated weekly between Madurai and Chennai Central, be converted into a daily service for the benefit of passengers.....
- Infrastructure at rail workshop in Mysore being ramped up News Entry#
by: punampandey65 Today (01:02AM)
The infrastructure at the Central Railway Workshop in Mysore city is being ramped up for undertaking the periodic overhauling and maintenance of Linke Holfmann Busch (LHB) coaches that constitute the rakes of the Shatabdi and the Rajdhani trains.
This is part of the capacity building of the railway workshops across the...
- Hyderabad Metro Rail project hits technical glitch, govt to rectify soon News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (12:10AM)
As the Hyderabad Metro Rail project assumes momentum with civil works underway and the concessionaire L&T all set to commission the stage-1, a stretch between Nagole and Mettiguda, by the end of December 2014. However, it is likely fail to do so unless the government move fast to rectify a...
- Kochi Metro Rail and DMRC finally inks MoU paving way to start work on 7 June News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (12:08AM)
The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) have finally signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as project owner and executing authority, respectively, for implementing the prestigious project, thus clarifying their respective roles and demarcating responsibilities. The agreement was signed between the managing directors of...
- Summer special express trains between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (12:05AM)
Visakhapatnam, May 24 (UNI) East Coast Railway(ECR) Waltair Division decided to run special express trains between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad for five trips in order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer season as per the following schedule.
According to an ECR Release here tonight, the 07103 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad special...
- DIG Railways calls security meeting in Jammu News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (12:05AM)
Srinagar, May 24 (Scoop News) –Deputy Inspector General of Police, Railways Security, Sh. A K Atri called a security meeting at Jammu after noticing on ground some shortcoming with regard to the living conditions of jawans at various railway stations. On his return journey after attending a official meeting with...
- Kochi Metro trains to have 3 coaches to carry 1,000 passengers News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Yesterday (11:51PM)
KOCHI: The Kochi Metro Board today decided to have three coaches in each train with a total carrying capacity of 1,000 passengers.
The decision in this regard was taken at a board meeting near here.
Later briefing reporters, Urban Development Secretary and KMRL Chairman Sudheer Krishna said it has been decided to...
- Makeover of Manduadih station on cards News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Yesterday (11:41PM)
VARANASI: The Manduadih railway station of North Eastern Railways (NER) may get upgraded soon. The NER has chalked out development plan for the station, which is in B category in terms of income generation.
The plan includes construction of 120-metre track for accident relief vehicle and medical relief vehicle in the...
- Cleanliness is the buzzword for North Eastern Railway News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Yesterday (11:39PM)
GORAKHPUR: North Eastern Railway administration has launched a drive to ensure cleanliness on railway premises, platforms and running trains. The NER has also deployed On Board Housekeeping Service (OBHS) in running trains for the same.
"A team is available in select trains that ensure cleanliness in coaches. To make passengers aware...
- Entry# 736067
Apr 27 (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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