- RDSO in no hurry to allow Metro to up speed News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (05:35PM)
Almost two years since it first became operational, the 6.7-km Reach-1 of Namma Metro continues to see trains move at a designated speed, much slower than what BMRCL wants.
This is despite the Corporation having been assured that it will be allowed to operate at a speed of 75 kmph after...
- Porters at CST, Mumbai Central to get airport-style trolleys soon - News Entry#
by: rdb** Today (05:33PM)
LICENSED porters at railway stations such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mumbai Central will soon get modern airport-style trolleys to ferry luggage, as suggested by Railway Board recently. In its renewed policy on luggage trolleys, zonal railways will obtain luggage trolleys from public sector undertakings or corporate houses for the...
- Conman drugs bizman on train, robs him of cash and and valuables in Gyaneshwari Express. News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (05:32PM)
A businessman from Mumbai was allegedly drugged and robbed of his belongings last week when he was returning to the city from Howrah in Gyaneshwari Express.
The victim, Satish Kumar Saraf, 34, alleged that a conman, who befriended him during the journey, fled with his diamond ring, laptop, Rs10,000 cash,...
- Plea in HC to extend metro to Tripunithura News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (05:30PM)
A petition was filed on Wednesday in the Kerala High Court seeking a directive to the Kochi Metro Rail Corporation to extend the rail to Tripunithura.
The petition was filed by A.B. Babu. The extension of the rail from Pettah to Tripunithura would benefit the corporation, Mr. Babu claimed.
The land acquired...
- Exodus by the trainload News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (05:30PM)
KOLKATA/MALDA: Shiekh Hamid and his friends wait with bated breath as the Delhi-bound Farakka Express chugs into Malda station. The train is their passport to a new life - away from Bengal. Away from the gloom and despair in their village. As they jostle to squeeze into the already crowded...
- Hi-tech vigil to fortify five stations News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (05:29PM)
Come May 2014, Ranchi station will feel like Ranchi airport.
One of South Eastern Railway’s busiest junctions, which was also adjudged the best-kept station in the last fiscal, is all set to embrace an integrated surveillance system and will share the honour with four compeers — Muri, Bokaro, Tatanagar and Chakradharpur.
- June launch likely for Rapid Metro service News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (04:14PM)
After missing two completion deadlines, work on India’s first private Metro service — Rapid Metrorail Gurgaon (RMG) — is almost complete and is expected to be inaugurated in June.
According to RMG officials, five out of six Metro stations (except Gateway Tower) are ready. Also, work on signaling, electrification and laying...
- nagpur railway station will get services of belgium - नागपुर स्टेशन पर मिल सकती है बेल्जियम जैसी यात्री सुविधा! News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (04:01PM)
नागपुर. जल्द ही नागपुर रेलवे स्टेशन पर यात्रियों को बेल्जियम के स्टेशनों पर यात्रियों को मिलनेवाली सुविधाएं मिल सकती हैं। इसके साथ ही नागपुर स्टेशन पर यात्रियों को दी जा रही सुविधा बेल्जियम के रेलवे स्टेशनों पर मुहैया कराई जा सकती है। शुक्रवार 24 मई को नागपुर रेलवे स्टेशन पर बेल्जियम...
- Refilled water bottles on brisk sale News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (03:51PM)
ALLAHABAD: Next time crush empty bottle of mineral water to make sure that it cannot be reused. Though ordinary, but this simple act can save someone's life in this sizzling summer. The business of refilling bottles with water, from washing lines along tracks, and re-selling it is witnessing a boom....
- Bengaluru-Patna summer special train from May 21 News Entry#
by: Jayashree ▪❖▪ Amita** Today (03:47PM)
ALLAHABAD: Due to heavy rush of passengers during the ongoing summer season, railway administration has decided to run a weekly summer special between Patna and Bengaluru. Train number 06513/06514 will comprise of 17 general class coaches only and though it would not pass through Allahabad, it will touch Chheoki railway...
- 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 (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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