The Railway spent Rs 35 lakh building a room for a gateman at the unmanned Masaipet railway crossing but did not get permission to install a gate, which cost the lives of 16 schoolchildren. South-Central railway received several representations from the...
While appreciating Railway Minster D V Sadananda Gowda for the proposal to build three major strategic railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh upto Tawang, a state BJP team led by president Tai Tagak has urged him to upgrade the Arunachal Express to a super fast weekly express between Naharlagun and New...
A middle-aged woman working with railways today alleged that four co-workers had gangraped her for days together and threatened to upload those photographs on internet if she opened her mouth, police said. "We have received a complaint. We have started...
The initial investment needed for the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) was estimated around Rs. 27,000 crore but now it touched to Rs 80,000 crore in the span of 6 years for the various genuine reasons, said Mr. Arunendra Kumar, Chairman, Railway Board at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi. ...
A couple performed the final rites for their son, who was killed in the school bus-train accident near Telangana on Thursday, only to be informed later that they were handed the wrong body and their son was recuperating in a hospital. ...
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>>rake maintenance: 3.5/5 rating. SL class looked ok. AC class was well maintained but the seats were narrow. B1 was a refurbished coach with new furnishings but curtains looked old and torn at some places. AC cooling was perfectly ok. bedding was good with clean spreadsheet and pillows... Read more...
and fur blanket.
>>hygiene: 3.5/5 rating. toilets were super clean and well maintained. vestibule area was also clean. jampacked AC class --- do not expect much cleanliness by fellow passengers.
>>punctuality: 3.5/5 rating (condition applies). Even though we were running late after Pune/Gulbarga and the train made up lost time (courtesy: slack time) and we departed from DMM right time. But reached KJM horribly late by 2 hrs.
>>Speed: 4.5/5 rating. ED alco was doing good 100-110 kmph speed at many stretches.
>>Catering: catering was good (as reported by fellow passengers) till we were under WR/CR and after that same SCR/SWR style stale/dull food.
Note: No charging points in Side berths. AC cooling was upto mark.