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Two more trains to leave Bangalore for Guwahati


August 16th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Two special trains are to leave Bangalore for Guwahati Thursday night although the panic sparked by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast has ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Fourth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) An unprecedented power outage crippled Delhi Metro for an hour and seriously disrupted services for another two hours, impacting tens of thousands of passengers in ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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Factsheet on Indian Railways, third largest globally


March 14th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways not just runs the world's third largest railroad network but is also among the largest employers. Here's a fact sheet:* Operates the third ... Read more...

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Indian Railway tableau to showcase its history at R-Day parade (With images)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian Railways will bring together its past and present through a tableau that will be showcased at the Republic Day Parade, a Central Railways official said ... Read more...

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Punjab Mail to show Railways’ past, present on R-Day


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways' tableau is all set to depict its past and present by showcasing the Punjab Mail - its first train service to complete ... Read more...

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Three trains collide in US


January 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Two crew members were hospitalised with non-life-threatening injuries after three freight trains collided and caught fire in the US state of Indiana Friday, Xinhua reported quoting ... Read more...

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Kashmir rail services back on track


November 24th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) A day after 20 people sustained minor injuries in a derailment in Jammu and Kashmir, rail services in the valley resumed Thursday as per schedule, ... Read more...

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12 Shanghai Metro officials punished for crash


October 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 7 (IANS) A dozen Metro officials have been punished, three of them being sacked, for a collision between two trains that left over 250 people injured.A probe ... Read more...

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On history track: Punjab Mail chugs into 100th year (With Images)


June 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Once the preferred service for British officials disembarking at Mumbai and travelling up-country, the Punjab Mail entered its 100th year this month. It is the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro completes 100 months of operations


April 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which is rapidly becoming the lifeline of the national capital, Sunday completed 100 months of operations, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Hindu devotees embark on special journey to retrace ancient road to Puri


March 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.7 (ANI): Hundreds of Hindu devotees embarked on a spiritual journey on foot from Kolkata to Puri to retrace an ancient road that led to the sacred Jagannath temple.The temple dedicated ... Read more...

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Rail service resumes in Kashmir Valley


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec. 24 (ANI): Train services resumed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday after being suspended for about six months during unrest in the region.The train services between Budgam and Qazigund district ... Read more...

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Crowds absent a day after Kolkata Metro derailment


October 21st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Crowds of commuters on the Kolkata Metro thinned Thursday, a day after two of its coaches derailed near the Central Station."The rush at Metro stations was much ... Read more...

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Passengers say time, money saved by new Metro line


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) It was a day of desires being fulfilled for residents of south Delhi with the opening of the Metro's Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar section, connecting north Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian Railways - a factfile (with accident story)


July 19th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
A factfile on Indian Railways which runs the world's second largest railroad network under a single management: -The network comprises 64,015 route km with 6,906 railway stations-It runs 18,518 trains, of which over ... Read more...

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Metro to start in Gurgaon Monday


June 16th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 16 (IANS) Residents of Gurgaon will get their own Metro service Monday with the opening of the Qutub Minar-HUDA City Centre line, an official said Wednesday. "The Qutub Minar-HUDA ... Read more...

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Blast on rail track in Tamil Nadu, none hurt (Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Train services were disrupted for about six hours Saturday after a bomb blast damaged three feet of track in Tamil Nadu's Villipuram district Saturday, police said. The incident took ... Read more...

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At least 18 dead, many injured in Belgian train crash


February 16th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- At least eighteen people were killed and dozens more were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in the Belgian city of Buizingen, near Brussels, on Monday, officials ... Read more...

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At least 12 dead, many injured in Belgian train crash


February 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve people were killed and dozens more were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in the Belgian city of Buizingen, near Brussels, on Monday, officials ... Read more...

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At least 10 dead, many injured in Belgian train crash


February 15th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed and dozens more were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in the Belgian city of Buizingen, near Brussels, on Monday, officials ... Read more...

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Shanghai metro hires people to shove commuters into trains!


February 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb 4(ANI): Shanghai Metro officials have started hiring people to solve the problem of overcrowding in its 37.5-km subway line, which was opened two years ago.The hired people have been given ... Read more...

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Karaikal port gets connected to rail network


January 27th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Karaikal, Jan 27 (IANS) The Karaikal port built by Karaikal Port Private Ltd, a wholly owned subsididary of Marg Ltd, crossed a milestone Wednesday when the first train from the port siding ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit launches mobile ticketing van


January 12th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday launched the first ever-mobile ticketing van 'Mushkil Aasan' for issuing reserved and unreserved train tickets in the capital.Ministers of ... Read more...

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Eurostar nightmare ends as first train in days leaves Paris


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 22 (DPA) The three-day shutdown of the Eurostar rail service linking Paris and London ended early Tuesday as a train once again left the French capital for the Channel Tunnel ... Read more...

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Non-stop Duronto train between Bangalore and Howrah soon


December 8th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian Railways will operate a Duronto (quick service) train between Bangalore and Howrah in West Bengal soon. "I am gifting the people of Karnataka a non-stop Duronto ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets weekly train to Dibrugarh


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) In a bid to meet the increasing passenger rush to Assam, the union territory has got a weekly train to Dibrugarh. The first train was flagged off Thursday ... Read more...

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Delhi-Noida Metro opens for commuters


November 13th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (ANI): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) unlocked the Yamuna Bank to Noida Sector 32 metro line for passengers this morning.On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Delhi CM flags off Metro for Noida


November 12th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off the first metro service from the Yamuna Bank metro station in Delhi to Noida in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to arrive in Noida


November 12th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (ANI): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will today add another feather to its cap with the start of its metro service till Noida in ... Read more...

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People hail new train service between Agartala-Dharmanagar in Tripura


September 25th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Sep.25 (ANI): With peace gradually returning to Tripura, the pace of development has picked up and it promises a bright future for the people of the State.Following the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro inducts new broad gauge train


September 25th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): Delhi Metro has got an advanced train to its existing fleet. The new broad gauge train, that was rolled out today, is the first of the Phase-II ... Read more...

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From next month, Metro ride to get faster, more comfortable


September 16th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to roll out its new broad gauge trains from next month, which DMRC officials say will be more comfortable, ... Read more...

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DMRC engineer suspended for train derailment in Delhi


September 13th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.13 (ANI): A Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) junior engineer, who was in charge of track maintenance, was suspended on Sunday after a coach of the Delhi Metro train derailed ... Read more...

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