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Indian railway network

Indian Railways is India's national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways. It is run by the government as a public good and manages the fourth largest railway network in the world by size, with a route length of 68,155 km as of March 2019. 39,866 km or 58.49% of all the routes are electrified with 25 kV 50 Hz AC electric traction as of 1st April 2020.

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COVID-19: Indian Railways to provide 75 isolation coaches to Delhi
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COVID-19: Indian Railways to provide 75 isolation coaches to Delhi

Following the demand by the Delhi government, Indian Railways will providing 75 isolation coaches to the national capital which will have 1,200 beds as Covid Care Centers at Anand Vihar Terminal and Shakurbasti railway stations.

No charges will be levied from states for COVID-19 isolation coaches: Northern Railways
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No charges will be levied from states for COVID-19 isolation coaches: Northern Railways

No charges will be levied from states for COVID-19 isolation coaches, said Northern Railway General Manager Ashutosh Gangal on Sunday.

COVID-19: Railways to impose Rs 500 fine for not wearing face masks in rail premises, trains
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COVID-19: Railways to impose Rs 500 fine for not wearing face masks in rail premises, trains

In a bid to curb COVID-19 spread, the Indian Railways on Saturday announced that it will impose a fine of Rs 500 for not wearing face masks at railway premises including trains.

Indian Railways to continue running trains as per demand
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Indian Railways to continue running trains as per demand

Indian Railways will continue to provide train services as per demand and is, at present, running 1,402 specials train services on an average per day.

Indian Railways achieves highest-ever scrap sale in FY 2020-21, earns Rs 4573 crore
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Indian Railways achieves highest-ever scrap sale in FY 2020-21, earns Rs 4573 crore

Indian Railways has achieved the highest-ever scrap sale in the financial year 2020-21 and earned over Rs 4,500 crores.

PM Modi lauds completion of Arch closure of Chenab Bridge
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PM Modi lauds completion of Arch closure of Chenab Bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the completion of Arch closure of the Chenab Bridge, the world's highest railway bridge in Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian Railways and termed it as an example of changing work culture marked by the ethos of "sankalp se siddhi".

Despite COVID-19, Railways registers record freight loading in 2020-21
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Despite COVID-19, Railways registers record freight loading in 2020-21

Despite the COVID-19 challenges, Indian Railways registered record freight loading in the Fiscal Year 2020-21.

Platform tickets cost Rs 50; check out the 'jugaad' passengers are using to save money
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Platform tickets cost Rs 50; check out the 'jugaad' passengers are using to save money

A number of decisions are being made at the administrative level to curb the growing cases of covid-19 in ...

Railways issues guidelines on safety of women passengers
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Railways issues guidelines on safety of women passengers

New Delhi, March 20 Keeping in view safety of the women passengers in trains, the Indian Railways on ...

Indian Railway issues guidelines to prevent crime against women
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Indian Railway issues guidelines to prevent crime against women

The Indian Railways on Saturday issued guidelines to prevent crime against women in trains and on railway premises.

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