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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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A win-win situation for Railways and investors: NITI Aayog CEO on private trains
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A win-win situation for Railways and investors: NITI Aayog CEO on private trains

In a first, private entities will source and operate modern technology trains for undertaking passenger business using Indian Railways' infrastructure, Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog CEO said while speaking on the Public-Private Partnership in passenger train operations.

Railways generated over 8 lakh man-days of work under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan
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Railways generated over 8 lakh man-days of work under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Over 8.09 lakh man-days of work have been generated by the Indian Railways in six states under the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan to tackle the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers, the ministry said Tuesday.

Indian Railways uses COVID as opportunity, records 10% jump in freight loading
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Indian Railways uses COVID as opportunity, records 10% jump in freight loading

Indian Railways registered a more than 10% jump in freight loading in the month of September till the 6th as compared to the same period last year.

No plan to allow begging on trains: Railways
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No plan to allow begging on trains: Railways

The Indian Railways on Sunday refuted media reports claiming that it is going to allow begging in trains and at stations.

Additional Special Trains to run from East Coast Railway
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Additional Special Trains to run from East Coast Railway

Five additional Inter-state trains pertaining to East Coast Railway will run from September 12 and the bookings will start from September 10.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project progressing well: Railways
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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project progressing well: Railways

New Delhi, Sep 5 The Indian Railways on Saturday said that the 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project, ...

Mumbai's CST to be redeveloped keeping its iconic 1930s look intact
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Mumbai's CST to be redeveloped keeping its iconic 1930s look intact

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai, which is being redeveloped at a cost of Rs 1,600 crores upwards by the Indian Railways, will retain its iconic heritage look, according to a top official of the Indian Railways Station Development Corporation (IRSDC).

Railway Board members' designations changed, Chairman now CEO
Politics

Railway Board members' designations changed, Chairman now CEO

New Delhi, Sep 2 Almost nine months after the Union Cabinet approved the organisational restructuring of the Indian ...

Unlock 4: Inter-district train services to resume in Maharashtra, bookings open from Sept 2
Maharashtra

Unlock 4: Inter-district train services to resume in Maharashtra, bookings open from Sept 2

The inter-district movement of passengers by train will resume within Maharashtra as people will be able to book tickets from September 2, said the Central Railway notification stated on Tuesday.

Rlys to run special trains for NEET, JEE, NDA exam candidates in Bihar
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Rlys to run special trains for NEET, JEE, NDA exam candidates in Bihar

New Delhi, Sep 1 The Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of special trains from September ...

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