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The Golden Chariot, a luxury train run by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) that has recently added a new second itinerary called ‘Southern Splendour’ for its Season 3 is slated to be operational in October.
South Central Railway (SCR)’s largest project, the Kadapa-Bangalore new railway line, will soon turn into reality as the foundation stone was recently laid at the Kadapa railway station by Minister of state for Railways, KH Muniyappa
South Central Railways (SCR), one of the 16 railway zones in India has announced 34 Weekly Special trains that will run between Nizamabad - Visakhapatnam in order to clear extra rush of passengers.
In an attempt to enhance passenger amenities and highlight the problems faced by commuters, the Indian Railways (IR) has decided to keep a register in every train where commuters could register their complaints in a better way
Konkan Railway (KR) that runs along the Konkan coast of India will now be operating 3 special Ahmedabad-Madgaon-Ahmedabad trains in order to clear the extra rush during the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all geared up to launch its revamped interactive website by the end of August.
South Central Railway (SCR), one of the 16 railway zones of India will be launching special trains between Secunderabad and Bikaner
Indian Railways (IR) will soon be unveiling India’s first double-decker AC (Air Conditioned) train by year-end.
Indian Railways (IR) is all set to promote rail packages off-line through tourism facilitation centres which are sold online through railtourismindia.com.
The Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd has now introduced pre-order booking facility at duty-free outlets at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) to facilitate passengers.
Northern Railways, one of the 16 zones of IR will be launching a special Shatabdi train between Delhi and Agra from October 3rd to facilitate tourists, athletes and officials visiting the Taj Mahal especially during the Commonwealth Games (CWG).
Indian Railways (IR) in a bid to maintain and improve the standards of cleanliness and amenities in trains has now implemented ‘ On-Board House Keeping Service’ (OBHS) in Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto
Indian Railways (IR) in a bid to modernize the trains is now keen to design and manufacture Air Conditioned (AC) coaches for suburban train services across India.
East Coast Railways (ECoR), one of the 16 zones of Indian railways (IR) in order to cope with the summer traffic, will run 13 special trains between Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Guntur.
Indian Railways (IR) witnessed a growth of 6.59 per cent in its earnings during the first 4 months of this fiscal.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), that operates the famous ‘Golden Chariot’, is expecting an increase in occupancy of the luxury train by about 40 per cent this forthcoming season.
Indian Railways (IR) has plans to unveil a train called ‘Mother Express’ named after Mother Teresa, the famous Catholic nun who is known for setting up Missionaries of Charity in Kolkotta.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) will soon launch package tours from October covering destinations of Coastal Karnataka through Silver Chariots, the luxury Volvo buses on the lines of the Golden Chariot.
New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is all set to get self check-in-kiosks which will enable passengers to enjoy self check-in facilities at the swanky Terminal 3 (T3)
The Kovai (Coimbatore) - Mettupalayam special trains that usually runs in the month of June and July has now been extended till August 31st.
India’s premier airline, Jet Airways and their 2 subsidiaries JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect has now introduced new check-in timing
The Southern Railways (SR) in a bid to clear the extra rush of passengers for the Onam festival season has now decided to operate 7 special trains from Tiruchirapalli to Mangalore and back.
Indian Railways (IR) to ensure safety among passengers and prevent fire related mishaps will now adopt a prevention method
In an attempt to enhance passenger convenience and ensure hassle-free ticket booking, Ministry of Railways is now coming up with a single window commercial portal, which is envisaged as an e-commerce platform
Indian Railways (IR), the state-owned railway company of India, which owns and operates most of the India’s rail transport has now decided to offer sugar-free and starch-free food for passengers suffering from diabetes.
Keeping in view the upcoming Commonwealth Games (CWG) and in order to update the travellers about the Delhi city , the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all set to install interactive Digital Information Pods ( DIPs)
Ahmedabadh Airport that recently got a new international terminal building will start functioning from August 15th.
Indian airline companies will be deploying around 50-60 Airbus A380 aircraft, world’s largest passenger jet, in the span of next 20 years
The R&D (Research & Development) wing of Indian railways have proposed to install CCTVs inside long-distance trains under phase 1.
The luxurious ‘Novotel Hyderabad Airport’ has been declared as one of the 10 most entertaining and enticing airport hotels in the world by HotelsCombined.com, world’s leading hotel search engine.
Indian Railways (IR) will be soon setting up 2 wind power plants in order to cut down on rising power costs and carbon emissions.
n an attempt to increase its offerings in the Indian market, Asia’s leading airline, Singapore Airlines has launched a new initiative called ‘Enhanced Cabin Experience’
Duronto Express trains , a set of specialized rail services offered by Indian Railways (IR) like Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express trains will soon roll out a new Duronto Express train between Kolkata and Digha
Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and Rail Europe 4A that promotes European rail travel in Asia, Australasia, Africa and South America have entered into a partnership to offer Rail Europe Smart Tab on the Amadeus Selling Platform in India
The Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) the IT arm of the Indian Railways, will soon be launching interesting schemes like installation of computer applications in its services.
A 3- day walk was recently organized by a group of officers and employees of Indian Railways to create awareness among the public about the significance of Kalka-Shimla railway
Indian Railways by using ‘Aadhaar’ numbers provided by the Unique Identification Authority Of India (UIDAI) hopes to offer better services to its passengers.
The South Central Railways (SCR) will now be providing better IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited) services to all the passengers staying in the retiring rooms
The Ministry of Railways has come up with a new All India Railway Time Table known as ‘Trains At A Glance (TAG)’, that has been effective since July 1st.
To develop Mumbai’s suburban railway system, the World Bank has approved a $430-million loan (Rs 2,000-odd crores) for the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP)’s 2A project.
Chennai-based Southern Railways will soon introduce 4 new suburban railways services on its suburban section.
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have launched a new scheme of “Book a Meal” category on online booking service which will enable the passengers to book the e- tickets
Northern Railways, one of the 16 zones of Indian Railways (IR) has launched a broad gauge train to Himachal Pradesh that will run between Una, Himachal Pradesh and Haridwar, Uttarkhand thrice in a week from July 30th.
Nepal-based Buddha Air will soon be rolling out Lucknow- Nepalganj flights in a bid to enhance the tourism sector.
The total approximate revenue of Indian railways (IR) during June 11-20 is Rs 2385.28 crore compared to Rs 2288.15 crore during the same period last year,
India’s Jet Airways Konnect will launch daily Kolkata- Ranchi flights from June 23rd to offer travellers seamless connectivity from Jharkhand capital, to Mumbai and Delhi.
Asia’s largest rail network, Indian railways (IR) made a total approximate earnings of Rs 2418.80 crore during the period from June 1-10 thus registering an increase of 6.35 per cent.
Rajasthan’s ‘Palace on Wheels’ train has been adjudged as the fourth best among the top 10 luxury trains of the world .
Indian Railways subsidiary, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon introduce a new travel package from Kanpur to Jammu (Vaishno Devi shrine) to benefit tourists.
The first metro rail service on the New Delhi-Gurgaon route was thrown open to public from June 21th.