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To improve safety on rails, Southern Railway will soon introduce a digital track monitoring system (DTMS) which will be carried out in Salem division first and later will be expanded to other divisions.
The Indian Tourism Ministry will be establishing 10,000 wayside facilities by 2015 along India’s vast highways network within the next 5 years to provide basic amenities
The total approximate earnings of Indian railways during April 1- May 31 were Rs 14714.04 crore compared to Rs 13710.66 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 7.32 %.
Considering an increasing number of international tourists and NRI’s visiting India, the Indian Railways has decided to extend its e-ticket booking facility to 23 hours a day.
The Indian Railway Ministry has finalized the private freight terminal policy that is likely to be effective from May 31.
Chennai-based Southern Railways will soon run 2 special trains on June 14 and 15 to facilitate pilgrims attending the 'Urs' festival at Ajmer.
Indian railways, the official partner of Commonwealth Games (CWG) will soon start a special exhibition train that is likely to be flagged-off from Delhi.
India’s Sabarmati railways station that has 2 broad gauge platforms and a meter gauge will be getting 2 more platforms.
Ahmedabadh-Delhi Rajdhani Express will be now be getting an additional 10 more coaches from railways Ahmedabad division thus enabling more number of travelers to board the train.
Rail Europe India Pvt.Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of the European entity - Rail Europe, is keen to expand its operations by setting up a support services centre in Mumbai for Rail Europe’s international markets like Middle East, Asia, Australia.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC), which provides online passenger reservation system has revamped its website.
One of the biggest sports extravaganza, Commonwealth Games which is going to kick start in Delhi will have a brand new railway logo.
The KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) has introduced SMS alerts that reach the passenger’s cell phone on confirming the booking of seats.
The Indian passengers can now easily get to know whether their tickets are confirmed or still in waiting status.
The Indian Railways is planning to launch 2 freight corridors—one from Delhi to Mumbai and another from Delhi to Kolkat
The Indian railways construction company (IRCON) has signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with the North-east Frontier Railway to construct Sikkim rail link.
Passengers travelling in the 2 luxurious trains of India - Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajasthan, can now watch live television while onboard.
The Indian Railways plans to introduce mobile ticketing vans in both rural and urban areas to issue reserved and unreserved tickets for the public.
South Central Railways, India’s railway zone has introduced Special Trains between Secunderabad and Tirupati from 17th May till 15th June to clear the extra rush of passengers
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has launched a special train tour package from Mumbai to Kashmir, as a part of their summer bonanza.
The Research, Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO), Indian Railways, and Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the second phase of Mumbai Urban Transport project.
Indian Railways, one of the busiest rail networks in the world will be running an exhibition train called ‘Sanskriti Express’ to celebrate Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary
Cox and Kings, the famous Travel and Hospitality company, will bring out a new luxury train, Maharaja Express, in January 2010.
Thomas Cook India, a travel & financial services firm, will charter the luxury train 'Deccan Odyssey' from November 18 to April over the next five years.
Yuva trains, dedicated to young generation by railway minister Mamta Banrjee, will now have double decker AC coaches.
Indian Railways is thinking over a plan that includes addition of exclusive luxury coaches in all the major trains, for foreign tourists.
Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a new “Duranto” non-stop train from Bangalore.
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation /IRCTC is planning a 'Him Darshan' package, including destinations like Shimla, Dharamshala, Pathankot and Manali.
Indian Railways, in collaboration with Cox & Kings, is all set to run a new luxury train that will cover many tourist destinations across India.
Punjab is planning its own Palace on Wheels luxury train.
The Government of Rajasthan will flag off its third, more luxurious train called the Royal Rajasthan On Wheels this October.
Matheran toy train of Maharashtra is ready to get featured in the prestigious UNESCO Heritage list soon.
Railway is mulling a plan to introduce a special tour package for Kalka-Shimla line, in line with "Palace on Wheels model."

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