Tag Archives: Trains
Cloudy Monday Morning In Delhi, 10 Trains Cancelled
It was a cloudy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, the weather office said. "The sky will remain generally cloudy with mist or shallow fog in the morning. There are chances of light rains toward..
Cold Monday Morning In Delhi, 9 Trains Cancelled
It was cold Monday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature recorded at 8.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, a Met official said. At least nine trains were cancelled and 26 were delayed due to fog in several parts of northern India, while two trains were rescheduled. Acco..
Misty Thursday Morning In Delhi, 19 Trains Delayed
It was a misty Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.6 degrees Celsius, normal for the season's average. The visibility dropped to 800 metres. According to the Northern Railway, 19 trains were arriving late while six others were rescheduled due to fog in Delhi and othe..
Misty Thursday Morning In Delhi, 6 Trains Cancelled
It was a misty Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13 degrees Celsius, which is the season's average. "The sky will be clear with mist or shallow fog in the morning," an India Meteorological Department official told IANS. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. ..
Bio-Toilets To Be Installed In All Trains By 2018-End
The target of 100 per cent completion of installing bio-toilets in the Indian Raiways coaches has been advanced to December 2018, said an official here on Wednesday. "Under the dynamic guidance of Minister of Railway Piyush Goyal, the target for 100 per cent completion of installing bio-toilets i..
Partly Cloudy Delhi, 7 Trains Cancelled
It was partly cloudy in the capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.2 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the Met office said. At least seven trains were cancelled, and 26 were running late due to shallow fog in northern India, a railway official said. "The sky will..
Railways Imposes ‘Superfast’ Levy On 48 More Trains, But Will That Help?
Cash-starved Indian Railways has increased the fare of 48 mail and express trains by upgrading them to "superfast" and raising their designated average speed by mere five kilometres per hour from 50 kmph, according to the new timetable released November 1. However, upgradation is no guarantee that t..
Suresh Prabhu To Launch Free Wi-Fi Facility At 28 Stations In Konkan
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the free wi-fi facility at 28 stations of Konkan Railway on Sunday, an official said today. "We have tied-up with Maharashtra's leading broadband and internet service provider company Joister, which will provide free wi-fi hotspots at 28 stations on ..
Railway Minister Prabhu Calls For Waterless Toilets
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today called for developing water less toilets to address the issue of water scarcity. He also advocated for a concerted awareness campaign to educate people about the proper way of using toilets and not leave them dirty after use. "Sanitation and water go hand i..
MCD Teacher, Accomplice Held For Laptop Thefts In Trains
A primary teacher in an MCD school and his accomplice were arrested for laptop thefts in AC coaches of Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains, police said on Tuesday. Police said Bhattu Bhimrao Patil, who teaches in a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) school in Sangam Vihar and is a resident of Shaheen ..