Press Trust of India | Sunday June 9, 2013
One of the best ways to see India is to undertake a train journey, and the Shatabdi Express - the heart of Indian railways - is one such rail network that offers one of the best options for domestic travellers, says travel guide book Lonely Planet.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 5, 2013
After revising the food tariff for all trains except premier services last year, Railways have come up with a proposal to increase the rates of food served in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto.
Reported by Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Alok Pandey, Niha Masih) | Sunday May 5, 2013
The Mamata Banerjee government is facing an escalating crisis, with fresh proof emerging every day of Trinamool's links to the fraudulent chit fund company, run by the Saradha Group.
Tuesday February 26, 2013
Rail Budget 2013: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has not raised passenger fares in his Rail Budget, despite emphasising on the big losses the Railways is making, pegged at Rs 24,500 crore for this year. He has, however, proposed to raise a fuel ...
Emily Brennan, The New York Times | Friday February 15, 2013
India's 65,000 kilometers of train tracks embroider the subcontinent, connecting thousands of cities. In 2010, Monisha Rajesh, a London-based journalist, set out to discover the railways, detailing her adventures in her new book, "Around India in 80 ...
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 27, 2013
Another round of fare hike in premier trains looks imminent with Railways revising food tariffs for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 23, 2013
If you have any grievance against the food served on trains, just dial 1800111321 to lodge your complaint.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 23, 2012
The long-awaited Agra-Jaipur Shatabdi Express is all set to begin its inaugural run between the two major tourist destinations on November 30, an official said on Friday.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 14, 2012
Long journeys on premier Shatabdi trains are set to get interesting with the Railways deciding to introduce onboard shopping facility for a range of luxury product.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 8, 2012
Aiming at reducing travel time in train journey, the Indian Railways is acquiring Electrical Multiple Units (EMU) train sets for premier services like Rajdhani and Shatabdi Expresses for operating at a higher speed of 130-150 km per hour.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 3, 2012
The engine of Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express detached near Jhaugram station in Burdwan district today on Howrah-Burdwan section of Eastern Railway, about 170 kilometres from Kolkata.
NDTV.com | Monday July 30, 2012
Train services were disrupted in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh due to collapse of the northern grid this morning, leaving a large number of passengers stranded. According to reports, 200 passenger train services have been hit by the power failure. W...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 18, 2012
A musical journey awaits passengers of trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi as the Railways has decided to play classical sound tracks in coaches. Instrumental music played by maestros like Ustad Bismillah Khan, TN Rajaratnam Pillai and Pandit Pannalal ...
Press Trust of India | Friday May 25, 2012
Item girl Rakhi Sawant is all set to star in the Bengali remake of The Dirty Picture and she says she will be better than actress Vidya Balan.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
All trains, including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto, will be monitored by a satellite-based navigation system by next year as part of the Railways' effort to provide accuracy about their movement. "We have launched Satellite Imaging for Rail Navigat...