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100-feet national flag to fly high at Jaipur Railway Station - Daily News & Analysis

A 100-feet national flag will soon adorn the premises of Jaipur Junction. Indian Railways had recently announced to install 100 feet national flag at 75 busiest stations of the country. In the list, the name of Jaipur station is also present. Apart ...

Railways to use video analytics, other tech for crowd control at stations during Kumbh Mela - WeForNews (satire) (press release) (blog)

Allahabad, Nov 20: Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela — for which it will deploy as many as 800 special ...

Rlys to fence off 3500-km track - The Tribune

Post Amritsar tragedy, which cost more than 60 lives, the Indian Railways has decided to fence around 3,500-km route along identified vulnerable spots of its tracks. Member (Engineering) of Railway Board Vishwesh Choubey said: “We have decided to build ...

Railways to use AI for crowd control during Kumbh Mela - Gulf Times

Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to the holy city of Allahabad during the upcoming Kumbh Mela - for which it will deploy at least 800 special trains. IBM ...

Indian Railways to use hi-tech for crowd control during Kumbh Mela - The Hans India

IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for the Railways, for crowd control at stations and its adjoining areas during the Ardh Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Rail Seva, a new mobile App, will soon be launched to disseminate ...

Maligaon, November 20 (MExN): Northeast Frontier Railway introduced free Wi-Fi Entertainment System in 20501 ... - Morung Express

The first train in Indian Railways to get Wi-Fi facility was Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani Express. Since then several other Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and Gatiman Express trains have been covered under Indian Railway's plan of providing Wi-Fi Internet ...

Sky-rocketing Delhi-Mumbai airfares due to runway work? Indian ... - Financial Express

A closed runway at the Delhi airport has prompted the railways to increase coaches in its trains between Mumbai and Delhi to attract flyers as airfare skyrocketed ...

South Central Rly to invest ₹2500 cr on infra development - The Hindu BusinessLine

The recent Union Cabinet decision revising the lease agreement to 99 years from the earlier proposed 40 years has given the necessary impetus to the participation of private and public sector developers. Across the Indian Railway network about 400 ...

Say goodbye to bathroom woes on trains - Indian Railways launches e-toilet initiative - YourStory.com

The electronic toilets will be initially installed in a coach in the LTT-Coimbatore Express to monitor its performance in comparison with existing toilets. Imagine a toilet pan that can sense when you open the toilet door and automatically flushes to ...

IRSDC develops Surat Railway Station as Multi Model Transport Hub - Urban Transport News

This unique initiative is being spearheaded by Indian Railways Station Development Corporation which has been entrusted to implement the task of Railway Station development/redevelopment projects of the Ministry of Railways. This project once completed ...

Amitava Mukherjee is new Director Finance of NMDC - The Hindu BusinessLine

During his tenure in Indian Railways, he received National Award for outstanding services in 2006. He was also nominated by Railway Board to various Task Groups for Centralised Applications of Finance & Accounts department of Indian Railways for ...

Mahakumbh mela: Rlys allows passengers to book unreserved tickets for mela 15 days in advance - Business Today

"If a passengers purchases an unreserved return ticket through UTS app from any station on Indian railways for journey to any one of the 12 stations in Allahabad region serving the Mahakumbh Mela, the return ticket shall be allowed to be booked up to ...

Amitava Mukherjee assumes charge as Director (Finance) NMDC Limited - Economic Times

KOLKATA: Amitava Mukherjee assumed charge as Director (Finance) NMDC Limited, a navratna PSU under the ministry of steel, on Tuesday. Mukherjee belongs to the 1995 batch of Indian Railway Accounts Services (IRAS) is a Cost Accountant and also ...

Railways to use video analytics, other tech for crowd control at stations during Kumbh - SME Times

More than 5,000 Government Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel will be deployed to manage the crowd movement at 10 stations in and around the city, including Allahabad, Prayag, Prayag Ghat, Jhunsi, Naini, Cheoki and ...

Soon, tourists can enjoy Kochi's scenic backwaters from India's longest rail bridge - Times of India

If things go as per plan, tourists will soon get to enjoy the beauty of Kochi backwaters as they pass through the longest railway bridge in the country. As per the latest reports, the Indian Railways is planning to start a tourist train across the 4.62 ...

Wow! Special This IRCTC ticket is priced at just Rs 10! For an unforgettable ride, book now, check timetable - Zee Business

IRCTC via its Twitter account said, "Witness a journey like never before on the Steam Express from Garhi Harsaru to Farukhnagar at a minimal price of Rs. 10 only! Bookings are open for this unique journey." After steam trains were stopped on Indian ...

WOW! You can travel at this place via this express for just Rs 10 ; this is what IRCTC is giving you - EnergyInfraPost

The Indian Railways catering service provider is actually allowing you along with your family and friends to enjoy a journey on Steam Express at just Rs 10. IRCTC via its twitter account said, “Witness a journey like never before on the Steam Express ...

Indian Railways introduces e-toilets to ensure proper hygiene in trains; here are the features - Business Today

Maintaining proper hygiene in Indian Railways' trains has always been a tough task. But the introduction of e-toilets can solve this problem. These e-toilets have been introduced in a railway coach by LLT Depot, Mumbai Division, Central Railways, for ...

Indian Railway to Use AI for Crowd Control During Kumbh Mela in Allahabad - Beebom (blog)

IBM Intelligent Video Analytics will be pressed into service, a first for the Railways, for crowd control at stations and its adjoining areas during the Ardh Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Rail Seva, a new mobile App, will soon be launched to disseminate ...

Indian Railways introduces e-toilets in train coaches! Know all about electronically-operated clean toilets - EnergyInfraPost

Indian Railways installs e-toilets in train coaches! In a first of its kind initiative, the national transporter has installed e-toilets in train coaches on the occasion of the World Toilet Day. To ensure hygiene, e-toilets integrate toilet functions ...

Indian Railways is a state-owned railway company, responsible for rail transport in India. It is owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km of track over a route of 67,312 km and 7,112 stations. In 2015-16, IR carried 8.101 billion passengers annually or more than 22 million passengers a day and 1.107 billion tons of freight in the year. In 2014–2015 Indian Railways had revenues of 1.709 trillion which consists of 1.118 trillion from freight and 451.26 billion from passengers tickets.

Indian Railways
Native name
भारतीय रेल
Bhāratīya Rel
State-owned
Industry Railways
Founded 16 April 1853 (163 years ago) (1853-04-16)
Headquarters New Delhi, India
Area served
India
Key people
Services Passenger railways
Freight services
Parcel carrier
Catering and Tourism Services
Parking lot operations
Other related services
Revenue Increase 1.709 trillion (US$25 billion) (2015–16)
Increase 105.02 billion (US$1.6 billion) (2015–16)
Owner Government of India
Number of employees
1.335 million (2014)
Parent Ministry of Railways through Railway Board
Divisions 16 Railway Zones
Subsidiaries
Website www.indianrail.gov.in
indianrailways.gov.in
Indian Railways
Railway network schematic map.png
Schematic network map of the Indian Railways
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Map of Indian Railways network with population density
Reporting mark IR
Locale India
Dates of operation 16 April 1853 (1853-04-16)–Present
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 8 in)
762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
610 mm (2 ft)
Length 68,048 kilometres (42,283 mi) (route)
115,000 kilometres (71,000 mi) (track)

Indian Railways (reporting mark IR) is a state-owned railway company, responsible for rail transport in India. It is owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track over a route of 67,312 km (41,826 mi) and 7,112 stations. In 2015-16, IR carried 8.101 billion passengers annually or more than 22 million passengers a day and 1.107 billion tons of freight in the year. In 2014–2015 Indian Railways had revenues of 1.709 trillion (US$25 billion) which consists of 1.118 trillion (US$17 billion) from freight and 451.26 billion (US$6.7 billion) from passengers tickets.

Railways were first introduced to India in the year 1853 from Mumbai to Thane. In 1951 the systems were nationalised as one unit, the Indian Railways, becoming one of the largest networks in the world. IR operates both long distance and suburban rail systems on a multi-gauge network of broad, metre and narrow gauges. It also owns locomotive and coach production facilities at several places in India, with assigned codes identifying their gauge, kind of power and type of operation. Its operations cover twenty six states and two union territories across India, and also has international connectivity to Bangladesh (with Bangladesh Railway) and Pakistan (with Pakistan Railways).

Indian Railways is the world's seventh largest commercial or utility employer, by number of employees, with over 1.376 million employees as of last published figures in 2013. IR's rolling stock comprises over 245,267 Freight Wagons, 66,392 Passenger Coaches and 10,499 Locomotives (43 steam, 5,633 diesel and 4,823 electric locomotives). The trains have a 5 digit numbering system and runs 12,617 passenger trains and 7,421 freight trains daily. As of 31 March 2016, 27,999 km (17,398 mi) (41.59%) of the total 67,312 km (41,826 mi) route length was electrified. Since 1960, almost all electrified sections on IR use 25,000 Volt AC traction through overhead catenary of delivery.

Mighty Diesel Monsters Speeding up and Down the Gradients | Indian Railways

Mighty Diesel Monsters handling gradients with ease.

[17 in 1] TOP FASTEST TRAINS INDIAN RAILWAYS : Kanpur Line : RAJDHANI + SHATABDI + GARIB RATH

Indian Railways Fastest Trains Compilation : 1 - 12034 / New Delhi - Kanpur Shatabdi Express hauled by Ghaziabad (GZB) WAP5 #30034 2 - 12454 / New ...

Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8gduf6xA3c http://naradspeaks.blogspot.com/ The elimination of all unmanned level crossings to be speeded-up in a big ...

ROUTE DIVERTED RAJDHANI EXPRESS RAKE - AC EXPRESS | INDIAN RAILWAYS

Video was captured on 19th November 2018 between 10:00 am & 12:00 pm 14805 Barmer AC Express was diverted between Chikbanavar & Arsikere inside ...

UNSUCCESSFUL ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES OF INDIAN RAILWAYS

This video will give information on unsuccessful electric locomotives of Indian railways.

Indian Railways hiring! World's largest recruitment drive now underway

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The Indian Railways is India's ...