Central Railway will operate Mega Block on its suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work on 27.11.2016.
In order to provide better accessibility to passengers with disabilities, short term facilities have been planned at all stations.
The Indian Railways is already manufacturing certain types of Passenger coaches and Wagons with Stainless steel material.
Zonal Railways have been advised to ensure availability of baby food, hot milk and hot water at Railway stations on payment basis.
Indian Railway – Service Charge shall not be collected on booking of e-tickets/ i-tickets from 23rd November to 31st December, 2016.
CCTV cameras have been installed on a limited number of coaches of passengers and suburban trains for surveillance on a pilot basis.
No cash refunds will be made available at the railway station. Instead, passengers claiming refund would be given a deposit slip(s) by the station.
IRCTC – An Optional Travel Insurance Scheme on a pilot basis for one year has been launched w.e.f 01/09/2016 for the railway passengers.
About 48000 bio-toilets have been installed by Indian Railways (IR) in trains’ coaches till 31.10.2016.
Steps taken to involve private players in developing railway services include opening up of container operation and provision of certain services