Indian Railway Suresh Prabhu to launch new Indian Railways VIKALP scheme – Alternative train accommodation scheme ‘Vikalp’ from 01.04.2017.
Minister of Railways chaired the Round Table Conference on improving the Quality of Catering Services provided over Indian Railways.
In a move to reduce heavy rush on ticket counters,Indian Rlys introduced Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) at several railway stations in all zones.
Indian Railway – Railway Budget 2017 proposes several measures to imporve services, infrastructure and amenities.
IRCTC – Improvement to housekeeping of stations and trains including storage/disposal of wastes is a continuous process.
Indian Railways extend travel concessions in passenger fare to 53 categories of passengers and the element of concession ranges from 25% to 100%.
Railways is considering a proposal to make travel insurance mandatory by default for those booking tickets online.
In order to provide better accessibility to passengers with disabilities, short term facilities have been planned at all stations.
About 48000 bio-toilets have been installed by Indian Railways (IR) in trains’ coaches till 31.10.2016.
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Wi-Fi Services at 8 Mumbai Suburban Railway Stations.