- Tamil Nadu Bus Strike – Southern Railway to run 30 Specials in Chennai Suburban from 09.01.2018
- Northern Railway runs MEMU and DEMU Special Trains –(Total 258 Trips)
- Pongal Special Trains Between Hyderabad-Kakinada, Secunderabad-Kakinada & Narsapur to Secunderabad
- SCR – Special Trains between Visakhapatnam – Kollam
- Superfast Special Train from Mumbai to Nagpur
Paperless mobile ticketing
The railways is mulling introducing booking of unreserved railway tickets on e-wallets like PayTM, JioMoney and Airtel Money.