Trainman Blog

The official blog of Trainman, with rants and advices on trains.

Saga of Ravana

Ravana - The legendary emperor of Sri Lanka.

Newly Discovered Lake

A new lake discovered by the mountaineers in Uttarakhand.

Nine Durga Avatars

Nine avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped on each day of Navratri.

Uninhabitable Place on Earth

This desert has the most colourful landscapes on Earth.

Double-Decker Bus in Kolkata

Kolkata brings back double-decker buses after 15 years.

First-Ever Animal Bridge

The Delhi-Mumbai expressway to have five such animal overpasses.

Additional Trains by Railway

Festival Special trains to run soon!

Rio Carnival Postponed

Rio carnival postponed for the first time in 100 years.

Durga Puja Guidelines

Take note of these government safety guidelines before Durga Puja starts.

Akshardham Temple to Reopen

Visitors need to follow strict social distancing COVID-19 norms.

Festive Special Trains

A complete list of festive special trains.

Second Charting Restored

Changes shall be implemented with effect from October 10 onwards.

Kolkata Metro Upgraded

Kolkata gets first underground metro station in 25 years.

Celebrating Bapu

This year will mark Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary.

Blue Flag Beaches

Indian beaches set to rank among the world’s cleanest.

Library on Wheels

A streetcar for bibliophiles.

India Happiness Report

Mizoram and Punjab ranked as the happiest states in India.

Rail Roko in Punjab

These special trains are cancelled or partially cancelled by the Northern Railway.

Spiti Valley Locked Out

Spiti valley to remain shut for tourists in 2020.

Unusual Museums

Forget regular museums and visit these unique museums in India.

Regenerative Tourism

A trend that could be followed in a post-pandemic world.

Chocolate Museums

Willy Wonka-style chocolate museums!

Life on Venus

Scientists discover possible signs of life on Venus.

Clone Trains List

Advance reservation period for these trains will be 10 days.

Airport COVID-19 Test Centre

The test results will be available in 4-6 hours.

Vishwakarma Puja

Vishwakarma is a Hindu God and a divine architect who created this universe.

Must Have Apps

Cool apps to pass your time while travelling.

Clone Trains

Railways plan to introduce these types of trains on the routes which have heavy passenger traffic.

Indian Desserts

How many of these desserts have you tried so far?

80 New Special Trains

A complete list of 80 new special trains.

Manali Hotels to Reopen

Hotels will take every precaution to ensure the safety of the guests.

Rajasthan Shrines to Reopen

Rajasthan to re-open all religious places from Sept 7.

Unusual Shrines

List of most unusual shrines in India.

Jain Temples

Intricate temples and mammoth statues!

Onam

It marks the annual homecoming of the legendary King Mahabali.

Agra Monuments to Reopen

All historic monuments except Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to reopen from Sept 1.

Rebooting Kerala Tourism

It’s reboot time for tourism sector in Kerala.

Dark Tourism

Dark tourist places that will give you a sense of thrill.

Stations Around the World

Most spectacular stations in the world.

Mauritius Oil Spill

Indian Ocean island nation declares environmental emergency.

Ganapati Special Trains

Know about the special trains for Ganesh Chaturthi 2020.

War Memorials

India’s tribute to its war heroes.

Train Suspension Extended

Regular passenger trains will continue to remain suspended until further notice.

Legendary Chappan Bhog

You’d be amazed to know the story behind the Chappan Bhog.

Several Trains Cancelled

These special trains are cancelled/diverted by Konkan Railway.

Perseid Meteor Shower

One of the most dramatic things to see in the night sky.

Ayodhya Station Redevelopment

Ayodhya railway station is all set to get a world-class makeover!

Yoga Centre Guidelines

Spas, sauna, steam bath and swimming pools shall remain closed.

Polar Bears Extinction

Climate change is starving polar bears into extinction.

Global Tiger Day

Let's pledge to protect the tiger and it's habitat on Global Tiger Day.

Hajj Pilgrimage

Devotees would be allowed in limited numbers.

Train Cancellation Update

These special trains are affected due to lockdown in West Bengal.

Assam Floods

Over 24 lakh people have been affected so far.

Zero Waste Cafes

These kiosks serve drinks in eco-friendly cups.

Ganpati Visarjan

Government has urged people to celebrate Ganeshotsav in a subdued manner.

Colourful Landscapes

Colourful natural wonders on our planet.

Bengaluru Hyper Local Model

Training 35k people to manage COVID at booth level.

Post-COVID Coaches

A prototype of post COVID coach to fight virus.

J&K Reopen for Tourists

In first phase, tourists arriving only by air is allowed.

Intezaar Aapka Campaign

The campaign promises visitors, ‘safe travel, safe stay and safe tour’.

Arctic Wildfires

Deadly Arctic wildfire causing record-breaking pollution.

Lakshadweep Islands

The only place in india to have zero covid-19 cases.

E-Mart for Tribals

It is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Frequent Earthquakes

Since April, Delhi-NCR has witnessed several tremors.

Dharavi COVID Model

Mumbai’s densest slum has seen a dip in virus cases and deaths.

Special Trains Cancelled

These special trains are cancelled from June 29 to August 15.

Trains Cancellation Extended

Regular time-table trains cancelled till August 12.

Yoga Retreats

Thinking of planning a yoga retreat or a wellness retreat?

Puri Rath Yatra

SC agrees to allow Rath Yatra in very restricted manner.

Ring of Fire

The annual solar eclipse will take place on June 21.

Amarnath Yatra 2020

The duration of the Yatra has been cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Travel trends post COVID-19

Travel and tourism trends for the post COVID-19 era.

Shifting of Terminals

Northern railway has decided to shift the terminal of 10 special trains.

Safety Measures by Railway

Safety Measures by the railway board for safe train travel.

Refund of PRS Tickets

The refunds at the PRS counters are available in a regulated manner.

Revival of Tourism

The hardest hit industry is aviation, hospitality and tourism which are interdependent on each other.

Special Trains Rescheduled

In view of cyclone Nisarga, Mumbai bound trains have been rescheduled.

Cyclone Nisarga

The storm is expected to make landfall on the Konkan coast on June 3.

Lockdown 5.0

List of activities allowed in non-containment zones.

Advance Booking Restored

Changes shall be implemented with effect from 8 am of train booking date of May 31 onwards.

Book Train Tickets

Book your tickets from Trainman app for Covid special trains.

Station Name Trivia

Do you know why stations are differentiated as junction, central, terminus?

List of 200 Special Trains

A complete list of 200 Mail and Express Trains.

200 Special Trains

Tickets for these trains would only be available in online mode.

Cyclone Amphan

In view of cyclone Amphan, a COVID-19 special train has been diverted.

Lockdown 4.0

The nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 31.

Trains Cancelled till June 30

Regular passenger trains cancelled till 30th June.

COVID 19 Special Trains

A curated list of lockdown COVID-19 special trains along with new rules.

Passenger Trains Restart

Ticket booking counters at the railway stations will remain closed.

Goods train hit workers

15 migrants mowed down by a goods train in Maharashtra.

Virtual Museum Tours

Experience the best museum tours from the comfort of your home.

Maintenance Work by Railways

The Indian Railways warrior have taken up repair work pending for years during the lockdown.

Shramik Special Trains

Shramik special train is for the movement of stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists and students.

States Extend Lockdown

Prime Minister held fourth meeting with chief ministers after the spread of Covid-19.

Special Train for Migrants

Telangana government requested Indian Railways to arrange special train for migrant labourers.

Iconic Food Market Closed

For the first time in 250 years, Mumbai’s iconic street to remain closed during Ramzan.

Nature Regenerates

See the positives amidst the negative situation.

COVID-19 Free States

Maharashtra is the worst affected state with around 8068 cases.

Contactless Cubicles

Transparent contactless cubicle has been developed at Hubballi workshop.

Travel Movies

List of travel movies to travel around the world while being home-quarantined.

Immunity Boosting Tips

Follow these measures to increase immunity during COVID-19 pandemic.

Aarogya Setu

The app tracks through a Bluetooth and location-generated social graph.

World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day is observed to promote cultural heritage via activities that are undertaken by ICOMOS.

Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines

Face mask is compulsory in all public places and workplaces.

Lockdown Extended

All trains cancelled till 3rd May.

Jeevan Ventilator

Railway coach factory has developed the low-cost ventilator prototype within a week.

COVID-19 Impact

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world economy.

Private Trains Suspended

Passengers who have booked their tickets in the IRCTC run train will get full refund.

Coronavirus Mythbusters

Rumors about novel coronavirus that everyone should know!

Free Meals

IRCTC has served over 1.4 lakh cooked meals.

Isolation Ward Coaches

Coaches to be converted into isolation centres for COVID-19 patients.

Nationwide Lockdown

Freight movement will continue to carry essential commodities across the country.

Relaxed Refund Rules

The relaxation in cancellation rules is applicable to PRS counter generated tickets.

Janta Curfew

All passenger train services will remain suspended till 31st March

COVID-19 Preventive Measure

Over 155 pairs of trains cancelled to tackle Coronavirus.

Bollywood Train Songs

These songs would surely remind you of the nostalgic train journeys.

Measures for Coronavirus

Passengers would have to carry their own blankets and bed-sheets to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Ramayana Express

Travel on this train and explore the legendary life of Lord Rama.

Food on Rail

Transforming foodscape on rails!

Holi Fables

Do you know the untold story behind the festival of colours?

Holi Special Trains

Wanna know about the special trains for Holi 2020?

Coronavirus: Travel Advisory

Precautions to take while travelling during coronavirus outbreak.

Reverse Waterfall

Believe it or not, there’s a reverse waterfall in India.

Free Ticket Machine

Railways introduces a machine that gives a free platform ticket.

Mahashivratri

Celebrate an auspicious night of Lord Shiva by visiting these places.

Kashi Mahakal Express

Know about Kashi Mahakal Express by IRCTC.

Unusual Markets

Shop at these unusual markets in India.

Mughal Gardens

The Mughal Gardens are open for the visitors till 8 March.

Railways First Waste to Energy Plant

The waste to energy plant has been constructed in a time span of three months.

Dekho Apna Desh

Government to fund your travel expenses!

Phumdis - Floating Islands

Lost and enigmatic floating islands of India.

Infrastructure Work Disables Train Movement

These trains are cancelled and terminated by Central Railway.

Second Private Train

Second Tejas Express began its commercial run from January 19.

Station Book Shops

Did you know about the man who is behind book stalls at railway stations?

Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

It is the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific region.

Train Derailment in Odisha

Injured people were admitted to the nearby hospitals immediately.

Australian Bushfire

Devastating fire continues to burn in Australia.

First Metro Museum in South Asia

It is the world’s first museum constructed inside an operational metro station.

Himalayan Villages

These villages will definitely make you fall in love with mountains.

Makar Sankranti

It is the most celebrated harvest festival of India.

Train Journeys Get Costlier

The last revision of fare was done in 2014-15.

Mount Abu Winter Festival 2019

Mark your dates and celebrate your New Year this year in Rajasthan.

Oxygen Parlour at Station

This initiative is a joint effort of Airo Guard and Indian Railways.

Christmas traditions around the world

Did you know about Christmas traditions around the world?

Chitkul - Last Village of India

A paradise on earth in the lap of Himalayas.

Atmospheric Water Generator

This kiosk device harvests water directly from the air.

Jyotirlingas of India

Divine Jyotirlingas in India that attract people from across the world.

Special Divyangjan Services

Train travel - No more hassle for Person with Disabilities.

Eat Right Station

Two key pillars of Eat Right India is - Eat Healthy and Eat Safe.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy

A look back at the disaster that took place 35 years ago.

Kulhad Chai at Stations

Indian Railways to serve chai in eco-friendly cups soon.

Unbelievable Customs in India

Aware of the rituals and customs that only happens in India?

Railway launches Indoor Cricket Hall

No more hindrance in practising cricket with this new indoor ground.

Interesting Facts about Himachal Pradesh

Facts about Himachal Pradesh that’ll amaze you to the core!

Electrified Railways Soon

Indian Railways to get 100 percent electrically run by 2023.

Segway Patrolling at Station

An eco-friendly scooter for patrolling at Bhubaneswar Railway station.

Measures to avoid Train Delay

Foggy winters to be a common phenomenon of trains delay.

Black Friday

Do you know why it is called Black Friday?

Heritage Week Special Tour

Board this train and know the splendour culture of Gujarat.

Train Meal Prices Revised

Prices of Janta meal remains the same.

Hacks to Deal with Toxic Air

Save your lungs and heart from this polluted air.

Railways Water Conservation Policy

No more 1 Litre Rail Neer bottles to be served in Shatabdi Express.

Train Collision in Hyderabad

Immediate relief and restoration work undertaken after mishap!

Saloons to turn into Tourist Trains

Railways to convert 200 Saloons into tourist trains.

Dehradun Station Shut for 3 Months

Tourism to get affected as train services come to a halt.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Aware of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong?

Iconic Libraries in India

Redefining libraries for Bookaholics in the digital era.

Siachen Glacier

Visit the world’s highest battlefield to have an exhilarating experience.

MP- Heart of India

Do you know Madhya Pradesh is the World’s Third Best Value Tourist Destination.

Suvidha Trains

All you need to know about Suvidha trains.

Fascinating Facts About Indian Railways

Intriguing facts on railways that you must know.

UTS Mobile Ticketing

Now buy unreserved paperless train tickets through your phone.

Untold Sagas of Diwali

Do you know why the festival of lights is celebrated?

Privatisation of Railways

Does privatisation in Railways will prove to be a boon for Indian Railways?

Tejas Express Delayed

IRCTC to compensate passengers on train delay.

Buddhist Circuit Special Train

Travel on this train and get to explore the legendary life of Buddha.

Trip To Tihar Jail

A jail in which you can go without committing a crime.

Baba Bhalku Rail Museum

An intriguing rail museum in Shimla!

Sewa Express Trains

Railways launches Sewa express trains from Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Delhi.

Tips to save on Train Travel

Know how to save money on train travel.

Railways help Chennai

Know about the water train that completed its 159th trip to drought-hit city.

Trains named After Novels

Aware of the trains who got names from literary works of famous writers?

Health ATM at Railway Station

Indian Railways opens health ATM kiosk at Lucknow Junction.

New Uday Express Train

New Uday Express rolls out between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada.

Indian Railways Pilot Project

Indian Railways to promote production with Big Data and AI.

Railways Goes Green

Mumbai Rajdhani Express installs plastic bottle crushing machine.

New IRCTC Retiring Room

Indian Railways opens retiring room at Ahmedabad Junction.

The Pink City

Do you know that Jaipur is ranked as the most beautiful City in India?

Majestic Tourist Train

Discover the land of Rajputs in a deluxe way!!

8 Reasons to Travel by Train

Which mode of transport do you prefer most?

First Private Train

Know Everything about Delhi Lucknow Tejas Express.

Amazing Cruises in India

Aware of the luxurious cruises in India?

Vande Bharat for Festivals

The first Vande Bharat Express was introduced on Delhi-Varanasi corridor.

Diwali Special Trains

Wanna know about the special trains for festive season 2019?

Humsafar Express to Get Cheaper

Sleeper class added in Humsafar Express!

Book Tickets Get Cashback

Do you have any clue about this newbie cashback offer?

French Capital of India

Do you know about the French town in India?

Gaming Zone at Railway Station

Indian Railways opens up its first fun zone at station!!

100 Days of NDA Government

Do you know the challenges faced by the Indian Railways in last 100 days?

Railways team up with ISRO

Over 700 trains will be monitored with GPS designed system, COA.

Muharram

Aware about the significance of Muharram?

Discount in Premium Trains

Discount will be given on the base fares.

Ganesh Chaturthi

Aware how Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated across the nation?

Public Fridge at Railway Station

Hubli Station gets public fridge to avoid food wastage!

Refund for Delayed Trains

Tejas Express to refund the money in case of train delay.

Breathtaking Rivers in India

Aware of the Unimaginably beautiful rivers which exists in India?

Indian Railways High-Speed Engine

Indian Railways' new locomotive will run at a speed of 180 km/hr.

Railways Shun Single-Use Plastics

No single-use plastics to be used by Indian railways!

Janmashtami Celebrations across India

Here is how every state celebrates Lord Krishna’s Birthday.

Free Internet Wave

Railways extends wifi facility to 3000 Stations!!

Railways First Pod Hotel

Waiting rooms to turn into pod hotel!!

White Desert in India

Discover the fascinating facts about Rann of Kutch!!

Battery Powered Trains

Unveiling the Spick-span Battery-powered trains

Raksha Bandhan in India

Do you know how every state celebrates rakhi in its own way?

Magical Matheran

Know about the hidden hill station in Maharashtra?

Pink Coaches for Women

Aware of the new initiative by Indian Railways for Women?

Onboard Shopping in Trains

Ever wondered about shopping while travelling by train?

Divine Rameswaram

All set to explore the saintly place!!

Flaws in Railway Policies

Do you think there are flaws in the policies of Railways?

First Underwater Metro Tunnel

Aware of First Underwater Metro Rail in Kolkata?

Tatkal Booking Tips

Sudden plans to travel by train? Tatkal Scheme to rescue!!

Mumbai Rains Left People Stranded

Over 700 people rescued from a train in Mumbai

Rail Drishti New Features

Now, see Indian Rail bridges details on Rail Drishti

Mumbai-Pune Trains Cancelled

Central Railway carries restoration work on Mumbai Pune route.

Monsoon Travel Tips

Things to keep in mind while planning a trip during the rainy season

Architectural Wonder on Hooghly

Know about the sister bridges over Hooghly?

Historic Hampi

Wanna know the tales associated with Hampi?

Green Technology in Trains

Railways to adopt environment-friendly technology.

Paradise for Shopaholics

Love to splurge money on shopping?

New Charter Services

Explore amazing services on Kalka Shimla route

Mystery of Lonar Crater

The Lost and inexplicable site in Maharashtra.

Mesmerizing Waterfalls

Thinking where to escape this rainy season?

Latest Time Table Changes

Railways have released new time table with the onset of monsoons.

Lifeline of Delhi

Ever imagined life in Delhi without Metro?

Dharavi Slum Tour

Know the enthralling facts about the Dharavi slum?

Flight Like Speed in Train

Travel with much faster speeds in the near future

Cultural Heritage of India

Aware of the dynamic and enigmatic culture of India?

Renovated Manduadih Station

Believe it or not but Manduadih Station gets a makeover.

Iconic Trams Of Kolkata

Do you know about the Eco friendly heritage of the Kolkata

Top Offbeat Places

Here is a list of places that you must visit this summer.

Railways Action Plan

New government have these action plans for railways.

Leh Railway Line

The first direct train to Leh-Ladakh will take you from Delhi to Leh in 20 hours!

Humsafar To Replace Duronto

Indian Railways to replace Delhi-Allahabad Duronto Express with new Humsafar Express

Travel Inspiration From Movies

Movies that would inspire the wanderer in you!

Revisit Childhood

The stash of comics without which our train journeys weren't complete!

Cyclone Fani To Hit Soon

Railways cancels 103 trains in view of Cyclone Fani!

The Dark Side Of Mount Everest

The unheard dark side of the world's highest point!

Must Have Travel Accessories

Travel accessories ready to make your trips safer and enjoyable!

Unique Temple Prasad

Have you ever had chowmein in form of prasad?

Book Train Tickets Easily

Reasons why you should choose Trainman to book tickets!

Wildlife Sanctuaries Of India

The best of India to hear the call of the wild!

Zodiac Sign Travel

The stars guide you to your next vacation!

Suburban Railway Network In Bangalore

Much awaited Bangalore rail network gets fillip!

Budget Traveling

To stretch your bucket list, budget travel is the answer.

Longest Train Journeys

On these trips, the journey is the destination.

Virtual Reality Tours

With Virtual Reality travel any place in the world.

Indian Food Habits

The reminiscence of diverse Indian gastronomy!

Holi In India

Unique ways India celebrates the free-spirited Holi!

Golden Icon Of India

Indian Railways icon completes 50 years on track!

Surprising Facts

Facts about India that would hit you like a thunderbolt!

Samjhauta Express Suspended

Lack of occupancy leads to cancellation of Samjhauta Express!

Rail Drishti

Website launched for people to get real-time information!

Hyperloop

Hyperloop is the future of transport systems and will be faster than flights.

Best Snowfall Places

Head over to these destinations to witness bewitching snowfall!

Highest Railway Bridge

India marks it's engineering milestone with highest railway bridge over Chenab river!

Train Travel Hacks

Tips and tricks that would make your journey better.

Vande Bharat Express Train

First engine-less and fastest train to be launched soon!

Revamped Mathura Junction

Mathura Junction gets a renewed facelift!

Bizarre Station Names

Some of the comical train station names that exist in India!

Seemanchal Express Derailed

Nine coaches of Seemanchal Express were derailed yesterday!

Amazing Andaman Islands

Andaman Islands are a perfect getaway for hustle of city life.

Topmost Tourist Spots

These were the most traveled places in 2018!

Longest Railroad of India

This recently inaugurated bridge is the pride of the nation.

Travel Classes

Indian Railways provide number of classes to travel in trains!

Symbolic Kedarnath

Kedarnath-where beauty converges with the spirituality!

Mysterious Railway Stations

These Railway stations of West Bengal are most mysterious ones!

Steam Engines back on Track

Soon you will see steam engines running full to its capacity!

Kalka Shimla Vistadome Coach

New Vistadome coach on Kalka-Shimla line is what we call total picturesque!

Indian Railway Rules

These rules will help you travel hassle free in trains!

Highest Railway Line

This Railway line in India will be highest in the world!

World Class Station

Habibganj will soon be a world class station.

Top Double Decker Trains

Amazing Double Decker Trains in India!

Top Clean Stations

Lets see which are the most clean railway stations.

Historic Trains of India

Some of these trains are more than 100 Years Old!

Smart Coaches Introduced

Soon you will see coaches that are smart and has enhanced features!

Dynamic Fare Reduced

Soon flexi-fare scheme will be waived off for premium trains!

Bollywood On Wheels

Trains are an integral part of Bollywood!

New Bihar Sampark Kranti

Bihar Sampark Kranti has a new style and color now!

Top Train Journeys

These rail routes are the best ones!

Indian Railway Luggage Rules

Everything you need to know about carrying luggage in trains.

Beautiful Borders to Behold

These International borders of India are worth a visit!

Extreme Railways

Here are some of the spine chilling railways you can't miss!

Mughalsarai has a new name

Mughal Sarai Railway station has been renamed after the RSS leader!

On Board Shopping

Now shop while you travel in Indian Railways!

Lord Rama on board

Soon you can trace the path of Lord Rama!

Swachh Railway Stations

Lets see which are top clean railway stations in India!

Your Ticket Search Ends Here

Now book train ticket on Trainman App

Border Crossing Trains

These trains cross international borders daily!

Trek to little Kashmir

Have you been to this hidden Kashmir of India yet?

Haunted Railway Stations

Do you know there are some railway stations that may scare you to the core!

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways

Have you seen anything beautiful than this yet?

Evolution of Railways

Railways have literally traveled time to provide with best of facilities!

Witness World Class trains Soon

Indian Railways will instigate world class high speed trains soon!

Stunning Bridges of India

How many of these beautiful bridges have you witnessed so far?

Konkan Railways A Visual Delight

A nostalgic journey through the Konkan Railways!

Railways under new Budget

What is Budget 2018 offering to Railways?

Foggy journey comes to a halt

Number of trains are cancelled and diverted due to heavy fog!

What are Anubhuti Coaches

Railways is all set to roll out new anubhuti coaches with aircraft like facilities!

What is Operation Swarn

Know about Operation Swarn and revamping work on premium trains

Jan Ahar Cafeteria

Do you know there are places where you get meal in Rs 45?

Pollution Free Railways Myth or Truth

Is there any initiative taken by railways to curb pollution?

Time Table Changes

Over 500 trains got speed in this year schedule change

Ghost Celebrations Halloween

Do you know the significance of Halloween?

Five countries that celebrate Diwali other than India

Do you know there are other countries that celebrate Diwali just like we do in India!

Rituals of Navratra

Some call it Durga Pooja, others Navratra while for some it is Dasara!

Types of Train Travelers

How many of these species have you encountered?

Deadliest Train Accidents

Worst train accidents happened around the world.

Trains cancelled due to flood

Flood have taken over many regions of Bihar and Nepal!

Food Optional in Premium Trains

Meal has been made optional in some of the premium trains wef August 01, 2017

Monsoon Diaries

Planning to stay back home this monsoon?

Best Eid Destinations

Explore these places during Eid-ul-Fitr this year!

Best Station Food

Do you also crave for good food or tea at stations while travelling?

All about Tejas trains

Know about the launch of high speed luxurious train Tejas!

Lights Camera Action!

Who according to you are best reel-life mothers of bollywood?

Beat The Heat

10 cool hacks to beat hot summer season!

Luxury Trains in India

Do you know there are train rides in India that could cost you a fortune!

Vikalp for waitlisted ticket

Now waitlisted passengers need not worry as there's Vikalp for you!

Creativity at its best

Creativity has no limits and these two young men prove the same!

Railways food menu and tariff

Do you know what meals are you entitled for when you book a train ticket? Click to know more!

Bullock Cart to Bullet Trains

India has come a long way and the recent developments towards this project confirms its growth metrics.

Trainman crosses One Million App Downloads

Trainman is heartfelt thankful to its users!

Automatic door lock in Rajdhani Trains

Railways will introduce automatic door system in trains soon

Green signal to Andaman Railway Line!

This is Railway's first train on Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Why are stones lying alongside tracks??

Have you ever wondered why are there tones of small stones on railway tracks!

Monetisation of Railway Assets

Railways will soon sell advertisement rights for trains and stations to brands

Train Captain introduced

Railways have introduced train captain to look after all issues of passengers while on board!

Travel by flight at the cost of train ticket

Airline's three month sale is starting tomorrow

Ajmer Sealdah express derailed near Kanpur

Ajmer Sealdah express derailed in early morning at Rura which is 50kms from Kanpur

Trains delayed and cancelled due to fog

Fog continues its nuisance creating train delays and cancellations

Ticket Insurance amount waived off

Indian Railways have waived off optional insurance cover while booking tickets online

Aadhaar Card mandatory for senior citizens

Aadhaar card has been mandated to avail senior citizen concession for railway tickets

Best Winter Destinations in India

Visit these picturesque destinations this winter to heat things up!

No service charge for IRCTC ticket booking

Railways have waived off service charges on the tickets booked online through IRCTC

Accident victims to get aid in exchanging old notes

Various temporary counters have been set up by the banks to help accident victims

Refund amount limited to Rs 5000

Refund amount has further decreased as the banned currency acceptance increases till November 24

No Cash refund on ticket cancellation

Refund amount of Rs.10,000 or more will NOT be given as cash on ticket cancellations

Yeh Diwali Swachta Wali

Lets observe a clean and pollution free Diwali this time!

Humsafar Tejas Uday Antyodaya Trains

Indian railways introduces new trains for every class of people!

Train Awards by Trainman

Here we present awards and accolades to our Indian Railways for its public services.

Yatri gets help by Mitras at the Stations

Passengers to get battery operated cars and wheelchairs at major railway stations soon.

Free Wi-Fi at Railway Stations

Free Wi-Fi services will be provided to passengers in 400 railway stations across the country

Fare hiked for Rajdhani-Shatabdi trains

Travelling by premium trains such as Rajdhani and Shatabdi just got more expensive.

Break Journey and Circular Journey

"A penny saved is a penny earned." Speaking of which do you know that circular journey can help you save two-third of total trip cost?

Train Derailed in Kerala

Thirteen coaches of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore express derailed in Kerala near Karukutty station

Fastest Trains in the world

While a new era of supersonic airplanes remains a concept, bullet trains are a reality around the world and they're getting faster.

Ramnagar - A walk through nature

Planning a trip coming long weekend? Here is a serene getaway for you

Delhi to Mumbai in 13 hours by Talgo

Spanish train Talgo to break all speed barriers in final trial run from Delhi to Mumbai

Types of Berth in Train

Have you ever hoped for a lower berth while travelling in a long distance train?

IRCTC Lounge at New Delhi Station

The new IRCTC lounge at New Delhi railway station beats even the ones at the airports

Indian Railways Helpline Services

Helpline numbers, mobile apps, twitter handles which may come in handy while travelling in trains

Waitlisted ticket NOT coming to an end

Indian Railways will no longer issue waiting list train ticket! Really ??? Well, heave a sigh of relief as this news is completely baseless.

Improvements in Indian Railways

Measures taken by our Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu to bring the mammoth Indian Railways on the right track

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