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Google shuts free train Wi-Fi program in India

Google on Monday announced that it was closing its Google Station program that is giving free Wi-Fi to train passengers in over 400 stations across India. Google says that the mobile data is now cheap in India and that its free Wi-Fi programme is neither needed nor viable for the company. The programme started in […]

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After outrage Indian Railways restores Kerala dishes on menu

When popular traditional Kerala dishes such as  pazhampori and illayada disappeared from the train menu last month and got replaced with north-Indian snacks like samosa and kachori, the people from the southern state did not take it lying down and voiced their strong disapproval on social media. “How can you remove pazhampori, it was my staple on the train journey,” wrote a […]

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Indian Railways fare hike effective from 1st January 2020

The new year will affect millions of rail commuters across India after the Indian Railways announced a fare hike across its network. An order issued on Tuesday said the hike would be effective from January 1, 2020, , but it excluded suburban trains. While suburban fares remain unchanged, ordinary non-AC, non-suburban fares hiked by 1 […]

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WATCH: Head-on train collision caught on camera, 12 injured

Twelve people were injured after two trains collided with each other near Hyderabad’s Kacheguda Railway Station on Monday morning. The injured were taken to the Osmania General Hospital. No deaths have been reported so far. The driver of one of the trains was trapped between the wreckage. He is being supplied with oxygen and on-the-spot […]

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Train 18: Vande Bharat Express Inaugural In A Week

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s first engineless train “Vande Bharat Express” on the 15th of February. The train previously dubbed as Train 18 was manufactured at the Integral coach factory (ICF), Chennai. It became India’s fastest train during the trial run touching a speed of 180 kilometers/hour on the section […]