New high-speed trains carry 460,000 passengers on Beijing-Shanghai line in first month


BEIJING, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The new high-speed trains, Fuxing, carried 460,000 passengers between Beijing and Shanghai in their first full month of operations at maximum speed, Beijing railway bureau said Saturday. On Sept. 21, China increased the maximum speed of Fuxing trains on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour. Fuxing trains are also used on Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway and Beijing-Tianjin intercity rail, but they are allowed to run at 300 kph only for the time being. Fuxing trains on the Beijing-Guangzhou line reached 100 percent capacity, with 420,000 passengers carried. The Fuxing, literally meaning Rejuvenation, became the

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Bidar-Mumbai CST Express Flagged Off from Bidar
April 27, 2017

Bidar got new train connectivity to Mumbai, with the introduction of a new train service i.e., Train No. 22144 / 22143 Bidar – Mumbai CST Express from today i.e., 26th April, 2017. The inaugural service of the new train was flagged off by Shri Bhagwant Khuba, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Bidar at a function held at Bidar Railway Station.

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Indian Railways To Start Double Decker Overnight AC Service Train In July
April 25, 2017

Fare of Uday express will be lower than that of 3-tier AC in regular express trains. (Representational) NEW DELHI: Initiating its new ambitious project, the Indian Railways are going to launch the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express in July this year. Uday Express, special class service trains will run overnight, sticking to

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Indian Railways launches train with a glass ceiling!
April 20, 2017

Now, make the best of the scenic view from Visakhapatnam to Araku valley hill station by travelling in this swanky new train. Aiming to provide a delightful travelling experience to the picturesque Araku valley in Visakhapatnam, the Railways on Sunday introduced a see-through Vistadome coach on its Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger

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Minister of Railways Flagged off / Inaugurated Various Train Services
March 31, 2017

Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off/inaugurated the following new trains/extension of trains through Video Conferencing from here today i.e. 31st March, 2017. 1.      Train No 56927/56928 Hubballi - Chickbenkal- Hubballi Fast Passenger 2.      Train No 55371/55372, 55373/55374 and 55375/55376 Pilibhit -

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What happened to Coimbatore-Bengaluru train announced by railway minister?
March 29, 2017

CHENNAI: Southern Railway yet to deliver on railway minister Suresh Prabhu's public announcement of a direct train between Coimbatore and Bangalore, which was to hit the tracks by Diwali last year. It has been more than four months and the proposal is lying in cold storage due to indecision of officers in the headquarters of Southern Railway

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March 29, 2017

Railway has decided to introduce Train No. 22679/22680, Yesvantpur-Hassan-Yesvantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express. The inaugural special will be flagged off by Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Shri H.D. Devegowda, Hon’ble MP& Former Prime Minister, Shri Siddarmaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka

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