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Google Doodle celebrates 160 years of India’s First Train Journey

Today’s (April 16, 2013) Google Doodle is India’s first passenger train. Google honors the milestone that India achieved 160 years back by driving its first passenger train in the history of Indian railways. Google India’s homepage shows a steam locomotive railway engine which forms the second letter of GOOGLE. Google building a tablet with ...Google adds PayPal support to ...Google Maps 8.0 for Android re...Google acquires communications... Exactly 160 year back, on April 16, 1853, the first Indian passenger train service was started between Bori Bunder in Bombay (now Mumbai) and Thane. The 34 km journey took 57 minutes...

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation likely to launch mobile app for commuters soon

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is planning to launch a full-fledged mobile app for its commuters around the capital. For the purpose, DMRC has issued a tender for which final date of submission is set to March 28. As per the corporation official, the application will provide various and almost all kind of information related to DMRC including fare between stations, nearest metro station, timings of last and first train at various stations, travel time, route information, metro map and parking availability on the station premises. If you’re new in the capital, the app will help you to find landmarks...

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India Railways set to implement a new system TCAS to prevent Train accidents

In order to provide accident-free travels and stop trains collision, Railway Board is all set to implement new security system Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) in the entire rail network in the country, including on trains in the city’s suburban rail network. Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) is an advanced, sophisticated and precised on-board train warning and collision prevention systems mostly popular in European countries. It prevents the breach of red signals and automatically brings a train to a halt if it comes within a certain proximity of another train on the same track. Also see: RailRadar : A...

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ID Card Necessary for All Railway Reservations from December 1, 2012 Onwards

NEW DELHI: In order to check the black-marketing of reserved train-tickets in India, now Indian railways has decided to make it mandatory for travelers to carry proof of identity in original during travel for all classes, with immediate effect from December 1, 2012 onwards. The rule will also apply onto persons purchasing card tickets from Railway ticket counters. For a group-ticket, ID proof of at least one person will be mandatory. Earlier, ID proof was mandatory only for passengers with e-Tickets, Tatkal Tickets and AC (Air-Conditioned) Tickets. Indian Railways has also planned to expand the types of valid Identity...

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RailRadar : A new Real-time Train Tracking System Developed by CRIS and RailYatri Team

Indian Railway’s technical wing CRIS (Centre for Railway Information Systems) in association with RailYatri team has developed a real time train tracking app called RailRadar, which enables passengers to know the location of the train on google map and visualize the running-train network in real-time. The RailRadar features a user friendly interface and one can easily know the running status of the train and the trains around a station by just entering the train number or name and station name or code respectively in the search box provided. Once your search is finished, you can zoom in the map...

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