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Indian Railways all set to trial run first Solar-powered train in Jodhpur

Solar powered train in Jodhpur, India
Indian Railways in its bid to become more environment-friendly is all set to try its first train that would run on Solar energy. The first of its kind trial is to be conducted in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The Solar panel powered train is an experiment...

Google RailTel free Wi-Fi services reach 9 new railway stations in India

Google in association with RailTel announced free Wi-Fi services across nine railway stations in India. The new stations where Wi-Fi has been introduced are Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Ranchi, Raipur, Ernakulam (Kochi), Pune and Kacheguda (Hyderabad). The search giant also said that the service...

Ministry of Railways seal the deal with ISRO to modernize railway system

The Ministry of Railways and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement the effective use of space technology in remote sensing and Graphic Information System (GIS) based Governance application in Railways on March 17 as a follow-up...

Railway Ministry launches Clean My Coach service: Everything you want to know

To promote Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat campaign, the Railway Ministry has launched 'Clean My Coach' service, which was announced by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in his 2016-17 budget speech. Aimed to ensure a high level of cleanliness in trains, the passengers can alert the...

IRCTC introduces new booking rules, restricts users to book only 6 e-ticket per month

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has replaced existing rules and has brought about some new changes in online ticket booking system so that misuse can be prevented. IRCTC has announced new checks as well as limits on booking i-Ticket and e-Ticket through...

Google and RailTel starts free Wi-Fi service at Mumbai Central, to reach 100 railway stations by end of 2016

free Wi-Fi service at Mumbai Central
Google in collaboration with Railtel launched the first public wireless Internet service at the Mumbai Central railway station in India. The service makes use of Railwire fiber network and will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection on a smartphone....

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai to visit India later this month

Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai to visit India
Indian-origin CEOs of the two global tech companies – Microsoft and Google will be visiting India later this month. While Sundar Pichai is on an official visit, Satya Nadella will be on a personal visit to meet his parents at Hyderabad. According to sources, Satya...

Google to offer free Wi-Fi across 400 Indian Railways stations to support PM Modi’s Digital India initiative

As a consequence of Modi’s visit to Google’s headquarters, Google promises to offer free Wi-Fi to as many as 400 Indian railways stations by the impending year and seems to stand in full support to Modi’s campaign, ‘Digital India’. Modi, during his visit there was...

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