#IndianRailways

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Daniel Craig has been acting as James Bond since 2006 (Photo Credits: Twitter/@007)

  • Skyfall, the highest grossing film of the James Bond series, was supposed to shoot some scenes in India
  • A variety of factors including a number of conditions by the Railway Ministry of India, made the producers drop the idea
  • Among the conditions was requiring 007 to sign up as a brand ambassador for the Indian Railways

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The railways so far has delivered around 1,125 tonnes of LMO in 76 tankers to various states. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Two trains, carrying liquid mdical oxygen (LMO), will be delivered to Delhi by Tuesday morning
  • 120 tonnes of LMO with six tankers will be arriving from Durgapur in West Bengal
  • 85 tonnes in four tankers will be dlivered to the capital from Hapa in Gujarat

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chairman Railway Board Suneet Sharma said that the train, with four tankers, will reach Delhi by Monday night. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • First Oxygen Express train for Delhi to be made
  • It would carry 70 tonnes of life-saving gas
  • It would depart from Jindal Steel Works plant in Raigarh on Sunday night

.Vangani, Maharashtra, India
Railway pointsman Mayur Shelke is being praised across all social media platforms for his bravery. (Photo Credit: Twitter screengrab)

  • The incident took place at Vangani railway station on Saturday
  • Railway pointsman Mayur Shelke rescued the child within seconds
  • Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared the video and hailed Shelke on Twitter 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian army made available its rolling stocks for the transportation of trucks carrying liquid medical oxygen (Source: PTI)

  • Indian Army is supporting the Railways in the transportation of liquid oxygen 
  • Indian Railways railways is transporting medical oxygen to meet the high demand 
  • India has reported over 2.73 lakh fresh coronavirus cases on Monday

'Oxygen Express Train' being used through green corridors to trasnport Liquid Medical Oxygen. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Empty tankers from Mumbai will be filled at Vizag, Jamshedpur, Rourkela and Bokaro 
  • Green corridors will be used to get oxygen in bulk and rapidly to patients
  • India recorded 2,61,500 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Passengers will not be allowed to charge their electronic devices onboard trains at night as a precautionary measure against the spread of fire. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Passengers will not be allowed to charge electronic devices between 11 pm and 5 am
  • Western Railway has started implementing this from March 16 by cutting off supply to these charging ports
  • This comes after recent incidents of fire reported in some trains

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Trains parked at Guwahati Railway station, as Indian Railways begins operation of 80 special trains during Unlock 4, in Guwahati. (PTI File Photo)

  • The Indian Railways transported 43 lakh migrant labourers during the COVID-19 lockdown
  • It also made over 200 coaches to be used as healthcare centres
  • BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav said Railways has changed into a dynamic development-oriented organisation

.Kansrao, Uttarakhand, India
The incident took place around 12.20 pm on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • The fire was caused due to a short circuit
  • There were reportedly 30 passengers in the coach when the fire broke out
  • The fire has since been brought under control