Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR)

  • NFR sees increase in average speed of goods and freight trains
    Maligaon, September 14 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has managed to increase the average speed of goods trains after amping up maintenance works during the lockdown period. According to a press release from the NFR’s Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan Chanda, the monthly average speed of goods trains up to September 13, increased from 27.21 kmph to 47.83 kmph over the same period of last year, with an increase of more than 75 percent.  The average s
  • RPF seize contraband
    Maligaon, August 19 (MExN): The Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have recovered several consignments of contraband items in the month of August. NFR CPRO Subhanan Chanda informed on Wednesday that these items were recovered during regular checks and special drives at stations and trains in the NFR area. On August 14, during a regular checking of the Guwahati station, Asst Sub Inspector L K Roy along with staff of RPF Post and GRP officials
  • RPF personnel arrest 7 for various crimes
    Maligaon, August 7 (MExN): Railway Protection Force personnel of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) arrested several persons involved in various illegal activities in railway premises, NFR spokesperson Subhanan Chanda informed on Friday.  According to the official, on the night of August 6-7, RPF personnel from the RPF Post, New Tinsukia conducted an “ambush check” at New Tinsukia station yard and detected extraction of HSD oil from a stabled engine in the yard. T
  • NFR produces PPE gowns, face masks and sanitizers
    Maligaon, June 27 (MExN): In Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) area, 99838 reusable face covers or masks were produced for distribution. 2120 litres of hand sanitizer were also produced for use by on-duty officials.   Similarly, 4924 PPE kits were produced at different workshops of NFR for use by its frontline staff, according to a press release from NFR CPRO Subhanan Chanda.   These figures are in addition to the N95 face masks and sanitizers procured from market
  • 5.85 lakh free meals provided till June 14:NFR
    Guwahati, June 15 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has provided a total of 585402 meals to passengers of various Shramik Special trains from May 7 to June 14, an official release informed.  After the Shramik Special trains arrival at NFR’s jurisdiction, it ensured that all the passengers also get sufficient food and drinking water for their onward journey towards various locations in NE states, stated the release issued by NFR’s Chief Public Relations
  • NFR unloads more than 1300 rakes essentials during lockdown 
    To maintain supply of essential and other commodities in its jurisdiction   Guwahati, June 2 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has already operated more than 1300 inbound freight trains during the lockdown period from March 25 to May 31, an official release informed.    Goods like FCI rice, Sugar, Salt, Edible oil, Food grains, Fodder, Pulses, Fertilizer, Cement, Coal, Stone chips, Iron/Steal, Potato, Onion, Auto, Container etc were being transport
  • Railways to run 15 trains from May 12 with AC coaches, limited stops
    In the initial phase, the 15 pairs of trains will run as special AC trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi. (NFR File Photo)   New Delhi, May 10 (IANS): The Indian Railways on Sunday announced that it is planning to gradually restart special AC passenger train operations from Tuesday with 15 trains,
  • NFR to run parcel trains between Guwahati and Dibrugarh
    Guwahati, April 28 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway will be operating Parcel Express trains as per fixed time tables towards Dibrugarh from Guwahati on April 29 and 30 to ensure transportation of essential goods in small quantities, a statement from NFR’s Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan Chanda stated.  Parcel express train towards Dibrugarh will leave from Guwahati at 9:20 am on April 29 with adequate stoppage time at Jagiroad, Chaparmukh, Hojai, Lumding Jn, D
  • Special trains ferry passengers from Guwahati to Dimapur
    The Northeast Frontier Railway Headquarter at Maligaon, Guwahati.  (Photo Courtesy: @RailNf /Twitter)     Dimapur, December 14 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) operated two special trains from Guwahati to Dimapur to ferry passengers stranded in Guwahati and other railway stations of Assam due to short-termination and cancellation of many trains as a result of prevailing law and order situation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.