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This page is covered by all the essential facts related to Railway Current Affairs for those aspirants who are preparing for any Railway Competitive Examination. Railway Section conducts competitive exams like Civil Service Exam, Engineering Service Exam, and Combined Medical Service Examination for appointment of deserving candidate on the basis of their skills for various posts like Group ‘A’ and ‘B’, ‘C’ & ‘D’ including Station Masterm Ticket Collector, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice and others.  For qualifying such exams, students must be aware about the Railway Current Affairs 2017. Current affair is a vast section which contains an enormous amount of questions based on national as well as international importance.

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Railway Current Affairs

Railway Current Affairs Highlights:

  • IRCTC to install 1100 water vending machines at 450 stations
  • Railways to Induct 40000 Refurbished Coaches for Rs 8000 Cr:
  • Railway Minister inaugurated the first HR Roundtable Indian Railways:
  • Habibganj railway station turn out to be the first private railway station in India:
  • Habibganj Railway Station to become India’s first private railway station:
  • Indian Railways launched free Wi-Fi at 28 stations:
  • Railway Minister inducts free Wi-Fi facility at 28 Railway Stations:
  • Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras at over 900 stations under Nirbhaya fund:
  • Indian Railways will put in CCTV cameras at more than 900 railway stations under Nirbhaya Fund:
  • Railway minister inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 Railway Stations
  • Buy advanced equipment to run trains without IR Guard:
  • Union Cabinet endorsed cooperation between Indian and Japan on Railway Safety:
  • Double-decker AC trains will be on high-density routes:
  • Double-decker AC trains to be start on on high-density routes:
  • Railways, postal department join hands in parcel business
  • Railways pushing renewable energy to attain cost-efficiency: Prabhu
  • Railways float EoI for MAGLEV trains: Gohain
  • 69 railway coaches fitted with CCTVs on pilot basis
  • Government urges private sector to invest in rail infrastructure
  • Indian Railways project ‘Raftaar’ yields results
  • Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing
  • Railways to add 30,000 bio toilets this year: Minister

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Current Affairs Questions and Answers (Railways)

Railway Questions and Answers:

Q.1: Headquarters of North -Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR) is located at

  1. Calcutta
  2. Maligaon (Guwahati)
  3. Chennai
  4. Gorakhpur

Answer: 2

Q.2: North-Eastern frontier Railway (NEFR) established in which year ?

  1. 15th Jan, 1958
  2. 13th June, 1956
  3. 22nd Jan, 1959
  4. 14th August, 1962

Answer: 1

Q.3: In which of the following cities, the first sub-way train was started?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Delhi
  3. Calcutta
  4. Chennai

Answer: 3

Q.4: Recently who has inaugurated a two-day national level conference on disaster management?

  1. Venkaiah Naidu
  2. Narendra Singh Tomar
  3. Raj Nath Singh
  4. Thawar Chand Gehlot

Answer: 3

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Q.5: The headquarters of Northern Railway is at

  1. New Delhi
  2. Guwahati
  3. Gorakhpur
  4. Mumbai (V.T)

Answer: 1

Q.6: Which Railway Station to become India’s first private railway station?

  1. Habibganj Railway Station
  2. Srinagar Railway Station
  3. Dharamsala Railway Station
  4. Varanasi Railway Station

Answer: 1

Q.7: The headquarters of South-Central Railways is situated at

  1. Mumbai (V.T)
  2. Chennai
  3. Secundrabad
  4. Mumbai (Central)

Answer: 3

Q.8: In which state government to implement India’s first Rural LED street lighting project?

  1. Assam
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Telangana
  4. Uttarakhand

Answer: 2

Q.9: The headquarters of South Railways is situated at

  1. Calcutta
  2. Chennai
  3. Delhi
  4. Mumbai

Answer: 2

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Q.10: General Manger is responsible for which department?

  1. Railway Board
  2. Railway Ministry
  3. Both railway Board and Railway Ministry
  4. None of these

Answer: 1

Q.11: Shatabdi Express train introduced in which year?

  1. 1984
  2. 1988
  3. 1990
  4. 1985

Answer: 2

Q.12: On which day United Nation observes 2017 Russian Language Day?

  1. 8 June
  2. 7 June
  3. 6 June
  4. 5 June

Answer: 3

Q.13: First underground railway (Metro Railway) started in which year?

  1. 1982
  2. 1989
  3. 1984
  4. 1992

Answer: 3

Q.14: The railway station situated in the extreme south is

  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Kanyakumari
  • Trivandrum

Answer: 3

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Q.15: Narendra Modi government is planning to replace UGC and AICTE with

  1. HEERA
  2. IEERA
  3. ERA
  4. UCTE

Answer: 1

Q.16: At which of the following place Diesel Component Works is established?

  1. Jamshedpur
  2. Patiala
  3. Perambur
  4. Warangal

Answer: 2

Q.17: A platform surrounded by rail lines from all the four sides, is called

  • Dock platform
  • Passenger platform
  • Island platform
  • Goods platform

Answer: 3

Q.18: Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways?

  1. Central Railway
  2. Northern Railway
  3. Eastern Railway
  4. Western Railway

Answer: 3

Q.19: Indian Railways Nationalised in which year ?

  • 1952
  • 1950
  • 1951
  • 1954

Answer: 2

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Q.20: Railway Staff College is situated at which city?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Secundrabad
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Vadodara

Answer: 4

Q.21: Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Insttitue situated?

  1. Nasik
  2. Baroda
  3. Jamalpur
  4. Pune

Answer: 3

Q.22: Where are the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated?

  1. Lucknow
  2. Bangalore
  3. Agra
  4. Pune

Answer: 1

Q.23: In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established?

  1. 1953
  2. 1957
  3. 1956
  4. 1967

Answer: 2

Q.24: Who invented the railway engine?

  1. Pascal
  2. Isaac Newton
  3. James Watt
  4. George Stephenson

Answer: 4

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Q25: In which institution the training of electric work is being given?

  1. Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  2. Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering
  3. Railway Staff College
  4. Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering

Answer: 2

Q.26: Wing rails are provided

  1. Wing rails are provide
  2. near check rails
  3. near stock rails
  4. In crossing

Answer: 4

Q.27: Minimum gradient in station yards is generally limited to

  1. 1 in 1000
  2. 1 in 750
  3. 1 in 500
  4. zero

Answer: 4

Q.28: Where are the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated?

  1. Lucknow
  2. Bangalore
  3. Agra
  4. Pune

Answer: 1

Q.29: Railway Staff College is situated at

  1. Mumbai
  2. Secundrabad
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Vadodara

Answer: 4

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Q.30: Shatabdi Express train introduced in

  1. 1984
  2. 1988
  3. 1990
  4. 1985

Answer: 2

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Upkar Railway Recruitment Board Examination Khanna &V erma
Traffic Apprentice Editorial board Pratiyogita Darpan
Arthmatic R.S. Aggarwal
Quicker Reasoning Test Upkar publication
English Grammar Wren & martin
Railway Recruitment Board Exam Upkar Publication
Special class Railway Apprentice Upkar publication
Verbal & non verbal Book R.s Aggarwal
Railway Recruitment Board Examination Technical cadre Books Upkar Publication

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