Outrage All You Want, But Indian Railways Did A Terrific Job In The Lockdown

I take a look at how the Indian Railways did a wonderful job ensuring that the country had food and fuel during the lockdown, and why the outrage over diverted trains is... Read more »

4 Lakh New Berths A Day? Not Really.

IR officials claim they will add 4 lakh berths a day in existing trains. Are they really going to? Read more »

10 Key Policy and Infra Issues for the New Railway Minister

Several key issues on Policy and Infra that continue to bog down IR are likely to be on the new railway minister's plate. Read more »

Signal Failure on Eastern Railway delays 40 local train services on Sealdah division for 3 hours

Six pairs of local trains were cancelled and 40 local train services were delayed due to a signal failure on all four lines at Shyamnagar since 07:24 hrs on Friday Read more »

IR’s Blossoming Affair with Holiday Special Trains

A look at how IR has changed and is now trying to tap increased passenger traffic in peak seasons with more holiday special trains Read more »

Fact Check: Claim by Deccan Herald Article on Electrification is Wrong. It was 4,087 km, not 4.087 km!

It is one of several dubious claims made in a piece by Deccan Herald on the performance of the Railway Ministry under the current govt Read more »

When IR gives you lemons, make a lemonade

This isn’t the first time that such innovation by catering staff, contracted or railway employee, has been noticed. Read more »

On IR’s Social Media Royal Fumble

IR's social media team sometimes overspeeds Read more »