The Tale of the Indian Rail… Cow

The Indian Railways is much like the cow Lalu Prasad Yadav claimed it to be; milked dry, worked to exhaustion and under-nourished Read more »

Some Memories of the Deccan Queen on its 90th Birthday

Brakehalt features some memories by Jatin Bhavsar on his travels by the legendary Deccan Queen on its 90th Birthday Read more »

The Old Fruit Vendor of Muniguda

She was selling pineapples, her bony hands barely managing to balance the basket and probably hurting from the weight of the fruits Read more »

Budget 2019-20 Speech: What the Finance Minister said on Railways

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget in the House, we take a look at her remarks on the railway sector Read more »

Mumbai – Nashik or Pune in 2 hours? Not anytime soon

Is a 2 hour Mumbai to Pune or Mumbai to Nashik run really possible with the current state of affairs on Central Railway? We take a look at what's involved Read more »