Kosi Mahasetu: A Challenging Project On The Ever Shifting Kosi River. History and Project Timeline

A look at how an ever shifting river made the Kosi Mahasetu a challenging project and a timeline of construction. Read more »

How Indian Railways’ Organizational Restructuring Was In The Making For Decades

The recommendation for a unified service to curb departmentalism in the Indian Railways came as long ago as 1994. A look at recommendations of various committees over the years Read more »

March 2021: When the Mumbai-Chennai Railway Route Will Be Fully Doubled, Electrified

The long delayed Mumbai-Chennai doubling and electrification work is expected to finally complete by March 2021. See work status details and more inside Read more »

Indian Railways on 15th August 1947: Freedom Brought With It New Challenges

Freedom and the partition of India created a fresh set of challenges for the new Indian Railways as it struggled to cope with a huge population shift and disruptions Read more »

UPDATED: The Mercurial Pernem Tunnel: A Soft-soil Hurdle for Konkan Railway Engineers

The Pernem tunnel of Konkan Railway has a past replete with incidents thanks to the kind of soil it passes through, like four other tunnels on the line Read more »

How Floods in North Bihar Disrupted Rail Operations Over 120 Years – Part 1

A look back at how floods have regularly disrupted railway operations in North Bihar over the past 120 years Read more »

Akola-Khandwa Gauge Conversion: Mah CM Wants Rail Line Out of Melghat Sanctuary. See Maps, Details Why

Maharashtra CM has asked Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to divert the Akola-Khandwa railway line out of the Melghat sanctuary while going for gauge conversion Read more »

Bombay Calcutta Railway Link Completes 150 Years

The first railway link between Bombay (Mumbai) and Calcutta (Kolkata) was complete 150 years ago at Jubbulpore (Jabalpur). More on the day and details of the route here Read more »

Piyush Goyal inaugurates 3 projects on ER

Three projects on ER's Howrah, Sealdah and Malda divisions inaugurated. Read more »

Two-day block to strengthen Nagpur's diamond crossing

The diamond crossing at Nagpur was strengthened using concrete sleepers. Read more »