Push-Pull: Missing the Woods for the Trees?

The Indian Railways should pause a while and consider whether these may actually be the wrong class of trains which are being prioritized for this format Read more »

IR Needs to Focus on Higher Internal Revenue Generation: CAG Report

Analysing the national transport behemoth’s numbers both bottom-up and top-down, the CAG concluded that Indian Railways (IR) could not have shown a surplus of earnings (of Rs 1,665.61 crore) over its expenses... Read more »

IR employees take great efforts to save elephants from being hit

Alert railway employees do whatever it takes to save the lives of elephants being killed on rail tracks.This includes speed restrictions and honking by loco pilots. Read more »

Gandhiji’s Journey from Burdwan to Poona

Mahatma Gandhi, in his autobiography “My experiments with truth” dedicated one chapter to the ‘Woes of third-class passengers’. Read more »

Gandhiji’s Journeys by Third Class on Indian Railways

On the occasion of the Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary, Raghavendra Rao takes a look at Gandhi's experiences traveling in a third class coach on the Indian Railways Read more »

Monsoon Disruptions on Mumbai’s Ghat sections: The 4th Line Imperative

Derailments, boulder falling onto the tracks, landslides and flooding of ghat section tracks has caused disruptions. A look at the causes and solutions Read more »

Indian Railways Layoffs? Six reasons 3 lakh employees won’t be retired any time soon

Reports suggesting Indian Railways are planning to lay off three lakh employees may be alarmist. Here's why a quarter of IR's workforce will not be laid off 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 »

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 »

Colonial Era protocols and practices: the bane of Indian Railways

Pre-independence colonial-era customs followed by the British are still prevalent on IR which is hampering the behemoth’s progress. Read more »