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 »

Non-Interlocked… and Stranded

We take a look at what is NI (Non Interlocking) Work, what goes on behind the scenes and why it is so important for Indian Railways 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 »

Manifesto Mania: What Congress & BJP Promise for Railways #LokSabha2019

We take a look at what the two largest political parties of India promise to do about the railway sector in India if they get elected. Read more »

The Rajdhani class of trains: A chronology from 1969

A chronology of important milestones for the legendary Rajdhani class of trains on Indian Railways Read more »

New Zones: The more things change, the more they remain the same

Will each state in India have its own railway zone going forward? Read more »

On IR’s Social Media Royal Fumble

IR's social media team sometimes overspeeds Read more »

Policy: An app a day keeps users away.

Is the Indian Railways’ overload of user-facing mobile apps driving away passengers? IR now has more than 50 mobile apps available for use by the public at large, according to a report... Read more »