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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Araku Vistadome to go for periodic overhaul, passengers fume

The Vistadome coach introduced on 58501/02 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul-Visakhapatnam in April 2017, will not be available on this train from May 1 to 31, 2019. Read more »

Relocate Food Stalls on Mumbai Suburban to the Station Entrance

Does Mumbai suburban need food stalls on each platform? Is it possible for IR to relocate stalls from platforms 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 »

IR’s confusing traction rolling stock policy

Where is IR heading with its assortment of locomotives and train configurations? Read more »

Rajdhani: A symbol of luxury, aspiration and awe

A symbol of luxury for some, aspiration for some others and awe for the general, public had finally arrived on the Indian Railways Read more »