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 »

IR’s Future Roadmap – Part 2: Capacity Enhancement

In this part, we take a look at IR’s infrastructure enhancement plans in its roadmap for the future. Read more »

Prudent Financial Decisions: An Urgent Need for Indian Railways

IR has been consistently spending over 90 per cent of what it earned. This left little room for investing in capital expenditure Read more »

10 Key Policy and Infra Issues for the New Railway Minister

Several key issues on Policy and Infra that continue to bog down IR are likely to be on the new railway minister's plate. Read more »

Safety with a BIG S – Konkan Railway during the Monsoons

The 740 km long terrain that Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) runs trains on, sees one of the heaviest monsoon rains all over India. Safety is key to KRCL's operations. Read more »

IR to Run More Push-Pull Trains, Detailed Guidelines Issued

IR has decided to increase the number of trains that will run with the Push-Pull configuration. 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 »

166 Years of IR: How the Seeds Were Sown in 1831

the idea of constructing railways in India is older and dates back to the year 1831. And if it weren't for a stroke of bad luck, Kolkata, and not Mumbai, could well... 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 »

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 »