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 »

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 »