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 »

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 »

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 »

150 years of Bombay – Calcutta connection: The Alfred Viaduct

This is Part II in a series on the region where the Bombay Calcutta rail connection was first completed 150 years ago Read more »