Hubballi to get World’s Longest Platform And More In Major Remodelling Exercise

Hubballi to get the world's longest railway platform and an upgrade to signalling apart from several other improvements in a project costing 90 crore rupees Read more »

Indian Railways Pumped 1.46 Lakh Crores As Capex in FY19-20, Electrified 5,782 km of Route

Indian Railways has pumped in Rs. 1.46 lakh crores as capital expenditure in the financial year 2019-20, according to a statement by the ministry Read more »

Central Railway Braces For Mumbai Monsoons, Got Network Ready in Lockdown

Central Railway has geared up with monsoon preparations such has removal of muck, cleaning culverts and drains, trimming trees, scanning boulders etc Read more »

Cyclone Nisarga: Central Railway Reschedules Special Trains

Central Railway has rescheduled some special trains to prepare for Cyclone Nisarga that is likely to hit Mumbai today Read more »

Controlling Train Operations During A COVID-19 Pandemic

The Control Office is the nerve centre of train operations. During a pandemic, are viable disaster recovery plans and redundancy built into the system? Read more »

Various Zones Flag Off Special Train Services Today

Special train services were flagged off by several zones today, including Western Railway, Central Railway, South Western Railway and Northeast Frontier Railway Read more »

Some Memories of the Deccan Queen on its 90th Birthday

Brakehalt features some memories by Jatin Bhavsar on his travels by the legendary Deccan Queen on its 90th Birthday Read more »

SCR: Andhra Pradesh Restricts Intra-State Travel, Passengers Boarding and Alighting Within State To Get Ticket Refund

Due to restrictions imposed by the state, intra-state travel will not be allowed in Andhra Pradesh. As a result, no tickets will be allowed for travel within the state Read more »

Special Train Services To Start on 1st June, 1.45 Lakh Passengers to Travel on First Day

Over 1.45 lakh passengers to travel on the first day of starting of special trains from 1st June 2020. A total of 26 lakh passengers have been booked for the month of... 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 »