How Floods in North Bihar Disrupted Rail Operations Over 120 Years – Part 1

A look back at how floods have regularly disrupted railway operations in North Bihar over the past 120 years Read more »

Bombay Calcutta Railway Link Completes 150 Years

The first railway link between Bombay (Mumbai) and Calcutta (Kolkata) was complete 150 years ago at Jubbulpore (Jabalpur). More on the day and details of the route here Read more »

CR: 95 Years of EMU Service on Central Railway

It was on 3.2.1925 the first EMU service with 4-cars was flagged off by Sir Leslie Wilson, the then Governor of Mumbai. The first service ran from the then Bombay VT... Read more »

Indian Railways Celebrates 95 Years of Electric Traction on 3rd February

The first EMU train with 4 coaches of cement flooring 10 feet wide stock was flagged off by the then Governor of Bombay Sir Leslie Wilson at 10:00 hours from pf-2. The... Read more »

SWR: WAM-4 Electric Locomotive Put on Display at Rail Soudha

Sujatha Singh, President SWRWWO today unveiled the statue of Kittur Rani Chennama at the entrance of Rail Soudha, B G Mallya, PCEE inaugurated the loco in the presence of Shri Ajay Kumar... Read more »

ECoR: Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani with Heritage Display Flagged Off

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express showcasing heritage and culture of Odisha from Bhubaneswar Railway station today Read more »

Diamond Jubilee of 25 KV electric traction on IR: how it all started

Sixty years of AC traction on Indian Railways completed. Durgapur to Mughalsarai, Asansol to Tatanagar, Kharagpur to Rourkela and Rajkharsawan to Dangoaposi sections were the first sections on 25kV AC. Read more »

CR: Kalyan Electric Loco Shed Celebrates 91st Anniversary

The premier Shed of Indian Railways has the proud distinction of being the First Electric Loco Shed under the then Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIPR). It was established on 28.11.1928. Read more »

WR: World Heritage Week Celebrations Commence with Release of Heritage Books

Heritage Week celebrations were kick-started with the inauguration of a two day Heritage Exhibition by the Chief Guest of the function, Shri A K Gupta – General Manager of W. Rly at... Read more »

50+ yrs old steam loco plinthed at Sahibganj stn

Steam loco,over 50 years old has been plinthed outside Sahibganj station. It weighs 161 tonnes. Read more »