Kosi Mahasetu: A Challenging Project On The Ever Shifting Kosi River. History and Project Timeline

A look at how an ever shifting river made the Kosi Mahasetu a challenging project and a timeline of construction. Read more »

How Indian Railways’ Organizational Restructuring Was In The Making For Decades

The recommendation for a unified service to curb departmentalism in the Indian Railways came as long ago as 1994. A look at recommendations of various committees over the years Read more »

Railway Board Revamp: Structure Defined, Responsibilities Allocated. See Details

A look at the new structure of the Indian Railways top executive body Railway Board and the responsibilities of its members Read more »
Train Departing Chiplun Station

Zero Base Timetable: What Indian Railways’ Big Train Timings Revamp Could Mean For You

A look at what is known so far on the planned new Zero Based Timetable in the works by Indian Railways and potential benefits, downsides and more Read more »

Indian Railways on 15th August 1947: Freedom Brought With It New Challenges

Freedom and the partition of India created a fresh set of challenges for the new Indian Railways as it struggled to cope with a huge population shift and disruptions Read more »

Condemn 2,500 Diesels ASAP, Make Indian 10-12k hp Electric Locos by 2022: Ministry tells Railway Board

The railway ministry wants half the diesel loco fleet to be scrapped as soon as possible, and wants the railways to produce high horse power electric locos in India Read more »

Indian Railways Slams Brakes On Spending, Defers New Project Works

Indian Railways is about to cut back spending on non essential projects in a clear sign that the pandemic has hit the transporter hard over the past few months Read more »

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 »

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 »

IR Needs to Focus on Higher Internal Revenue Generation: CAG Report

Analysing the national transport behemoth’s numbers both bottom-up and top-down, the CAG concluded that Indian Railways (IR) could not have shown a surplus of earnings (of Rs 1,665.61 crore) over its expenses... Read more »