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 »

Boost to Nagpur Station Redevelopment: Heritage Committee Clears Plan

Nagpur station redevelopment project has moved one step further with the approval of IRSDC's plan by the Nagpur Heritage Committee 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 »

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 »