Monthly Archives: July 2014

How Indian Railways fell behind the rest of the World

Dirty Train Coach Southern Railway

Southern Railway’s Salem – Erode section, part of the Jolarpettai – Coimbatore mainline is a relatively straight line resting on particularly solid terrain and is one of South India’s “highest speed” stretches. It was built by the British Great Southern ...

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Why Are Indian Railways Trains So Slow?

The Second Slowest Train in Kerala the Kanyakumari - Bangalore Island Express at Kottayam station

The Indian Railways is totally awesome when it comes to scale, coordination, operations and locomotives, no two doubts about that. But when it comes to speed, quality of service, aesthetics and looks, our railways are still stuck in the 19th ...

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