Author Archives: theevandi

Indian Railway Budget 2016-17 – A Colorful Overview

The Railway Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu presented his second railway budget for the year 2016-17 in Parliament today. Definitely a reformative budget that focuses on revenue generation, facility improvement and innovation at the same time! However, what was really radical ...

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Suggestions for Indian Railway Budget 2016-17

Ministry of Railways, India, has asked the public to submit their ideas and suggestions to be included in the Indian Railway Budget for 2016-17. Here are some suggestions that can be implemented. You can also give your suggestions to be ...

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Busting Some Indian High Speed Railway Myths

Japanese Shinkansen Bullet Train passing in front of Mount Fuji. Yashimara, Shizuoka Prefecture.

Most people have zero knowledge and ideas about how trains and railways work and operate and have even more so no idea what High Speed Rail (HSR) is, other than a vague notion of ultra-luxurious, smooth and gleaming futuristic-looking trains, ...

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Myths and Facts about the Nagpur Diamond Crossing

About the Nagpur Diamond Crossing and the real facts about it. It is not to point where north, south, east and west of India meet.

A Diamond Crossing in railway terminology is the point where two railway lines cross (not necessarily at right angles, forming the shape of diamonds at the crossing point. They are extremely rare and the most famous one, the Diamond Crossing at Nagpur is a ...

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Sabarimala Specials 2015-16 For Andhra/Telangana

The Sabarimala pilgrimage season is the annual Hindu pilgrimage to the shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, falling in the months of November, December and January every year. Like every year, South Central Railway ...

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