Author Archives: theevandi

Onam Festival Special Trains to Kerala 2015

As every year, special train services have been announced by various zones of Indian Railways on the occasion of the Onam festival of 2015 between various parts of the country and Kerala. Here are the details of those trains. Thiruvonam ...

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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream – Part 2

Motion blur photo of high speed train running at full speed reflecting off the sunset

There are many reasons why India needs a network of very fast trains. This is not just because those gleaming, whizzing, shining marvels of technological wizardry are the most effective and efficient ways to move our large populations by cutting ...

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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream

The case for high speed railways in India

There are two things common to most countries which boast of high standards of living: their ease of travel and communication (there might be other things also, but these two factor are some kind of foundations, because be it the ...

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Ganpati Festival Special Trains 2015

NOTE: These are Ganpati Special Trains for 2015. FOR Ganpati Festival Special Trains for this year 2016 CLICK HERE Here are the special train services announced by Central Railway for the Ganapati Festival Season of Spetember 2015 in addition to ...

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The Problem with Indian Trains looking like Dinosaurs

A Dirty Coach of Southern Railway part of he KCVL - Bangalore Express

“Development” is a tricky word, especially when used in the context it is used in India nowadays. “Development” should ideally refer to “an improvement in way of life” or something like that supported by positive human quality of life indicators, ...

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What are EMU Trainsets?

What Are EMU Trainsets

IN his maiden railway budget on Feb 26 2015, the Railway Minister Sri Suresh Prabhu announced the following: “With a view to providing superior riding experience and about 20% savings in journey time, it is proposed to introduce a very ...

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Summer Special Trains 2015 – Southern Railway

Southern Railway has announced special trains to be run during the summer holiday season of 2015. These special trains will be run as and when demand is high, rather than according to a seasonal timetable. Here are the holiday special ...

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Summer Special Trains 2015 through Rajasthan

Indian Railways has announced summer holiday seasonal special trains that will be running though Rajasthan fore the months of April, May and June 2015. North Western Railway and Western Railway will be operating these special services. Here is a list ...

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Summer Special Trains 2015 for Maharashtra, Konkan

NOTE: These are Summer Special Trains for 2015. For 2016 Summer Special Trains for Maharashtra/Konkan, CLICK HERE Central Railway has announced special trains to be run during the summer holiday season of April, May and June 2015. The list here includes ...

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