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Myths and Facts about the Nagpur Diamond Crossing

Myths and Facts about the Nagpur Diamond Crossing

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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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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Why Are Indian Railways Trains So Slow?

Why Are Indian Railways Trains So Slow?

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 century ...

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The IRCTC Windows Mobile Ticket Booking Application

The IRCTC Windows Mobile Ticket Booking Application

The largest e-commerce entity in India, our very own Indian Internet superstar celebrity, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation infamously known as IRCTC which lets you book/reserve tickets for trains of the Indian Railways has finally released an official mobile ...

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