All About Indian Railways

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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Removal of 160+ Train Stoppages in Kerala and More

UPDATE: Removal of all temporary stoppages have been put on hold until September 30 2014 while the Railways assesses revenue generated by these stoppages. And as per the Railway Budget speech presented by the Railway Minister, most of these stoppages ...

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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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The Curious Case of the Crumbling Coaches

Kochuveli - Bangalore Express Coach (bogie) that Crashed While Shunting at Trivandrum

It happened again! Southern Railway’s railway coaches allotted to the TVC (Trivandrum) division are falling apart on the slightest provocation, not unlike how an Indian hatchback car crumbles when it makes the slightest contact with an external stationary object. The latest ...

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Diesel Locomotive Roster – The WDP and WDG Series!

The WDG4 EMD Diesel Locomotive Engine of the Indian Railways

It took four decades after running around with the “mixed” WDM series that the Indian Railways finally thought that it would be a good idea to come out with separate dedicated specialized diesel locomotives (engines) for passenger and freight services. ...

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