Tag Archives: Public Transportation

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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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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Overhauling the Mumbai Suburban Railway System

The sad state of the Mumbai locals is well documented. With derailments, delays and cancelations almost every other day, the system is stretched beyond its limits and is in danger of breaking down completely. And now things have come to a head ...

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