October 21, 2018

    How to Book General Train Tickets Using the UTS App

    A step-by-step guide on how to buy unreserved/general train tickets on the Indian Railways network using the UTS mobile app.
    May 28, 2018

    Kerala has the Worst Railway Infrastructure in India

    In the past few years, the Indian Railways has really improved in the way it operates and services passengers. These…
    January 12, 2018

    Running Profitable Trains Might Solve Indian Railways’ Financial Crisis?

    A lot of bandwidth of all kinds is spent these days on wailing and whining about how the railways are…
    October 9, 2017

    What is the Indian Railways’ Real Problem?

    From delays and technical glitches to fatal crashes and stampedes, the Indian Railways problems seem to be never ending with…
    September 3, 2016

    Electric Locomotive Roster: The WAP Series!

    The first electric locomotives in India were dedicated goods (WDG) and passenger (WCP) DC traction locomotives introduced by the British…
    April 12, 2016

    A Conceptual Dream For a Real Bangalore Metro Network

    A concept plan for a Bangalore Metro rail network spanning the whole city and outskirts with 16 lines spanning 750…
    July 15, 2015

    The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream

    Dreaming about high speed railway in India.
    April 29, 2015

    What are EMU Trainsets?

    IN his maiden railway budget on Feb 26 2015, the Railway Minister Sri Suresh Prabhu announced the following: “With a…
    November 30, 2014

    A Dream for a Suburban Railway Network for Bengaluru – Namma Rail(u)!

    In the past two decades, Bangalore has witnessed growth of epic proportions that now only looks frightening and dangerous, almost…
    June 6, 2014

    What are High-Speed Railways or Bullet Trains?

    What the high tech wonders that are high speed railways or bullet trains can be beneficial in the indian context

    Public Transit

      January 22, 2019

      The Complexities of Building Metro Railway Systems

      Planning and constructing an urban mass transit project is an incredibly complex process that spans countries and many years.
      October 23, 2016

      A Plan for an “Airport Express” Suburban Railway System to the Bangalore Airport

      The new Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has since its inception been the butt of jokes owing to its location.…
      May 6, 2016

      Riding the Bangalore “Namma” Metro Purple Line

      Bangalore’s Namma Metro system has just grown up with the opening of the entire stretch of the east-west Purple line…
      April 12, 2016

      A Conceptual Dream For a Real Bangalore Metro Network

      A concept plan for a Bangalore Metro rail network spanning the whole city and outskirts with 16 lines spanning 750…
      January 18, 2015

      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…

      History and Heritage

        July 21, 2014

        How Indian Railways fell behind the rest of the World

        Southern Railway’s Salem – Erode section, part of the Jolarpettai – Coimbatore mainline is a relatively straight line resting on…
        August 15, 2013

        Indian Railways’ History – The Decades Since 1947

        Being the lifeline of the nation and tightly integrated into its sensibilities and closely following the pulse of the nation, the state…
        August 6, 2013

        Indian Railways History – The Greatest Projects

        The general history of the Indian Railways after independence might seem mostly been bland, generally indifferent and unexciting thanks to…
        August 1, 2013

        Indian Railways’ Post Independence History

        The Indian Railways and the Republic of India were both born out of the merger and amalgamation of a number…
        July 30, 2013

        India Railway History – At Independence

        The history of the railways in India in the early 20th century and their conditions at the time of independence…
        July 22, 2013

        Railways of the British Raj: Romance and Reality

        “History is written by the victor!” said Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest India-hating British statesmen ever. Much of…
        July 19, 2013

        How (Prestigious) Trains Ran in British India

        The Railways were a way of life during the days of the British Raj and the glorious history of the…
        July 6, 2013

        Indian Railways Pre-Independence History

        Those two hundred years the British ruled India were also the most important years in world history, the period when the…

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