Author Archives: theevandi

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 little respite despite the powers that are assuring us otherwise with regular regularity, awarding it epithets of “creaking”, “accident prone”, ...

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New Trains to Singrauli

Singrauli SGRL is a town in Madhya Pradesh with a railway station on the Katni-Garhwa Road line managed by the Dhanbad Division of the East Central Railway (ECR). The station had been recently developed as a terminal. Now, two trains have ...

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Summer Special Trains 2017 Through Maharashtra

Here is the list of summer holiday special trains through Maharashtra (excluding those through Konkan Railway) to be run during the months of April, May, and June 2017. Listed here are trains running through Maharashtra, and also those connecting Mumbai and ...

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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. But when Indian Railways switched to AC traction post-independence, we did away with specialized locomotives for passenger operations and handed ...

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