Opinions and Ideas

The Talgo Trials

Three score and nine years ago, our forefathers brought forth upon this continent, a new system of railways, conceived in socialism, and dedicated to the proposition that all trains are created equal. Since then, all trains had indeed been equal: ...

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Suggestions for Indian Railway Budget 2016-17

Ministry of Railways, India, has asked the public to submit their ideas and suggestions to be included in the Indian Railway Budget for 2016-17. Here are some suggestions that can be implemented. You can also give your suggestions to be ...

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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 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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