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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…

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Myths and Facts about the Nagpur Diamond Crossing

The Nagpur Diamond Crossing junction is not at the mid point of India but only a crossing between the main line and a yard line.

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The Problem with Indian Trains looking like Dinosaurs

“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…

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What are EMU Trainsets?

IN his maiden railway budget on Feb 26 2015, the Railway Minister Sri Suresh Prabhu announced the following: “With a view to providing superior riding experience and about 20% savings…

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Why weren’t any new trains announced in the 2015-16 Railway Budget?

No new trains were announced in the Railway Budget of 2016-17 also, for reasons the same as what is given in the post below. Railway budgets should stop being goodies…

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AC Electric Locomotives Roster: The WAM Series!

After Indian Railways switched over to 25kV alternating current traction all over its network rendering DC traction and DC (and AC/DC) locomotives obsolete, AC electric locomotives are currently the reigning…

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Where is My Train? How to Find Your Train’s Location

“Where (the hell) am I?” is not a question repeatedly asked by just puny humans contemplating their place in the vastness of the Universe, but as  frequently also among people…

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The Electric Locomotive Roster: DC & AC/DC Electrics

People in India think of electric trains as a new, modern invention. However, that is not so. Trains on electric traction have been running in India from as early as…

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Why Are Indian Railways Trains So Slow?

Indian Railways trains seem to be slow not because their absolute (top) speeds are low but because of inadequate infrastructure to run trains.

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Removal of 160+ Train Stoppages in Kerala and More

UPDATE: Removal of all temporary stoppages have been put on hold. A good example that shows how Kerala and its hallowed population of Malayalees are dedicated to the ideals of socialism…

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