Economics

Opinions and Ideas

The Economics of Private Railway Services in India

We look at how railway economics work and what would likely be the fares on Indian private trains.

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Opinions and Ideas

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…

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High Speed Rail

On the Financials of the Indian High Speed Rail Project

The most questions everyone seems to have about the Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Rail line project seems to be…

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High Speed Rail

How High Speed Rail can transform India

Despite its obvious advantages with regards to speed, capacity and environmental benefits, the general public seem to have many apprehensions…

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Know How & Facts

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…

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History and Heritage

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…

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Railway Budget, Fares etc

Indian Railways Fare Hike Effective From June 25 2014

Train┬átravel in India just got costlier. The Indian Railways have announced a hike (increase) in all passenger ticket prices and…

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