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The Great Indian High Speed Rail Dream – Part 3

Despite its obvious advantages with regards to speed, capacity and environmental benefits, the general public seem to have many apprehensions when it comes to implementing high speed rail projects in India. Of course, there are a lot many people opposed ...

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How Indian Railways fell behind the rest of the World

Dirty Train Coach Southern Railway

Southern Railway’s Salem – Erode section, part of the Jolarpettai – Coimbatore mainline is a relatively straight line resting on particularly solid terrain and is one of South India’s “highest speed” stretches. It was built by the British Great Southern ...

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What are High-Speed Railways or Bullet Trains?

The Japanese "Bullet Train" roars past with Mout Fuji in the backdrop

If transportation technology were to be equated to Indian cinema, High-Speed trains are its Rajinikanth. High-Speed Railways are often viewed as the epitome of infrastructure development of a region or nation, showpieces of advancement and rank high up there when it ...

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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 of very diverse, different and independent entities. While India was formed out of a union of hundreds of British presidencies, ...

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