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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…

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All About Indian Railways

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…

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Locomotives

Electric Freight Locomotives of India: The WAG Series

Comprehensive listing of all AC electric goods locomotives (WAG series) of Indian Railways with specifications, statistics, history, etc.

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Locomotives

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…

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Train Stories

The Story of the Legendary Big Four of the South

This is the story of some of the most illustrious, famous, prestigious¬†and unique trains running on the Indian Railways’ network.…

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Locomotives

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…

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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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Know How & Facts

How Diesel and Electric Locomotives Work

Locomotives (popularly called train “engines”) are the heart and soul of the Railway system. Locomotives give life to coaches and…

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All About Indian Railways

Locomotives of the Indian Railways!

Someone has said that the steam locomotive is the closest to a living thing among all that Man has ever…

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Train Stories

The Legend of the Island Express Fail. Part 2

As said in Part 1 (Recommended reading), The Island Express was only the second express train to run from South…

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