Tag Archives: Indian Railways

The Incredible Konkan Railway Story

The Konkan Railway is an epic undertaking unparalleled in the history of India, undoubtedly the most expansive and biggest infrastructure project the country has undertaken (and completed) since independence. The Konkan Railway effectively connected the western coast of India with ...

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Indian Railways History – At Independence

Though railways had already existed in India for a Hundred years before Independence, the real history of the “Indian Railways” as a single entity starts with Indian independence from British rule in 1947. The railways of the British Raj were not one ...

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How (Prestigious) Trains Ran in British India

The Railways were a way of life during the days of the British Raj and the glorious history of the Indian Railways is handed down from there. Being sure that they would probably govern India forever, British-Indian Railway companies in ...

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The Indian Railway Story!

If there is anything else as complex, vast, deep, huge, humongous, intricate, perplexing, confusing and complicated as the Indian Railways, that would be the mind of a woman. Sure, the enterprise is no shining example of Swiss clockwork precision, Japanese ...

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IRCTC Mobile Website for Railway Ticket Booking!

IRCTC has finally launched a website designed for mobile phones where people can book railway tickets (yes, including Tatkal tickets)  for Indian Railways‘ trains from their internet-connected mobile phones, using a browser. IRCTC’s website had forever changed the way Indians book ...

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