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भारतीय रेल की इ[...]

भारत वर्ष को जानने के लिए आपको भारतीय रेल से इस विशालकाय उपमहाद्वीप की यात्रा करनी ही पड़ेगी क्योंकि रेलवे ही इसकी आंतरिक सुंदरता का चित्र सबसे विशिष्ट ढ[...]

Indian Railway wants You to link your Aa[...]

Finally, something came out on which Aadhaar card is not mulled by Indian Government. After long withstanding on side of compulsory Aadhaar for a train ticket booking, finally Ministry of Railways has made Aadhaar optional for booking train tickets. However, it still wants to encourage passengers to enter Aadhaar number while bo[...]

Soon you will have an option to choose a[...]

How much more can railway charge for a journey? Well, you might be aware of luxury trains like Palace on wheels or the Maharaja Express for which railway charge a price that may seem out of proportion for majority of railway travelers in India but in return railway also provides an unmatched experience of hospitality. As these trains are meant only for tourism purpose on a precisely plan[...]

Throwing garbage on Railway tracks : Con[...]

No matter what railway is trying to curb throwing of garbage on railway tracks, but every measure is failing miserably as people are continuously polluting railway tracks with plastic bags. This problem is even more severe in metro cities due to extensive grooming of slum areas along the railway tracks.  Earlier railway has made brick walls to tackle with this problem but it seems that bri[...]

Indian railways train ticket cancellatio[...]

Daily more than two crore passengers choose Indian Railways to fulfil their commute needs and to make their commute easier. Indian Railways allow train ticket reservations in 120 days advance which means you can plan you trip 4 months before you can get on board. This gives flexibility to passengers to a extent in which anyone can initially plan their commute and if required in later stages can ca[...]

Indian Railways tastes bitter than ever

Catering on Indian Railways has grown up into a problem that seems like can never be resolved. Unhygienic and contaminated food had always made headlines for Indian Railways. From the common man to VVIP, every one has raised this problem but its seems quantity has superseded over quality. The latest data also suggests the same, as trend of increasing number of complaints year on year basis rais[...]

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Airlines will supersede Indian Railways [...]

A recent report by Ministry of Railways states a bitter truth for Railways which is currently the preferred choice of mode of transportation among Indians. The report states that in the coming three years air travel will become the number one choice for travellers and domestic airlines will soon supersede railways. However you must be thinking that railway ferry passengers in such huge numbers, ho[...]

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Indian Railways failed to keep pilgrimag[...]

Although Indian Railway claims to plan its tracks free from human discharge but where it matters most it has failed miserably. Railway tracks of pilgrimage centres like Rameswaram of Tamil Nadu, Sri Mata Vaishno Devi and Porabandar in Gujarat can be seen full of human wastes. This problem has been highlighted in CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) report. In 2014 - 15 Railway rolled out a pla[...]

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Humsafar Express train coaches revamped;[...]

To enhance passenger comfort in its all AC3 tier coach Humsafar Express train, Indian Railways has upgraded the Humsafar Express coaches for the first time with state of art features. During launch Indian Railways emphasised that this is the first fully AC3 tier train service which will provide luxury to passengers at affordable prices. Although described with many modern features; but in its init[...]

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Complete revamp of Indian Railways Flexi[...]

The ongoing Flexi fare system of Indian Railways is likely to come out in an all new form. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has given enough indications on Saturday that in the new Flexi fare system Indian Railways will offer discounts similar to hotels and Airlines if seats remains unbooked. To assess the ongoing Flexi fare system in Railway has formed a 6 member committee that will study and rev[...]

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भारतीय रेल का ब[...]

अंग्रेजों के शासनकाल में शुरू हुई भारतीय रेल का इतिहास 168 साल पुराना है | पहली ट्रेन भारत में 16 अप्रैल 1853 में चली थी जो मुंबई यानी बम्बई के बोरीबंदर स्टेशन स[...]

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Five biggest reasons on why Indian train[...]

Even if Indian Railways lag behind in most of the areas compared to the modern Railway system in some developed countries there is one area where it is struggles the most; that is speed and efficiency. Indian Railways is far behind in this area compared to other modern Railway systems and considering all the possibilities we do not see Railways to gain ground on it; forget overtaking. We often [...]

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Fed up of stinky bio toilets in Indian t[...]

Indian Railways makeover initially started with upgrading of toilets inside coaches of trains. Back in the 90s and prior to that and even in the early 21st century, lack of cleanliness on Indian trains and particularly in toilets had always been a big issue which Indian Railways tried to shed in recent years. But it never worked out. The upgraded bio toilets generated even more complaints from pas[...]

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Tatkal tickets unlocked

Tatkal train tickets are not a new Affair to any Traveller who travels frequently by Indian Railways. These are the most hard-fought train tickets currently in the world in which you either have to stand in a queue for hours and hours or might bet on your luck for the first couple of minutes while booking it through IRCTC website. Even if you know how tatkal tickets are booked still sometimes t[...]

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A Virtual tour of Indian Railway with Go[...]

In a bid to showcase its history Indian Railways has partnered with Google in an elaborated project that also depends on crowdsourcing. Indian Railway with help of Google will give a Virtual tour to it's passengers on platforms via video screen. A pilot project related to this has been launched and deployed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. Under this project six video screens[...]

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An Express train that never arrives on t[...]

If there are records to be made about the most delayed Train service in the world then definitely there would be trains from Indian Railways. This seems to be even more true if we consider the current scenario of punctuality of most Indian trains. Rarely do we hear that a certain train Has arrived on time at its destination. However we don't know about such Records but what we do know Is [...]

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वह 6 सवाल जो बता[...]

भारतीय रेल इस समय अपने बुरे दौर से गुजर रहा है l ना सिर्फ रेल दुर्घटनाएं आम होती जा रही हैं बल्कि रेल यात्रियों के लिए भी ट्रेन में बिताया गया समय परेशानिय[...]

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Booking train tickets had never been eas[...]

Train ticket booking and never been easier as it is today. It all started in year 2002 when Indian Railway launched its Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation website usually called as IRCTC website. On the first day, only 27 tickets were bought through As the time passed the website gained huge popularity just because of the convenience it offers. However in those days c[...]

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