Indian government to launch private train service with Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express: report

From domain-b.com; July 9, 2019 Indian Railways is expected to start its experiment with privately-run passenger trains with the Delhi-Lucknow…

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India: In A First Of Its Kind Initiative, An All-Woman Team Is Maintaining Railway Safety In Kerala

By Shreya Chauhan, India Times; July 7, 2019 There are still some professions that are considered more suitable for men…

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India: A nation’s history, on track

A Book Review By Gaurav Kanthwal, The Tribune; July 2, 2019 What is the Hindi word for a train? Loh-path-gamini…

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India: Railway officials asked to travel in all classes including general, take passenger feedback

By The Press Trust of India, Business Standard; June 18, 2019 Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi Tuesday asked…

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India: Western Railway withdraws proposal for head, foot massages on trains after criticism

By Sagar Choukse, TNN, The Times of India; June 15, 2019 INDORE: No, you won’t get a ‘champi’ on any…

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Passenger train in India derails after hitting buffalo

From TNN, The Times of India; May 14, 2019 Vijayawada: Vijayawada-Machilipatnam DEMU (Train number 7721 .. Click here to read the…

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Death by Rail: What We’re Finally Learning About Preventing Wildlife-train Collisions

By Tara Lohan, The Revelator; April 5, 2019 Last year a terrible accident in India made headlines around the world.…

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The most luxurious train in the world

By Mark Ellwood, AJOT.com; March 28 2019 At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make…

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India: Despite checks, roosters still transported in passenger coaches

By Jose K. Joseph, Express News Service, The New Indian Express; March 18, 2019 TIRUCHY: With several passengers continuing to transport…

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India: Railway clerk put off duty for piloting train

From TNN, The Times of India; February 4, 2019 SURAT: The railway booking clerk facing inquiry after his vi .. Click…

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Analysis – Batteries possibly included: the train engine innovations taking on diesel

By Ross Davies, Railway Technology; January 31, 2019 Are diesel trains really set to become a thing of the past?…

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India: Snake bites passenger on board Sangam Express

By TNN, The Times of India; October 1, 2018 KANPUR: A passenger on board the Meerut-bound Sangam Express .. Click here…

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India: 2 held for drugging train passengers and looting them

From TNN, The Times of India; September 12, 2018 MUMBAI: Two men have been arrested from Bengal in connection .. Click…

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India: In Bengal, another train stops for elephants

By Rahul Karmakar Guwahati, The Hindu; September 8, 2018 Stopping a train to let elephants take their time to cross…

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India: Alert helps train save jumbos in nick of time

By a Correspondent, The Telegraph India; August 27, 2018 Alipurduar: The Northeast Frontier Railway on Sunday tweeted video footage, showing…

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Train at 110kmph kills three elephants in India

By A Correspondent, The Telegraph India; August 8, 2018 Jamshedpur: An express train travelling at 110kmph hit three elephants in…

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India: Soon, you can do on-board shopping in express trains

From The Economic Times; July 17, 2018 Soon you would be able to do shopping in express trains. The Indian…

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Two More Elephants Killed by Speeding Trains in India

By Lori Bell, Lady Freethinker; July 12, 2018 Despite efforts to reduce elephants dying in train crashes in India, negligent,…

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Rail fine dining in Europe: the best and worst in on-board catering

By Eva Grey, Railway Technology; July 11, 2018 For train operators, on-board food catering is often a tough call: do…

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India: Train with 22 coaches travels 2km without engine

By Lata Rani, Correspondent, Gulf News India; July 1, 2018 Patna: Hundreds of passengers aboard an express train in Bihar…

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India: Gangster held for looting train passengers

By TNN, The Times of India; June 30, 2018 GHAZIABAD: The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Friday arrested a criminal…

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Passengers in India hold up train for an hour; get toilets cleaned

By Jaskaran Singh, TNN, The Times of India; June 27, 2018 AMBALA: The stink from train toilets forced the air-conditioned…

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India: Can Bees Help Save Elephants From Train Strikes?

By Mary-Rose Abraham, National Geographic; June 20, 2018 Bengaluru, IndiaConservation scientist Aritra Kshettry had just begun his fieldwork studying the…

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India: After Reports Of Toilet Water Being Used, IRCTC To Livestream Trains’ Kitchens For Passengers

By Sanjay Dutta and Mahendra K Singh, India Times; June 13, 2018 The railways has decided to live-stream footage of…

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India: No more poor quality food on trains! IRCTC’s new software solution is good news for passengers; how it works

By Smriti Jain, Financial Express; May 7, 2018 Hygiene standards on Indian Railways trains – be it of food or…

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