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  • Rewari Museum needs some steam

    30-11-2017 22:39:00

    Of the 16 steam engines in working condition, 11 are in Rewari. Yet despite the attractions, Rewari might prove commercially unviable

  • The story behind PNR 610040

    16-11-2017 22:39:00

    It's the oldest computer-printed rail ticket in India that has been preserved and it owes its existence to jugaad

  • Counting wagons

    02-11-2017 22:39:00

    Despite an electronic system of tracking wagons, their number cannot be declared with certainty by Indian Railways

  • VIP culture in railways

    19-10-2017 20:42:00

    For years, Indian Railways' VIP culture has been associated with travelling in saloons

  • Who is Scott?

    05-10-2017 22:39:00

    The name figures in a formula to determine line capacity in the Indian Railways. There's no clarity about how it got attached to the formula

  • Tale of the 1855 twins

    21-09-2017 22:39:00

    There's some intrigue and unanswered questions about the Express and the Fairy Queen

  • Speed and safety don't go together in railways

    10-08-2017 22:39:00

    Commission of Railway Safety lacks the power to place a premium on safety

  • Decoding railway accidents

    27-07-2017 22:39:00

    Railway's approach to accidents may not match our perception of them, but effect can be disastrous

  • Angad Thakur and Tejas

    13-07-2017 22:39:00

    He is trying to create a sense of citizen ownership of trains to prevent incidents of vandalism

  • Bad characters on trains

    29-06-2017 22:39:00

    Present situation falls short of ideal Model Police Manual -coordination of RPF, GRP, district police

  • Lesser-known facts about GRP and RPF

    15-06-2017 22:35:00

    Significant differences exist in terms of scope, jurisdiction, functions and personnel requirements

  • A bug in the buggie

    01-06-2017 22:39:00

    Without prominent signs it is hard for disabled people to use buggies at busy railway stations

  • The jerk in the ride

    18-05-2017 22:39:00

    Jerks have everything to do with acceleration or deceleration and Newtonian inertia

  • McLeod and Bagnall: The history of Bengal's railways

    20-04-2017 22:39:00

    The original McLeod and Company ran McLeod's Light Railways, in the vicinity of Kolkata

  • Private trains via the back door

    06-04-2017 22:39:00

    Individuals can 'own' trains in the event of land acquisition disputes with Indian Railways