An Hour On A Railway Platform
The Indian railway is one of the largest in the world. It has its own share of problems, lime accidents, delays, manpower shortage, shortage of space and so on. One such problem is lack of punctuality. Thousands of people all over India are affected when a train is late...
Indian Railways RAC and Waitlists concepts explained
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Now that waitlisted tickets can be purchased on the internet, it’s time we had an article explaining waitlists, waitlisted tickets and RAC tickets. (I’ll also explain a little about ticket allocation/quotas...
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1. when Indian Railways promises to reach your destination as per the time table, it reaches according to time *
check the schedule of the train to plan their travel. Till now they used to do it manually using the Train Schedule Book which was published by Indian Railways Annually. It was a cumbersome process as the user had to first search for the train number from a list of hundreds of train and then check their schedule...
of Indian Railways turning.
Third of December 1984 dawned like any other day at Bhusaval Junction the heart of Central Railway operations. It was a pleasant bracing winter morning and it was “…business as usual….” The 00-00 hours to 08-00 hours shift in the Control Office was busy tying up the...
Monopoly of Indian Railways : IIM Case Study
By: Yogin Vora on May 13, 2009 22 Comments
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In economics, a monopoly (from the Latin word monopolium – Greek language monos, one + polein, to sell) is defined as a persistent...
quickly to market whilst also being able to feed their workers who could no longer grow their own food. Such a need brought about the coming of the railways to Great Britain. Inventors such as George Stephenson invented locomotives and miles of track was laid meaning that large amounts of both goods and...
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The Way Forward
Indian Railways is the nationalized...
Indian Railways (IR) runs 8700 passenger trains, reaching about 7000 stations and handling approximately 1.6 crore passengers per day. One of the commitments of the IR in its 'Citizen's Charter on Passenger Services' on Indian railway‟s is to provide safe and dependable train...
The first railway on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane on 16 April 1853.During the formal inauguration ceremony, 14 railway carriages carrying about 400 guests left Bori Bunder at 3.30 pm "amidst the loud applause of a vast multitude and to the salute of 21 guns"...
The Sky Bus technology offered by Konkan Railway Corporation meets the above requirements, and re-defines the thinking and planning for urban transport being an Eco-friendly Mass urban transport system revolutionizing urban life. It is a patented technology developed for the new millennium and will cause...
Cylinders | Two, outside |
Cylinder size | 8 in × 17 in (203 mm × 432 mm)  |
Top speed | 28 miles per hour (45 km/h) |
Career | Liverpool and Manchester Railway
Lord Carlisle's Railway |
Current owner | Science Museum (London) |
Replica of the Rocket in its original condition in the Transport...
planning a proposal to conduct a drive across Mumbai to stop people from crossing railway tracks and to make travel in the city safe. An early childhood memory of a woman’s sari dyed in red as she lay dead across the railway tracks after having been run over by a train had constantly kept me motivated to...
s a mother of three boys, I often find myself quoting a line from the movie Rush Hour: “Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?” In raising children I have found that they all have one thing in common: They don’t listen! They may hear you, they may answer you, but most of...
annual holiday allowance of 6 days, provided the necessary legislation to give the working British public leisure time at no financial loss.
The new railways provided cheap travel to seaside resorts such as Scarborough and Blackpool. Public holidays would see a mass exodus from the large cities of Manchester...
international airport and a busy railway station. A location widely fancied by the couples on honeymoon, a major number of tourists head directly to Munnar without spending a day or two at Kochi. Scaling the short distance of 100 kilometers easily takes three to four hours. As witnessed everywhere in...
is plan your journey and route. Take shorter route. May be the small roads traveling across colonies and joining other areas. Some how get out of the busy roads as soon as possible. Keep an eye over the traffic movement in from of you and if you see the vehicles stopping for longer time, better take a...
I has been completed and cost INR105.7bn ($2.3m). Phase II is underway. 17.36km and 15 stations 16.2 million Delhi M etro Rail Corporation (DM RC) 1,676mm 25kV ac overhead supply 20 million 25.01km and 21 stations
Expand Image A large perc entage of the Delhi Metro is underground bec ause of spac...
The history of the railway began way back in 1765 when James Watt built the first steam engine, actually it didn’t move and was used in a coal mine, and the first movable locomotive was invented in 1804 and was capable of transporting passengers. However the big name in British railways was George Stephenson...
Artesia, Lobatse, Gaborone, Maun and a point within the Tuli Block.
Gaborone was chosen because of its strategic location, its proximity to the railway line and Pretoria, its already established administrative offices, its accessibility to most of the major tribes, its non-association with any particular...
information about the underground railway systems in six cities. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. You should write at least 150 words. model answer: The table shows the details regarding the underground railway systems in six cities. London...
from social networking websites: Facebook. So, I would like to propose some suggestion to solve the problems.
The mission of KTM railway services is to be the preferred land transportation system by providing safe, efficient and reliable integrated rail services for people and goods...
a quick shinkansen (bullet train) ride is all that's required, and that's an experience itself, as the trains run at speeds of about 200 miles per hour.
Whether you choose to stay inside Tokyo's city limits or leave them, however, the complete tourism experience in Japan involves an equal mix of...
of May. We were sent off at the railway station by our principal, a number of friends and our parents. Everyone was in a cheerful mood.
They were all praying for our safe and happy time during the journey. The train was at its right time and we left the railway station in a very pleasant atmosphere...
young boy, every second that goes by the search increases and intensifies in the shopping center and around Bootel, outside the shopping center are main busy roads and he was just waiting to be found, no one would have thought he would have been kidnapped.
The officers decide to widen their search for...
important industry in Barking from the 14th century, until the mid-19th century. Barking is 1.5 miles away from the school I currently attend. The railway station opened in 1854 and was served by electric London Underground services from 1908. . In addition to an extensive and fairly low density residential...
paper mills and automobile factories dispose waste into rivers.
The second thing is heated water from power stations. This kills aquatic animals and plants by reducing oxygen content. Power stations use water to cool their machineries, thus changing the temperature of the water.
Thirdly, aside from thermal...
INDIAN RAILWAYS AND ITS CONTINUING MONOPOLY
Indian Railways abbreviated as IR, is the state-owned railway company of India, which owns and operates most of the country's rail transport. It is overseen by the Ministry of Railways of the Government of India.
Indian Railways has one of the largest and...
The New Face of Indian Railways
Today, Indian Railways is on the verge of a financial crisis... To put it bluntly, the `business as usual low growth' will rapidly drive IR to fatal bankruptcy, and in sixteen years Government of India will be saddled with an additional financial liability...