New rules for Tatkal Ticket Booking – a review

Indian Railways is showing us that it is dealing effectively with malpractices in ticket booking and is making efforts to reduce the hardship people face while booking tickets. In a effort to reduce the hardship Railways has changed the way we book our Tatkal tickets. Instead of opening the tatkal tickets along with the normal ...

Bravo! Mr. Trivedi (Indian Railway Minister)

It takes guts to increase fares of public services in a country like India. People seldom realise that fares cannot be keep artificially low in the name of public welfare for a long time. In a deficit budget country like us, the fares cannot be kept abysmally low for years together esp. when the costs are running ...

More Trains in India?

Indian Railways now runs around 10000 Passenger Trains every day. Plans to increase the number of trains has resulted in an unexpected change in Indian Railways. Currently the Passenger Train Numbers are 4-digit numbers and this does not allow Railways to introduce new trains. So from 20th December 2010, the Train Numbers have been converted ...