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Is it not the right time to dispense with Loco Pilot line Box?

By on March 7, 2014
Is it not the right time to dispense with Loco Pilot line Box?

Long back, Eastern Railway dispensed with Loco Pilot Line box with a canvas/air bag and reduced items carried along with him. Loco pilot carries the bag with him while boarding the locomotive or going to running room.   The bold and innovative initiative of Eastern Railway could not be spread to other Railways. The advantages are […]

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National Rail Power Corporation for Rail Transport

By on August 31, 2013
National Rail Power Corporation for Rail Transport

With the expansion of electrified network of Indian Railways to around 34000 Km within next five years, expansion  of Metropolitan Rail Transport Project in major metro cities and Commissioning of Dedicated freight corridor on Electric Traction, the total need of Electric Power for Rail Based Transport system will go up to 20000 MW . For such a huge demand […]

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Providing Platform ticket along with Vehicle Parking Ticket

By on July 14, 2013
Providing Platform ticket along with Vehicle Parking Ticket

Whenever a car is parked at a Railway station, the same is driven by a person who intends to drop his relative or friends to board the train. He is always looking for a platform ticket and has to search for ticket window as well may have to stand in a queue. Why not sell […]

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Standardization of location of coaches in a train

By on July 11, 2013

Number of coaches in train now goes to 24-26 and it is very important for a passenger to find himself near the coach for comfortable boarding into the train. For this purpose, coach guidance boards are provided in which the train number and the coach number are displayed alternately. Coach guidance board is provided at […]

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Duty base service of Passenger Amenities

By on July 9, 2013

About 300 passengers travels in a General Coach which are located at both  ends of the train. Passenger travelling in these coaches are generally from lower strata of income group and therefore, there need is also different. Serving  Janta khana, more water taps and Shulabh toilets are the basic needs of the  passenger travelling in these coaches. This issue got further aggravated with the extension of platforms […]

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Standards and Specification for Time Tabling

By on July 9, 2013

Standards and Specification play a vital role in  improving performance with only one disadvantage that it binds the management limiting whimsical decisions. Railways had worked with a certain principle of standards in all fields of working except for the timetabling of catching trains. There is no directed policy and the impact made on the freight […]

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Share your ideas here

By on July 9, 2013
Share your ideas here

Indian Railways have not been successful in developing any technology to be proud of with export potential. This is even when Railways arrived in India more than 150 years ago. Indian Railways have always rushed to the overseas developed country for sourcing new technology. Why it is so that Indian Human Resource not developed for technical innovation, research, development […]

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