Train Travel

Middle and Lower Berth Passengers won’t be Allowed to Oversleep in Reserved Train Coaches in India

Posted on: 17th Sep, 2017

If you tend to oversleep or prefer lying over sitting for long hours during a long-distance train journey in India, you should keep your fingers crossed to get an upper berth while making reservation online now onwards since the Indian Railways has reduced the official sleeping time from 9 pm-6 am to 10 pm-6 am […]

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Details of Proposed Train to Tawang and New Railway Lines from Arunachal Pradesh from Assam

Posted on: 5th Feb, 2017

Tawang, a serene tourist town on the Indian border with China in the northeastern region, is to get direct railway connectivity from Bhalukpung as the Central government aimed for new heights of railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has also identified Bamey and Pasighat for better rail connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh […]

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This Hilarious Letter in Broken English by a Bengali Helped Get Toilets in Indian Trains

Posted on: 19th Nov, 2016

The British is credited with the first commercial train journey in India for introducing railways to their colony in 1853. But the credit for the introduction of toilets in passenger trains goes to Bengal. Yes, it was a dhoti-clad Bengali named Okhil Chandra Sen whose hilarious letter in broken English to the Sahibganj divisional office […]

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