- New helipad to aid Central Railway in reaching out to victims News Entry# 191653
by: rdb** Yesterday (10:35PM)
Central Railway (CR) has built a helipad to airlift accident victims from sites in proximity to Byculla’s Nirmal Park. It has also asked the state government for land for similar projects, as there are no medical facilities beyond Mumbai limits which forces passengers to travel to the city with serious...
- Sept. 5 date for Metro draft News Entry# 191652
by: J A I H O Yesterday (10:15PM)
Patna, Aug. 28: RITES will make a presentation on the Patna Metro rail’s draft feasibility report before secretary, urban development and housing, Sandeep Poundrik on September 5.
An agency of Indian Railways, RITES — formerly Rail India Technical and Economic Services...
- Rail ticket record cheer for IRCTC News Entry# 191651
by: J A I H O Yesterday (10:12PM)
The online ticketing platform, IRCTC, has set a record for the highest number of tickets booked in a single day.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) had been under fire recently for substandard food served on trains. Finally, it has...
- HURT LOCKER IN HOWRAH News Entry# 191650
by: J A I H O Yesterday (10:06PM)
An unclaimed tiffin box at Howrah railway station on Thursday morning forced a bomb-disposal robot out of the CID’s closet for its first assignment in six years. The Rs 75-lakh robot accomplished with remote-controlled accuracy a task that two bomb squad members died attempting in 2008. Metro was there to...
- Special trains from Vasco-da-Gama-Velankanni from August 30 News Entry# 191649
by: rdb** Yesterday (9:53PM)
MANGALORE: In view of festival at Velankanni, Railways will operate two special trains from Vasco-da-Gama - Velankanni to clear extra rush of passengers.
Train 07323 Vasco-da-Gama - Velankanni special train will leave Vasco-da-Gama at 12pm on August 30 and September 3...
- Entry# 1193896
Aug 21 (10:23PM)
The new IRI logo can now be seen. Actually, we are reluctant to make changes to the logo (for the sake of recognizability and consistency), but some very slight modification was done this time. Here is the post-facto rationalization of the logo:
1. The Chakra is the Wheel symbolizing Transportation/Travel which...
- Entry# 998985
Feb 17 2014 (09:34PM)
There was some persistent glitch, requiring us to stop and restart all the servers. This led to a 30 minute outage. Really sorry about that.
Thanks for everyone's patience.
- Entry# 996949
Feb 15 2014 (09:22PM)
There have been some reports that the IRI Atlas is not visible. This seems to be some problem at the Google Maps end.
To resolve this, please log out and log back in, and everything should start working.
- Entry# 952669
Jan 02 2014 (10:20AM)
This is to notify all members that hereafter, topics on the subject of
"Train xyz Running Empty ... # Seats Vacant ..."
will be PROMPTLY DELETED.
Members of IRI need not worry themselves and lose sleep over "IR making losses". IR will take care of it. IR is, in all probability, monitoring their...
- Entry# 932140
Dec 12 2013 (01:34AM)
Over the last month, several enhancements have been made to the IRI Atlas. Following are the salient points:
1. Previously, the tracks were crude with many straight line segments. Only on clicking on the individual tracks, it would assume a finer form. Now, the tracks are refined even on the overview...
- Entry# 914135
Nov 22 2013 (09:32PM)
There's been this recent concern raised by many about the so-called "race blogs", and how they are congesting the Forum. As per our long-standing policy, members are allowed to blog freely, so long as their posts are not offensive or of a repetitive spam nature.
Accordingly, the following changes are being...
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