In the last phase of voting in Maharashtra, 19 constituencies go to the polls including 6 seats in Mumbai, India's financial capital. In 2009, UPA allies Congress and NCP swept through the city winning all six seats. For the BJP and Shiv Sena it is now also a prestige battle...
KERI: Due to deaths of several wild animals on the railway tracks passing through the Mollem national park, Anilkumar, the deputy conservator of forests, has written a letter to South-Western railway division at Hubli to curtail the speed of trains passing through the park and to sensitize the drivers about...
Mercury levels in the city have reached a boiling point, so much so, that a railway track near Cotton Green station was found to have bent due to excessive heat on Wednesday. The incident led to a disruption of services between 2.20 pm to 3.25 pm. ...
NEW DELHI – The Ministry of Railways has ruled out the possibility of halting night movement of goods trains and diversion of passenger trains through the known elephant corridors under NF Railways, on the ground that the move would have an adverse impact on the economy of the region...
Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its its position on a real time basis. Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), the information and technology arm of railways, has launched a new mobile application...
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.
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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...
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...
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...
Some new features have been introduced:
1. Multiple Train & Station tags can be added to each Blog Entry as well as each Blog Reply within the Blog Entry. The "Tags" link within each Blog Entry/Reply will show the list of Train/Station Tags.
2. The Forum submenu within the Train &...
This is a new feature showing the full history of past edits to this Blog Post. All members will now be able to Edit and refine their past and future Blog Posts with NO time limit.
For 4+ years, this site has been maybe one of the very few sites on the internet that has been running completely ad-free. Also, IRI Express is the Only mobile Rail app which is completely ad-free. In fact, seeing the ad-free nature of this site, some intermediary ISPs and other parties seem to be illegitimately inserting ads in this site. At this juncture, with sharply escalating costs and large accumulated losses, there is a need to defray some of the additional costs of operation. For this reason, some ads may be tested out to see if it helps with the situation. But there will be a difference. 1. The ads will be discreet. NO popups, 2. If you do not like them, users... Read more...
will have the choice to completely TURN THEM OFF, with no hassles. 3. Once turned off, you will see nothing. You may turn them on, when you want, and turn them off at will. Also, after getting turned off, it will turn on ONLY if you voluntarily make a choice of doing so. 4. When you do see the ads, you may send feedback if you find the content objectionable. So, once again, users will be in total control of their own experience. You will be free to turn on ads to support the site, or turn them completely off with a single click - no further hassles. How this may help. 1. If it partially helps offsetting the mounting current and back-costs, then it may lead to better maintenance of the site, without the recently experienced technical glitches and outages. 2. If there is something left over, we may look at properly organizing the much-demanded Admin and Member melas, and other rail-oriented social events. If the experiment fails, the entire thing will be rolled back, and we'll continue as we are. Thanks.
Sir,your idea of sustaining rail fanning meets and admin meets is indeed very nice but I will support your endeavor of ads introduction only if you promise to participate and chair such meets and gatherings :)
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