Safety first:Passengers being evacuated from the underground tunnel betweenDr. B.R. Ambedkar Metro Station and Sir M. Visveswaraya Metro Station, as part of the emergency drill in Bengaluru on Tuesday.— Photo: K. Murali Kumar
There are some changes to the Notification scheme. Previously, we had a "Notification Filter" in User Settings. But there was some confusion about this, as it was only used to HIDE blogs inside the Main Forum, mostly to filter out Race Blogs & Social/Congratulations blogs.
Meanwhile, as the site has evolved, there...
Today, we have implemented a new experimental feature called "RailFan Clubs". Some notes:
1. The purpose of this feature is to encourage RailFan meets at local stations, and to enjoy a shared interest in our hobbies/passions. An "RF Club" is essentially like a "group", wherein only members of that "RF Club" can...
A new feature has been rolled out - "Blog-based ChatRooms".
Previously, we had one-on-one private Chat feature, which was not very successful. The reason was that Chat Invitations are sometimes intrusive. The recipient may not be free to undertake the Chat, even if they are Online, and also the other person ends...
It has come to our attention that several IRI members have been causing mischief on other social media sites, distressing our regular loyal members.
They have been seen to post confidential and sensitive Govt. information on IRI, and thereafter themselves have been complaining to the Ministry that,
"Such RailFan sites are openly running...
Happy Diwali to all members.
Station announcements, vendor calls selling chai, loco honks, trains crossing bridges, etc. can now be recorded. Just click on the purple microphone icon while posting a blog. At this time, standard 20 second sound clips are recorded. You may preview the recording, re-record and then upload the...
This is an advance notice of several changes coming to the Timeline feature within the next couple of days:
1. Atlas Routes will be able to be changed directly by Admins. This has been a really long-pending request, but will now be available.
2. ALL Established Members (> 100 positive opinions) will directly...