- Trains Delayed After 2 Electric Cables Snap News Entry# 192112
by: rdb** Today (9:08AM)
KOCHI: Several trains in the Ernakulam-Kottayam sector were delayed on Monday after two overhead electric lines snapped after a tree fell on them in the heavy rains. Due to this, the Ernakulam-Kottayam Passenger service got cancelled.
According to railway officials, an...
- Plan for hi-tech rail ticketing soon News Entry# 192111
by: rdb** Today (9:07AM)
The Indian Railways plans to introduce high-tech automatic ticket checking and fare collection systems across its vast network. This ambitious move aims to replicate Metro-style ticket-checking in railway stations.
The modernisation proposal, a copy of which is with this newspaper, also...
- Sreedharan checks on metro test runs News Entry# 192110
by: Rony** Today (8:31AM)
Metro guru and Ex- MD of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) E. Sreedharan and HMR MD N.V.S. Reddy jointly participated in a Metro train test run on Monday from Nagole to the Survey of India metro station. They have also inspected various facilities of Uppal Metro Rail depot and Nagole...
- Japan offers help to introduce bullet trains in India News Entry# 192109
by: Rony** Today (6:57AM)
Tokyo, Sep 1 (PTI) Japan today offered to provide financial, technical and operational support to India for introduction of bullet trains, a project high on the priority of the Modi government.
- AP govt proposes metro rail project for Tirupati News Entry# 192108
by: Rony** Today (6:55AM)
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh government aims to complete two metro rail projects ? in Visakhapatnam and VGTM (Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri) area - within three-and-half-years and it has proposed a similar venture for the temple town of Tirupati.
The state government has...
- 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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