Articles on Indian Railways


Opinions expressed in these articles are solely the authors'. Presentation of a particular viewpoint in an article here does not constitute an endorsement for that viewpoint.

General topics

The following are articles on various topics connected to railways in India or the subcontinent. NOTE: Many trip reports and travelogues are available in the members' trip reports section. This section is for writings other than trip reports.

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Trip reports and Travelogues

Trip reports can be found under the members section.

Articles from newspapers, periodicals, and other websites

The following articles originally appeared in newspapers or on other websites. Articles reproduced here by permission of authors or publishers, or believed to be in the public domain.

Articles from the FNRM and ISRS

The articles below are from newsletters of the Indian Steam Railway Society (ISRS) and its predecessor organization, the Friends of the National Railway Museum. An (incomplete) set of newsletters for the ISRS can be found here.

Also see The Indian Steam Pages.

Steam and Heritage news bulletins

The following news bulletins on the steam survivors, heritage and preservation activities, and the National Railway Museum were published in the newsletters of the Indian Steam Railway Society and its predecessor organization, the Friends of the National Railway Museum. It is hoped that these are of some interest to railfans as they cover the period 1998-2000 when the last of normal timetabled steam was disappearing from India.

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