Info - Everything about IR

The Info section of IRFCA features a wide variety of reference data and other informational material about various aspects of railways in India, from technical details to historical data. The material is provided here with the hope that railfans, modelers, and anyone interested in Indian railways will find it useful and educational.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Frequently Asked Questions cover basic information about Indian railways, the what, how, why, and where of the locos and trains and their running.

Technical Documents

Technical documents coveing details of operational procedures and reference data.


Learn about the fascinating history of railway development in India, and the romance of steam.


Maps that chart the extent of railway development in India, past and present. Also see the Google Earth placemarks section.

Rolling Stock Databases

Locomotive rosters for the number-crunchers. Help us build our databases by contributing your sightings!

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