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Indian Railways – woes of a seasoned traveller

|By Narendra Kaushik| It was sometime in November last year in Dalli Rajhara, a mofussil town in Chhattisgarh living on borrowed time (the entire city has come up on land belonging to Indian Railways and Bhilai Steel Plant). I was to leave for Durg to catch Delhi-bound Bilaspur Rajdhani Express. A young but frail waiter who I had befriended during my ...

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Rail Budget 2014 : On track for investors?

|By Sandhya Sutodia| The rail budget, presented on Tuesday, aimed to provide a huge fillip to the Railways, with massive flow of investments in infrastructure and rolling stock. Moreover, the ailing wagon industry was expected to pick up momentum through a larger flow of orders. “We target to become the largest freight carrier in the world…PPP route to generate revenue…our ...

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