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Biting the bullet: Why Prabhu (and his boss) shouldn't chase the bullet train

Feb 27, 2015

Biting the bullet: Why Prabhu (and his boss) shouldn't chase the bullet train

Bullet trains are a bad idea when faster trains on existing tracks are an obvious and viable alternative. While it is true that the Modi promised bullet trains before the elections, good sense needs it to abandon this costly extravaganza #Narendra Modi #Bullet Train #Suresh Prabhu #Railway Budget 2015 #High-Speed Train Sets
Rail Budget 2015 raises hopes, but Prabhu's assumptions maybe unrealistic

Feb 27, 2015

Rail Budget 2015 raises hopes, but Prabhu's assumptions maybe unrealistic

Meeting the projections looks too unrealistic at this point in time, unless economy turns around and consumer confidence returns dramatically #Railway Budget #Revenue #Economic Revival #Suresh Prabhu #passenger traffic #Budget2015 #operating ratio
Make in India to cutting-edge tech: Rail Budget balanced but where are the funds?

Feb 27, 2015

Make in India to cutting-edge tech: Rail Budget balanced but where are the funds?

It is a balanced budget. However, it leaves question mark on the challenge of convincingly garnering the significant amount of funds. #PSUs #funds #Government #Bio-toilets #Swacch Bharat #budget 2015 #Railway Budget 2015 #Budget2015 #RailBudget2015 #Balanced Budget #multi-lateral funds #JVs
Watch: Boosted by PM Modi, Suresh Prabhu puts railway on fast track

Feb 27, 2015

Watch: Boosted by PM Modi, Suresh Prabhu puts railway on fast track

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said that Indian Railways will continue to serve the common man of India. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Railway Minister #NDA #Cartoon #PM Narendra Modi #Suresh Prabhu #Railway Budget 2015 #Budget2015 #RailBudget2015

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Elephant deaths in Jalpaiguri Why speed limit is not the solution

Nov 15, 2013

Elephant deaths in Jalpaiguri Why speed limit is not the solution

Railways cant sacrifice efficiency by making trains crawl through forests. Monitoring of wildlife movement cant be foolproof along long stretches of railway tracks. But symbolism is cheaper than investment. #ConnectTheDots #Forest Department #Railways #Elephants #North Bengal #Jaldhaka Bridge #Elephant deaths
Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Feb 26, 2013

Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

This irony should not be missed. It has grave import for the public since the Indian Railways talk about safety but do not give a damn. #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Railways #RailBudget2013 #rail safety