Articles by Srinand Jha
May 19, 2018
Reviving glory of India’s hill railways: Railway Board takes rapid decisions to preserve colonial era networkAfter 71 years of slumber, are the Indian Railways finally waking up to the task of heritage conservation?
Jan 10, 2018
Indian Railways hopes to turn rajahs' rail coaches into restaurants, restore their regal pastA “Maharaja-style" wine and dine experience in over 100-year-old, luxurious rail coaches could soon be a possibility — if the Indian Railways' plans to lease out eight such surviving royal saloons to hotel chains or tour operators are actualised
Dec 14, 2017
India's Railways reforms: Despite progress elsewhere, restructure of bureacratic architecture remains pendingIn the second half of the NDA government's tenure, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal seems inclined to complete the unfinished and challenging agenda to restructure and reform the bureaucratic architecture of India's state-owned transporter
Dec 05, 2017
Indian Railways' conservation push: Dedicated management units to revive brand of colonial-era heritage trainsThe whistle of the vintage steam trains will ring even more melodiously across the winding paths amidst the greenery of the Kalka-Shimla and the Nilgiri routes in the months to come.
Nov 06, 2017
Railways launches main arch of Chenab: World's highest rail bridge an impressive feat but are celebrations misplaced?Though the Chenab Bridge project is considered to be an engineering feat, it does raise a pertinent question: Are the celebrations somewhat out of turn?