Trainman Blog

The official blog of Trainman, with rants and advices on trains.

Types of Train Travelers

How many of these species have you encountered?

Deadliest Train Accidents

Worst train accidents happened around the world.

Trains cancelled due to flood

Flood have taken over many regions of Bihar and Nepal!

Food Optional in Premium Trains

Meal has been made optional in some of the premium trains wef August 01, 2017

Monsoon Diaries

Planning to stay back home this monsoon?

Best Eid Destinations

Explore these places during Eid-ul-Fitr this year!

Best Station Food

Do you also crave for good food or tea at stations while travelling?

All about Tejas trains

Know about the launch of high speed luxurious train Tejas!

Lights Camera Action!

Who according to you are best reel-life mothers of bollywood?

Beat The Heat

10 cool hacks to beat hot summer season!

Luxury Trains in India

Do you know there are train rides in India that could cost you a fortune!

Vikalp for waitlisted ticket

Now waitlisted passengers need not worry as there's Vikalp for you!

Creativity at its best

Creativity has no limits and these two young men prove the same!

Railways food menu and tariff

Do you know what meals are you entitled for when you book a train ticket? Click to know more!

Bullock Cart to Bullet Trains

India has come a long way and the recent developments towards this project confirms its growth metrics.

Trainman crosses One Million App Downloads

Trainman is heartfelt thankful to its users!

Automatic door lock in Rajdhani Trains

Railways will introduce automatic door system in trains soon

Green signal to Andaman Railway Line!

This is Railway's first train on Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Why are stones lying alongside tracks??

Have you ever wondered why are there tones of small stones on railway tracks!

Monetisation of Railway Assets

Railways will soon sell advertisement rights for trains and stations to brands

Train Captain introduced

Railways have introduced train captain to look after all issues of passengers while on board!

Travel by flight at the cost of train ticket

Airline's three month sale is starting tomorrow

Ajmer Sealdah express derailed near Kanpur

Ajmer Sealdah express derailed in early morning at Rura which is 50kms from Kanpur

Trains delayed and cancelled due to fog

Fog continues its nuisance creating train delays and cancellations

Ticket Insurance amount waived off

Indian Railways have waived off optional insurance cover while booking tickets online

Aadhaar Card mandatory for senior citizens

Aadhaar card has been mandated to avail senior citizen concession for railway tickets

Best Winter Destinations in India

Visit these picturesque destinations this winter to heat things up!

No service charge for IRCTC ticket booking

Railways have waived off service charges on the tickets booked online through IRCTC

Accident victims to get aid in exchanging old notes

Various temporary counters have been set up by the banks to help accident victims

Refund amount limited to Rs 5000

Refund amount has further decreased as the banned currency acceptance increases till November 24

No Cash refund on ticket cancellation

Refund amount of Rs.10,000 or more will NOT be given as cash on ticket cancellations

Yeh Diwali Swachta Wali

Lets observe a clean and pollution free Diwali this time!

Humsafar Tejas Uday Antyodaya Trains

Indian railways introduces new trains for every class of people!

Train Awards by Trainman

Here we present awards and accolades to our Indian Railways for its public services.

Yatri gets help by Mitras at the Stations

Passengers to get battery operated cars and wheelchairs at major railway stations soon.

Free Wi-Fi at Railway Stations

Free Wi-Fi services will be provided to passengers in 400 railway stations across the country

Fare hiked for Rajdhani-Shatabdi trains

Travelling by premium trains such as Rajdhani and Shatabdi just got more expensive.

Break Journey and Circular Journey

"A penny saved is a penny earned." Speaking of which do you know that circular journey can help you save two-third of total trip cost?

Train Derailed in Kerala

Thirteen coaches of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore express derailed in Kerala near Karukutty station

Fastest Trains in the world

While a new era of supersonic airplanes remains a concept, bullet trains are a reality around the world and they're getting faster.

Ramnagar - A walk through nature

Planning a trip coming long weekend? Here is a serene getaway for you

Delhi to Mumbai in 13 hours by Talgo

Spanish train Talgo to break all speed barriers in final trial run from Delhi to Mumbai

Types of Berth in Train

Have you ever hoped for a lower berth while travelling in a long distance train?

IRCTC Lounge at New Delhi Station

The new IRCTC lounge at New Delhi railway station beats even the ones at the airports

Indian Railways Helpline Services

Helpline numbers, mobile apps, twitter handles which may come in handy while travelling in trains

Waitlisted ticket NOT coming to an end

Indian Railways will no longer issue waiting list train ticket! Really ??? Well, heave a sigh of relief as this news is completely baseless.

Improvements in Indian Railways

Measures taken by our Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu to bring the mammoth Indian Railways on the right track