Trainman Blog

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

Sewa Express Trains

Railways launches Sewa express trains from Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Delhi.

Tips to save on Train Travel

Know how to save money on train travel.

Railways help Chennai

Know about the water train that completed its 159th trip to drought-hit city.

Trains named After Novels

Aware of the trains who got names from literary works of famous writers?

Health ATM at Railway Station

Indian Railways opens health ATM kiosk at Lucknow Junction.

New Uday Express Train

New Uday Express rolls out between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada.

Indian Railways Pilot Project

Indian Railways to promote production with Big Data and AI.

Railways Goes Green

Mumbai Rajdhani Express installs plastic bottle crushing machine.

New IRCTC Retiring Room

Indian Railways opens retiring room at Ahmedabad Junction.

The Pink City

Do you know that Jaipur is ranked as the most beautiful City in India?

Majestic Tourist Train

Discover the land of Rajputs in a deluxe way!!

8 Reasons to Travel by Train

Which mode of transport do you prefer most?

First Private Train

Know Everything about Delhi Lucknow Tejas Express.

Amazing Cruises in India

Aware of the luxurious cruises in India?

Vande Bharat for Festivals

The first Vande Bharat Express was introduced on Delhi-Varanasi corridor.

Diwali Special Trains

Wanna know about the special trains for festive season 2019?

Humsafar Express to Get Cheaper

Sleeper class added in Humsafar Express!

Book Tickets Get Cashback

Do you have any clue about this newbie cashback offer?

French Capital of India

Do you know about the French town in India?

Gaming Zone at Railway Station

Indian Railways opens up its first fun zone at station!!

100 Days of NDA Government

Do you know the challenges faced by the Indian Railways in last 100 days?

Railways team up with ISRO

Over 700 trains will be monitored with GPS designed system, COA.


Aware about the significance of Muharram?

Discount in Premium Trains

Discount will be given on the base fares.

Ganesh Chaturthi

Aware how Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated across the nation?

Public Fridge at Railway Station

Hubli Station gets public fridge to avoid food wastage!

Refund for Delayed Trains

Tejas Express to refund the money in case of train delay.

Breathtaking Rivers in India

Aware of the Unimaginably beautiful rivers which exists in India?

Indian Railways High-Speed Engine

Indian Railways' new locomotive will run at a speed of 180 km/hr.

Railways Shun Single-Use Plastics

No single-use plastics to be used by Indian railways!

Janmashtami Celebrations across India

Here is how every state celebrates Lord Krishna’s Birthday.

Free Internet Wave

Railways extends wifi facility to 3000 Stations!!

Railways First Pod Hotel

Waiting rooms to turn into pod hotel!!

White Desert in India

Discover the fascinating facts about Rann of Kutch!!

Battery Powered Trains

Unveiling the Spick-span Battery-powered trains

Raksha Bandhan in India

Do you know how every state celebrates rakhi in its own way?

Magical Matheran

Know about the hidden hill station in Maharashtra?

Pink Coaches for Women

Aware of the new initiative by Indian Railways for Women?

Onboard Shopping in Trains

Ever wondered about shopping while travelling by train?

Divine Rameswaram

All set to explore the saintly place!!

Flaws in Railway Policies

Do you think there are flaws in the policies of Railways?

First Underwater Metro Tunnel

Aware of First Underwater Metro Rail in Kolkata?

Tatkal Booking Tips

Sudden plans to travel by train? Tatkal Scheme to rescue!!

Mumbai Rains Left People Stranded

Over 700 people rescued from a train in Mumbai

Rail Drishti New Features

Now, see Indian Rail bridges details on Rail Drishti

Mumbai-Pune Trains Cancelled

Central Railway carries restoration work on Mumbai Pune route.

Monsoon Travel Tips

Things to keep in mind while planning a trip during the rainy season

Architectural Wonder on Hooghly

Know about the sister bridges over Hooghly?

Historic Hampi

Wanna know the tales associated with Hampi?

Green Technology in Trains

Railways to adopt environment-friendly technology.

Paradise for Shopaholics

Love to splurge money on shopping?

New Charter Services

Explore amazing services on Kalka Shimla route

Mystery of Lonar Crater

The Lost and inexplicable site in Maharashtra.

Mesmerizing Waterfalls

Thinking where to escape this rainy season?

Latest Time Table Changes

Railways have released new time table with the onset of monsoons.

Lifeline of Delhi

Ever imagined life in Delhi without Metro?

Dharavi Slum Tour

Know the enthralling facts about the Dharavi slum?

Flight Like Speed in Train

Travel with much faster speeds in the near future

Cultural Heritage of India

Aware of the dynamic and enigmatic culture of India?

Renovated Manduadih Station

Believe it or not but Manduadih Station gets a makeover.

Iconic Trams Of Kolkata

Do you know about the Eco friendly heritage of the Kolkata

Top Offbeat Places

Here is a list of places that you must visit this summer.

Railways Action Plan

New government have these action plans for railways.

Leh Railway Line

The first direct train to Leh-Ladakh will take you from Delhi to Leh in 20 hours!

Humsafar To Replace Duronto

Indian Railways to replace Delhi-Allahabad Duronto Express with new Humsafar Express

Travel Inspiration From Movies

Movies that would inspire the wanderer in you!

Revisit Childhood

The stash of comics without which our train journeys weren't complete!

Cyclone Fani To Hit Soon

Railways cancels 103 trains in view of Cyclone Fani!

The Dark Side Of Mount Everest

The unheard dark side of the world's highest point!

Must Have Travel Accessories

Travel accessories ready to make your trips safer and enjoyable!

Unique Temple Prasad

Have you ever had chowmein in form of prasad?

Book Train Tickets Easily

Reasons why you should choose Trainman to book tickets!

Wildlife Sanctuaries Of India

The best of India to hear the call of the wild!

Zodiac Sign Travel

The stars guide you to your next vacation!

Suburban Railway Network In Bangalore

Much awaited Bangalore rail network gets fillip!

Budget Traveling

To stretch your bucket list, budget travel is the answer.

Longest Train Journeys

On these trips, the journey is the destination.

Virtual Reality Tours

With Virtual Reality travel any place in the world.

Indian Food Habits

The reminiscence of diverse Indian gastronomy!

Holi In India

Unique ways India celebrates the free-spirited Holi!

Golden Icon Of India

Indian Railways icon completes 50 years on track!

Surprising Facts

Facts about India that would hit you like a thunderbolt!

Samjhauta Express Suspended

Lack of occupancy leads to cancellation of Samjhauta Express!

Rail Drishti

Website launched for people to get real-time information!


Hyperloop is the future of transport systems and will be faster than flights.

Best Snowfall Places

Head over to these destinations to witness bewitching snowfall!

Highest Railway Bridge

India marks it's engineering milestone with highest railway bridge over Chenab river!

Train Travel Hacks

Tips and tricks that would make your journey better.

Vande Bharat Express Train

First engine-less and fastest train to be launched soon!

Revamped Mathura Junction

Mathura Junction gets a renewed facelift!

Bizarre Station Names

Some of the comical train station names that exist in India!

Seemanchal Express Derailed

Nine coaches of Seemanchal Express were derailed yesterday!

Amazing Andaman Islands

Andaman Islands are a perfect getaway for hustle of city life.

Topmost Tourist Spots

These were the most traveled places in 2018!

Longest Railroad of India

This recently inaugurated bridge is the pride of the nation.

Travel Classes

Indian Railways provide number of classes to travel in trains!

Symbolic Kedarnath

Kedarnath-where beauty converges with the spirituality!

Mysterious Railway Stations

These Railway stations of West Bengal are most mysterious ones!

Steam Engines back on Track

Soon you will see steam engines running full to its capacity!

Kalka Shimla Vistadome Coach

New Vistadome coach on Kalka-Shimla line is what we call total picturesque!

Indian Railway Rules

These rules will help you travel hassle free in trains!

Highest Railway Line

This Railway line in India will be highest in the world!

World Class Station

Habibganj will soon be a world class station.

Top Double Decker Trains

Amazing Double Decker Trains in India!

Top Clean Stations

Lets see which are the most clean railway stations.

Historic Trains of India

Some of these trains are more than 100 Years Old!

Smart Coaches Introduced

Soon you will see coaches that are smart and has enhanced features!

Dynamic Fare Reduced

Soon flexi-fare scheme will be waived off for premium trains!

Bollywood On Wheels

Trains are an integral part of Bollywood!

New Bihar Sampark Kranti

Bihar Sampark Kranti has a new style and color now!

Top Train Journeys

These rail routes are the best ones!

Indian Railway Luggage Rules

Everything you need to know about carrying luggage in trains.

Beautiful Borders to Behold

These International borders of India are worth a visit!

Extreme Railways

Here are some of the spine chilling railways you can't miss!

Mughalsarai has a new name

Mughal Sarai Railway station has been renamed after the RSS leader!

On Board Shopping

Now shop while you travel in Indian Railways!

Lord Rama on board

Soon you can trace the path of Lord Rama!

Swachh Railway Stations

Lets see which are top clean railway stations in India!

Your Ticket Search Ends Here

Now book train ticket on Trainman App

Border Crossing Trains

These trains cross international borders daily!

Trek to little Kashmir

Have you been to this hidden Kashmir of India yet?

Haunted Railway Stations

Do you know there are some railway stations that may scare you to the core!

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways

Have you seen anything beautiful than this yet?

Evolution of Railways

Railways have literally traveled time to provide with best of facilities!

Witness World Class trains Soon

Indian Railways will instigate world class high speed trains soon!

Stunning Bridges of India

How many of these beautiful bridges have you witnessed so far?

Konkan Railways A Visual Delight

A nostalgic journey through the Konkan Railways!

Railways under new Budget

What is Budget 2018 offering to Railways?

Foggy journey comes to a halt

Number of trains are cancelled and diverted due to heavy fog!

What are Anubhuti Coaches

Railways is all set to roll out new anubhuti coaches with aircraft like facilities!

What is Operation Swarn

Know about Operation Swarn and revamping work on premium trains

Jan Ahar Cafeteria

Do you know there are places where you get meal in Rs 45?

Pollution Free Railways Myth or Truth

Is there any initiative taken by railways to curb pollution?

Time Table Changes

Over 500 trains got speed in this year schedule change

Ghost Celebrations Halloween

Do you know the significance of Halloween?

Five countries that celebrate Diwali other than India

Do you know there are other countries that celebrate Diwali just like we do in India!

Rituals of Navratra

Some call it Durga Pooja, others Navratra while for some it is Dasara!

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

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