First Electric Train

Indian Railways' first electric train ran on February 03, 1925, Electric Multiple Unit services with four-cars. The train was flagged off by then Bombay Governor Sir Leslie Orme Wilson. The first service ran from the then Bombay VT to Kurla on harbour line.

First Electric Train

Indian Railways' first electric train from the then Bombay VT Kurla on harbour line on February 03, 1925.

Himalayan Railway

A single loop in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

Kolkata

An Indian station near Calcutta (now Kolkata).

Railway Accident

A Railway crash on a bridge in India.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Electric locomotive type EF 1, number 4514. This broad gauge (5'6') locomotive ran on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. Most GIPR trains were hauled by steam traction at this time, although some of the busier lines were electrified in the 1920s and 1930s.

Bhore Ghat

A railway reversing station on the Bhore Ghat Incline, near the town of Poona or Pune in Maharashtra on the edge of the Western Ghats. Pune is the junction point for two railways from Bombay (now Mumbai) to Madras (now Chennai).

Madras Railway

Works photograph of Madras Railway '0-6-0' locomotive, 1858, Order No 245 Left hand side elevation with tender.

Punjab Railway

A view of the Scinde Delhi and Punjab Railway, a few miles from Lahore, looking towards Meean Mir on the plains of Punjab in Northern India (modern day Pakistan).

Derailment

A train derailment during track-laying in India.

Hyderabad Station

Passengers waiting on the platform at Hyderabad Station in India.

Victoria Station, Mumbai

A view of Victoria Station, Mumbai (Bombay). Built-in 1888 to a design by Frederick William Stevens, it is now known as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

D5 class 4-6-0 steam locomotive number 1525. This broad gauge (5'6') locomotive ran on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. Most GIPR trains were hauled by steam traction at this time, although some of the busier lines were electrified in the 1920s and 1930s. The GIPR was opened in 1853, from Bombay to Thane. It expanded quickly and by 1870 stretched all the way across India to Calcutta.

Raja Hodi

A Railway Tunnel under construction at Raja Hodi, India, 1883.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Tourist carriage number 2568, on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Inside a Great Indian Peninsula Railway dining car, probably first class. At this time long-distance trains had dining cars, but some shorter journeys did not have dining facilities. Trains stopped at certain stations for passengers to visit refreshment rooms. The food served in the dining cars was British rather than Indian, as the British were in control of India at this time.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Electric locomotive type EA 1, number 4000. This broad gauge (5'6') locomotive ran on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.

Great Indian Peninsula Railway

Deccan Queen, India. Passenger train pulled by an electric locomotive number 4004. This train, on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, took passengers between Poona (Pune) and Bombay (Mumbai), a distance of 118 miles. The line was electrified in 1929 to provide a more efficient service.

Victoria Terminus, Bombay

Bookstall inside the new main line station building at Victoria Terminus, Bombay, (now Mumbai).

River Karjan

British Governor of Bombay Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, cuts the ribbon on a railway bridge over the River Karjan, to open the Rajpipla railway, during his state visit to the Kingdom of Rajpipla, Gujarat.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

The loop at Agony Point at Tindharia on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway', 1880s. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a narrow gauge line connecting Siliguri and Darjeeling. It was built between 1879 and 1881.

Victoria Terminus, Mumbai

Victoria Terminus, Bombay, India, late 19th century.

Indian workers

Hand-coloured photograph of Indian workers building railway lines.

E-Office

  • e-Office –A Digital Workplace Solution e-Office is a Central Secretariat Manual of e-Office Procedure (CSMeOP) based cloud enabled software, developed by NIC, that is deployed/hosted from RailTel Tier III Uptime certified data centre for Railway applications.

HRMS

  • HRMS Employee Mobile Application (Beta Version / Under Trial) is Developed by CRIS, for Employees of Indian Railways.

IPAS

  • IPAS (Integrated Payroll Accounting System) as part of AIMS (Accounting Informtion Management System) of Indian Railways IT application

Disclaimer:- The Contents are of the views of the videos/content procedures. If there is any variation in the contents with the codes, manuals, circulars, rules, etc. then the provisions in the codes, manuals, circulars, rules, etc/ should be treated as correct. Original and letest circulars may kindly be referred.
professional logo design
Total Visitor's