Tag Archives: Indian Railways

Indian Railways.

My readers will remember my love for the railways from my earlier posts. Just one written ten years ago should suffice. One of the few regrets that I now is my inability to travel, particularly by train. I was totally … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 19. Bradshaw And Higginbotham’s.

When I responded to Cheerful Monk’s lament about the inability of Amtrak to give some indication of the ETA of their delayed train journey, without even thinking about it I used a Proper Noun which was, at least for my … Continue reading

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Travel Series VI.

Lin, the promised bonus post on the Travel Series. I had written this three years ago! “Gender Change. During my recent trips to the South of India, I had a couple of misadventures with the Indian Railways. To start with, … Continue reading

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Gender Change.

During my recent trips to the South of India, I had a couple of misadventures with the Indian Railways. To start with, I was unable to reserve my seat on a train from Bengaluru to Chennai either directly online or … Continue reading

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The Frontier Mail And The Grand Trunk Express.

My regular readers will recollect my fascination for the railways. As a traveling salesman before I got kicked upstairs and could fly, I have traveled throughout India by trains, and two of the trains that I used fairly regularly were … Continue reading

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