Railway development received high priority under the NDA II government. First under Suresh Prabhu and subsequently under Piyush Goyal, the railway portfolio gained weight. While the dedicated freight corridor initiated earlier by the UPA government was a major milestone, it has been taking long years to make an impact.
The other day I took a Rs 100 ticket to commute from the Airport to Central to Washermanpet to Airport. The last stretch took me all of 35 minutes, which is impossible if I were to travel by car whether in dense traffic or otherwise. The various stations are however
Tamil Nadu has an extensive rail network that facilitates cargo and passenger movement to different parts of the state. Four of the six divisions of the southern railway are located in Tamil Nadu and account for a large share of the network of 5081 route km, moving 55 millions of