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Nilgiris Railway to get heritage status

While the long-cherished dream of getting heritage status to the Nilgiris Mountain Railway may not be too far away, the railways are now more concerned about how to make the train more......

For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as......

Rains lash TN again; 6 more deaths take toll to 80

Six more people died in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu, taking the toll from heavy northeast monsoon showers to 80 since its onset two weeks ago. Weathermen on Sunday have forecast more rains......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Railways to go for JVs to enhance rolling stock

Railways is embarking on public-private joint venture to produce 1,000 units each of diesel and electric locomotives over the next 10 years to enhance their rolling stock, a Railway Board member......

Railways undecided on luxury trains for 3 states

The much-hyped public private partnership motto of the railway ministry seems to have gone nowhere, as the ministry continues to sit over proposals from at least three state governments to start......

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Q. how many Mountain Railways in India? Mention their names.
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-mountain-railways-in-india-mention-their-names./26669698/answers/

Flying Saucer
Q. Indian Railway\'s only line with Rack & Pinion system: where it is operated ??
Flying Saucer:  A. In India, Nilgiri Mountain Railway is the only mountain rail line of metre gauge system that is fitted with the unique rack and pinion arrangemen more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indian-railways-only-line-with-rack-amp-pinion-system-where-/26669698/answers/14141843

srini
Q. Which is the only rack railway in India?
Srini:  A. Nilgiri Mountain Railway more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-only-rack-railway-in-india/14141797/answers/11375777

Good Citizen
Q. Is Ooty in Karnataka ?
Good Citizen:  A. Ooty is not is the state of Karnataka, but is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is a hill-station situated 2240 mts above the sea level. It is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-ooty-in-karnataka-/11375761/answers/8338190

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For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo:... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/for-the-love-of-ruskin-bond/20141218.htm
Outstanding Ooty

According to a saying, Cliches are Cliches for a reason. And that's probably why even when newer destinations and off-beaten trails crop up, some... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-outstanding-ooty-2038089
Now, cooking oil to power huge Central Railway locomotives

Prev By Shashank Rao | Posted 42 minutes ago Central Railway plans to use biodiesel — a mix of 95% diesel and 5% used cooking oil — to... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/now-cooking-oil-to-power-huge-central-railway-locomotives/15771157
NMR suspended for two days due to landslip

ri Mountain Railway were cancelled for two days from today, following landslip between Aderley and Hillgrove stations. The train, which started... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nmr-suspended-for-two-days-due-to-landslip-114111400967_1.html
The call of the hills

From the Himalayas in the north to the Nilgiris in the south, quaint hill stations nestled in these mountains offer travellers unique, experential... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/travel/cover-story-travel/the-call-of-the-hills/

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