from Photographers' Blog:

Riding India’s railways

February 25, 2013

Across India

By Navesh Chitrakar

My journey on the great railways of India began on October 23, 2012. The trip not only marked my first visit to India, it was also the first time that I had ever travelled on real trains because my home country, Nepal, does not have a proper rail network.

from Full Focus:

Riding India’s railways

February 25, 2013

Photographer Navesh Chitrakar spent three months travelling on India's railways, documenting the world's fourth largest rail system, ahead of the Indian Railway Budget announcement. Almost all rail operations in India are handled by state-owned organisation Indian Railways which operates 9,000 passenger trains and transports up to 20 million passengers every day. Read Navesh's personal account here.

from India Insight:

Human waste corroding Indian railway network

February 22, 2012

Human faeces is scattered across India’s 64,400 kilometres of rail lines.

One of the world’s largest surface transport networks, carrying 30 million people and 2.8 tonnes of goods daily, is being downed by those using it.

from The Great Debate (India):

Are you happy with the Railway Budget?

February 25, 2011

Are you happy with the Railway budget?Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee unveiled a populist budget on Friday that froze both passenger and freight fares, disappointing hopes for major reform in a lagging sector key to the country's infrastructure growth.

from UK News:

Time to renationalise the railways?

July 27, 2009

Britain's railway franchises have been branded "a mess" by a group of MPs, who call for major reforms including the nationalisation of the troubled East Coast mainline.