Close knit India

CII and IR’s ICF concluded a successful first Indian  exhibition, IRCE,   on rail coaches . The vent brought forth the potential that Indian industry has , showcasing the Train 18 project that will set up new marks for passenger services in India. This issue also reviews the various actions IR plans to increase passenger train speeds .Also reported are some of the emerging technologies and changes that were exhibited in the IRCE. And an intriguing piece of nostalgia :a school boy’s daily steam loco trips, to and from the school!