Tag Archives: Indian Railways

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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