The City of Guwahati

Guwahati formerly Prāgjyotishpura meaning “city of eastern light “city of eastern astrology and Durjaya meaning “impregnable” were the capitals of the ancient state of Kamarupa under Varman’s and Pala’s respectively Many ancient Hindu temples are in the city, Kamakhya, Umananda, Navagraha, Sukreswar, Basistha, Lankeshwar, Doul Govinda, Dirgheshwari, Ugro Tara, Rudreswar etc., are but a few. …

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The City of Srinagar

The North Indian city of Srinagar  is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Kashmir Valley and lies on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of river Indus. The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also known for its …

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The city of Puri

Puri   (Oriya ) is a city and the district headquarters of puri district, situated on the Bay of Bengal 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of the state capital Bhubaneswar in the Indian state of Orissa. It is also known as Jagannath Puri after the 11th century Jagannath Temple located in the city. Puri is …

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The City of Lucknow

Lucknow is a city in India and capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of Lucknow District and Lucknow Division. Located in what was originally known as the Awadh (Oudh) region, Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city, and flourished as a cultural and artistic capital of North …

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The city of Secunderabad

Secunderabad or Sikandarabad About this sound listen (help·info) (Telugu: , Urdu: سکندرآباد) popularly known as the twin city of Hyderabad is located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh north of Hyderabad. Named after Sikandar Jah, the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, Secunderabad was founded in 1806 AD as a British cantonment. Although …

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The City of Bhopal

Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is a fascinating amalgam of scenic beauty, old historic city and modern urban planning. It is the 11th century city Bhojpal, founded by Raja Bhoj, but the present city was established by an Afghan soldier, Dost Mohammed (1707-1740). His descendants build Bhopal into a beautiful city. The two lakes …

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Special trains for Sabarimala season(2012-2013)

Chennai Central – Kollam Superfast Weekly Special & Kollam – Chennai Central Weekly Special: T.No.06001 Chennai Central – Kollam Superfast Weekly Special will leave Chennai Central at 15.15 hrs. o­n Mondays from 19.11.2012 to 21.1.2013 and arrive Kollam at 05.30 hrs. o­n Tuesdays. T.No.06002 Kollam – Chennai Central Weekly Special will leave Kollam at 11.15 …

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The city of Thane

Thane  is a city in Maharashtra, India, at the head of the Thane Creek. It is the administrative headquarters of Thane district. On 16 April 1853, the G.I.P. Railway’s first train ever to run in India rolled out from “Boree Bunder” (now the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) to “Thane” (then Tannah), 34 kilometers away. This marked …

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Special Festive Trains 2013

In order to clear the festival rush Indian Railway ply special festive trains each year which are operational for a specific time period. Special Festive Train 2013 From Mumbai Special Festive Train 2013 From Bangalore Special Festive Train 2013 From Kolkata Special Festive Train 2013 From Assam Special Festive Train 2013 From Lucknow Special Festive …

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