The Great Indian Railway Romance: Notes from India for England’s rail news aggregator Rail Tube
Type: Kindle Only
File Size: 22,043 KB
Print Length: 425 pages (English)
Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Text-to-speech: Not Enabled
Publisher: Elephant Books India (p) (1 August 2020)
About the Book
A three-year-old journey of tracking Indian Railways news updates with documentation of events and nuggets from history, exclusively for readers of Rail Tube. This is a compilation of a weekly column on Indian Railway that was written by Rajendra B. Aklekar for UK-based Rail Tube Web Portal for three years.
About the Author
A journalist for the past 25+ years, Rajendra B. Aklekar has two things on his mind—the railways and Bombay. He started his career with Rusi Karanjia’s firebrand The Daily, where he used to run a weekly column on the history of Bombay’s railway stations. Presently, Aklekar is associated with presently with Mid-Day, Mumbai as Senior Assistant Editor. He has trained himself in museology to document Bombay’s vanishing relics, helped the railways set up heritage galleries, and worked on several prestigious projects to conserve the city’s ancient structures.
Rajendra is the bestselling author of Halt Station India and India’s Railways Man: A Biography of E. Sreedharan.