New Charms of Old Railways

Sometimes, railways are a better alternative to air travel, says a newlyconverted rail traveller Veeresh Malik

Last week, I travelled from New Delhi to Lucknow and back on the Swarna Shatabdi Express, on one way, and the New Delhi-Lucknow Non-Stop Special, on the other. The trains left and arrived at both ends spot on time, city-centre to city-centre. The stations were reasonably clean as...

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