The IRFCA Forums

The Main Line Forums for the main topics of interest regarding railways in India.

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Information on the IRFCA forums, guidelines, and policies.
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General Discussions

Topics of general interest regarding trains and their running, operational aspects, loco links, etc.
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Sightings & Gen

Reports of train sightings, off-links, surprises, rare routings, etc.
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Train schedules, routing and timetable minutiae.
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Technical

Railway technology and technical operational aspects: motive power, rolling stock, permanent way, signalling, etc.
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History and Heritage

Topics from the history of railways in India, heritage, and preservation.
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Trivia

All kinds of trivia - superlatives, interesting facts, obscure details...
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Modelling Indian trains. Building routes, activities and other related objects using Microsoft Train Simulator (MSTS) or other simulators.
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Current news items.
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Links to pictures and videos taken during railfanning sessions.
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Trip Reports

This forum is now closed. Please post trip reports to General Discussions with the [TRIP] thread prefix.
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Policy and Management

Topics of economic policy and railway management.
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(541) 955-1797

A forum intended specifically for new members to ask questions and get answers from the more experienced members.
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(704) 271-4679 Other topics related to railways, the railfanning community and events, and diversions.

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Meet other railfans, arrange railfanning events, plan trips, etc.
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Metros, Trams, etc.

Discussions of metro and subway systems, trams, light rail, monorails, elevated rail transit, and others distinct from the main IR network.
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Railway Photography

For discussion of techniques of railway photography.
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Derailed

Discussions that are off the principal subject of railways in India.
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Meta

A forum to discuss IRFCA itself - the web site, the forums, suggestions for improvements, etc.
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