Train To Kashmir

  • Railway track blown up by militants in J&K March 7, 2011

    Srinagar: Militants on Monday night blew up a portion of a railway track at Nowgam in Kashmir Valley following which the train services have been suspended, police officials said. The ultras triggered a blast on the railway track at Soothoo, less than one kilometre from Nowgam Railway station at around 9.00...
  • Wheels of change may bring diplomacy on track June 21, 2008

    Budgam: More than 70,000 kms of a rail track which links the entire country could somehow never make its way to Kashmir. Now when it has, we take a look at what it means to the people of the Valley. Another interesting aspect to look into is track diplomacy. Read...
  • Rail link construction best solution to militancy June 21, 2008

    A fragile rock structure on one hand and an equally delicate security situation on the other - This rail link passes through many militancy-hit villages, villages which were an ideal combination of unemployment and inaccessibility. Here is the story on the track is the alternate road to peace. Read on... Ramban:...
  • 30 Minutes: Train to Kashmir, a century in the making June 23, 2008

    It's a project that's been a century in the making - a train from Udhampur in Jammu to Baramulla in Kashmir, through mountains and across valleys, for close to 300 kilometres. It is a train whose makers hope it will reduce conflict, create jobs, and finally connect Kashmir to the...