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After reading about Indian Railways' recent efforts to provide a makeover to their trains and ensure a smooth ride on them, memories of my own wonderful train journeys came trundling to mind. Looking...
Barring those who were young and single, we used to visit the railway station to receive almost everyone. In many ways, our presence at the railway platform was a sign of welcome, an affirmation that the guests were wanted. Much as I hate visiting dirty crowded railway stations today, I remember my childhood station visits with some degree of nostalgia.