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Some Wikipedians have formed a project to improve organisation and standardised look and feel of articles related to the Railways in India.

If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.

New articles page contains articles that may be Railways in India related. Please add this page your watchlist and monitor the articles.


The scope of this article fundamentally is loosely defined as all articles and sections relating to Railways in India. Almost all of these will be (eventually) categorised under Category:Rail transport in India and Category:India


  1. Creation of a generally standard look and feel for all Railways in India-related articles.
  2. To produce as many Featured Articles as possible related to Railways in India.

To-do list[edit]

  • Make a strong community
edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Indian railways:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:


To join the WikiProject Indian railways, edit this section and add # {{User|yourusername}} and any comments to the end of the following list of members.

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Member userbox[edit]

You may place {{User WikiProject Railways in India}} on your user page to display the following userbox:


These are the sections that should be included.


Note: Do not add indicscripts in lead and infoboxes as per the consensus at WP:INDICSCRIPTS and Indicscript_in_infoboxes.

Railway station : The lead should mention its railway code, geographical location and the name of settlement served by the station. The major lines, sections, branch lines its significance.

Lines and sections : It should have mention of geographical location (district(s), state(s) etc.,) and its main line(s) and stations served.

  • Rating: Compulsory
  • Length: 2-3 paragraphs


The theories of name from which the station derives its name with valid citations.

  • Rating: Section optional; inclusion important
  • Length: minimum one paragraph


The history section should include the years when the station(s)/section(s) was built. Do not use subheadings.

  • Rating: Compulsory
  • Length: 2-3 paragraphs;


The syntax for the userbox for members of this project is

Code Result
{{User WikiProject Railways in India}}


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Naming conventions[edit]

WikiProject Railways in India notice[edit]

Place this WikiProject notice {{WP India}} at the top of an article's Talk page to direct editors to the WikiProject Railways in India for guidelines.

To use it, place {{WP India|railways=yes|railways-importance=}} at the top of an article's talk page. It will produce:

WikiProject India / Railways (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject India, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of India-related topics. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page.
 Project  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
Taskforce icon
This page is supported by the Indian railways workgroup.

Alternately, the {{WikiProject Trains}} banner also includes parameters for articles within this project's scope. To use this banner, place {{WikiProject Trains|India=yes|India-importance=}} at the top of the article's talk page (note that the capitalization on the parameter name is significant). It looks like this (with the class=NA parameter used for this transclusion):

WikiProject Trains / in India (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject Trains, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to rail transport on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion. See also: WikiProject Trains to do list
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.



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