Sudhanshu Mani

The Great Indian Railways Makeover

Lhendup G Bhutia

Sleek new trains and a rapid modernisation push are enhancing the appeal of railway travel

Flair and Fast

Vande Bharat is changing train travel for Indians with its speed, comfort and look

‘Vande Bharat is a symbol of resurgent India’

For Sudhanshu Mani, the innovator behind the Vande Bharat train and author of My Train 18 Story, it was the realisation of a childhood dream that India should have a swanky, modern and fast train. He spoke to Open about his journey and his train’s


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