15 Mind Blowing Facts About Indian Railways

Indian Railways is one of the largest railway network in the world,carried millions of passengers daily with tons of freight. Here are top 15 mind blowing facts about Indian Railways along with Diamond railway crossing near Nagpur,Northern Railways is India’s biggest zone and New Delhi railway station is one of the busiest and largest railway station in India. Image source:newsmobile,travel India.

India’s Fastest Train –Gatimaan Express 160 km/h

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Longest Railway Platform –Gorakhpur Railway Station 1.35 kilometres

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Cleanest Train Station –Surat Railway Station

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Biggest Train Station –Howrah Junction Railway Station 23 Platforms

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Highest Railway Station –Ghum Railway Station 7,405 ft

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Largest Railway Marshaling Yard –Mughalsarai Junction Railway Station

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Beautiful Railway Station –Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Longest Traveling Train –Dibrugarh Kanyakumari Vivek Express 4,233 km

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Most Expensive Luxury Train –Maharaja Express 1,74,600 4 Days/ 3 Nights

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Busiest Railway Station –Howrah Railway Station 974 Trains

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Longest Rail Bridge Above Water –Vembanad Rail Bridge 4,620 m

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Longest Rail Tunnel –Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel 11.21 km

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Tallest Railway Bridge –Chenab River Railway Bridge 1,178 ft

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Most Powerful Freight Locomotive –Indian Locomotive Class WAG-9

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Largest Route Relay Interlocking System –New Delhi Railway Station

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Secondary Facts About Indian Railways

Second Fastest Train –Bhopal Shatabdi Express

Second Highest Railway Station –Ooty Railway Station

Second Longest Railway Bridge –Upper Son Bridge

Second Biggest Train Station –Sealdah Railway Station

Second Longest Running Train –Himsagar Express

Second Tallest Bridge –Anjikhad Railway Bridge

Second Longest Railway Platform –Kollam Junction Railway Station

Second Busiest Railway Junction –Vijayawada Railway Station

Second Beautiful Railway Station –Chennai Central Railway Station

Second Cleanest Railway Station –Rajkot Railway Station

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