Thursday, February 26, 2015

15 Interesting Facts about Indian Railways

1) Largest railway networks with 115,000 Kms of track over a route of 65,000 Kms and 7,500 stations.

2) Indian railways carry more than 25 million passenger everyday ,more than the entire population of Australia

3) The full Track of Indian Railways can circle the equator one-and -a half times

4) with length of 1366.33 m in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh is the longest platform in the world

5) World highest rail bridge is located in Jammu and Kashmir over Chenab River,Its height is more than Eiffel Tower.

6) Ferry queen is oldest function steam engine in the world has been listed in Guinness Book of World Records.

7) The new Delhi railways is registered in Guinness Book of Records for having the world's largest route interlocking system

8) Indian rail 9th largest commercial employer with 1.4 Million

9) "Venkatanarasimharajuvariipeta" Longest name ammong all station in Indian railways sytem located in Andhra Pradesh.

10) "IB" is shortest station name in Indian railway in Orrisa

11) Howrah-Amritsar Express is having maximum number of stoppage with 115 stoppage

12) Guwahati-Trivandrum Express Trains charted journey time is 65 Hours and 5 minutes,but the average deal on a trip is about 10-12 hours

13) Darjeeling Himalaya railways attained the World Heritage status from UNESCO

14) For more than 50 Year Railways do not have Toilets.

15) Britisher may have given our Railways but first railways track was constructed by two  Indian.


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