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Important Trains....
  • What would  we call to the operations spread over 3 million square km, covering a network of over 60,000 km, having almost 7000 destinations across the country, with more than 1.5 million employees and catering to over 20 million people daily? 
    There can only be one word - Stunning. 
    And That's called The Indian Railways-Operations Marvel !
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Food & Catering
  • In most of the long distance trains in India, food is provided on-board. Pantry Cars are attached to these trains. Meals are included in the fare on Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, while Indian Railways catering staff come around to collect orders an hour or two before mealtimes.    Read More
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Tracks and Guages
  • Indian railways uses four gauges. The 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge which is wider than the 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge; the 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) metre gauge; and two narrow gauges, 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) and 610 mm (2 ft).    Read More
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Important Trains
  • The Shatabdis are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious. The Shatabdi Express trains run over short to medium distances while the Rajdhani Expresses are long-distance trains connecting the nation's capital New Delhi to capitals of states. 
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Interesting Facts
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History of Indian Railways
  • The history of rail transport in India began in the mid-nineteenth century. The core of the pressure for building Railways In India came from London. In 1849, there was not a single kilometre of railway line in India. A British engineer, Robert Maitland Brereton, was responsible for the expansion of the railways from 1857 onwards. Read More
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