Photo Source: indiarailinfo Indian Railways owned the longest railway platform in the world at Kharagpur with a length of 2,733 feet. Now, breaking the record, Gorakhpur station has recently taken its place with a span of 4,430 feet.
Photo Source: Wikipedia Two historical railway elements are included in the UNESCO’ World Heritage site list – the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and the Indian Mountain Railways. The Indian Mountain Railways includes three railways – the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, Nilgiri Mountain Railways and Kalka Shimla Railway. All three trains have been functional for some 100 years. […]
Photo Source: Indian Transport Portal Indian Railways has Five Luxury Trains These are: Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Palace on Wheels (Rajasthan), The Golden Chariot (Karnataka and Goa), The Maharajas’ Express (begins in Delhi but the itinerary differs) and The Deccan Odyssey (begins in Maharashtra but itinerary differs). They are the pride of Indian Railways as […]
Photo Source: able2know Indian Railways is the Largest Railways Network to be operated by a single government and is the world’s third largest network with a total length of 127,760 kms. The annual tally is 8421 million passengers on 9991 trains connecting 7,172 stations across the country.