15 Amazing Facts About Indian Railways That Will Blow Your Mind

Indian Railways, the world’s fourth largest in terms of network, is a lifeline for the 14 million people who use it every day. We have collected 15 Amazing facts about Indian Railways that will blow your mind. Let’s check out:

Facts about Indian Railways:

1. Busiest Railway Station –Howrah Railway Station 974 Trains

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2. Biggest Train Station –Howrah Junction Railway Station 23 Platforms

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3. Most Powerful Freight Locomotive –Indian Locomotive Class WAG-9

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4. Beautiful Railway Station –Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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5. Largest Railway Marshaling Yard –Mughalsarai Junction Railway Station

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6. Largest Route Relay Interlocking System –New Delhi Railway Station

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7. Longest Rail Tunnel –Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel 11.21 km

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8. Cleanest Train Station –Surat Railway Station

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

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

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

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

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

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14. Longest Railway Platform –Gorakhpur Railway Station 1.35 kilometres

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15. Highest Railway Station –Ghum Railway Station 7,405 ft

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