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Indian Railways – 10 Interesting Facts
Jul 25 2012 (7:33PM)
News Entry# 85418 Indian Railways – 10 Interesting Facts
Posted by: KSG*^~ Added by: rdb*^ Jul 25 2012 (7:36PM)
1. Fastest train in India New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express is the fastest train in India. The all air-conditioned superfast train clocks a maximum speed of 150km/h on the Faridabad-Agra section. It also has the highest commercial speed - 89.87 km/h- and covers the 704 km New Delhi - Bhopal stretch in 7 hours 50 minutes.
2. Longest, shortest run by a train Kanyakumari-Jammu Tawi Himsagar Express has the longest run in terms of total time and distance in Indian Railways. The train covers a distance of 3751km in 71 hours and 45 minutes. Shortest run: Scheduled services between Nagpur and Ajni stations situated just 3km from each other – primarily meant for crew to travel from Nagpur station to the workshop at...