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FACTS ABOUT INDIAN RAILWAYS

FACTS ABOUT INDIAN RAILWAY

1. India’s first train ran between:
# Bombay and Thane

2. The world’s longest railway platform is in India at:
# Gorakhpur

3. The train that has the longest run in terms of distance and time on Indian Railways network is:
# Vivek Express

4. Train that runs between India and Pakistan is:
# Samjhauta Express

5. Train running between India and Bangladesh is:
# Maitree Express

6. Indian train that won the world Heritage Status from UNESCO
# Darjeeling Himalayan Railways

7. The luxury train launched by the Indian Railways in Rajasthan is:
# Palace on wheels

8. The Highest railway station in India
# Ghum railway station (West Bengal)

9. The Longest Railway bridge in India
# Vallarpadam Bridge, 4.62km (kerala)

10. The Longest Railway Tunnel in India (Asia’s second)
# Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel, 11.2km (Jammu and Kashmir)

11. Slogan of Indian Railway
# Lifeline of the Nation

COURTESY Mr ARUN KUMAR

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