Indian Railways History Incidents Complete Details

Indian Railways History Incidents Complete Details

Indian Railways History Incidents Complete Details: Dear aspirants, the bellow section gives you a complete account about Indian Railways History Details. The first proposal regarding Indian railways came in to light in 1832 in Madras. On April 16th, 1853 India’s first train stated from Bombay’s Bori Bunder to Thane. The bellow table will give complete details regarding Indian Railways.

Indian Railways Complete History Details:

Indian Railways – Time – Fact Indian Railways – Incident
Madras 1832 Indian Railways First proposal
On April 16th, 1853, when a train with 14 railway carriages and 400 guests left Bombay’s Bori Bunder for Thane. Indian Railways Founded
1676 mm; 1000 mm; 762 mm; 610 mm Track gauge
21,500 km Electrification
7000 to 8000 Stations
65,000 km Length
1951 Nationalization
New Delhi, India Headquarter
Parsik Tunnel First Rail Tunnel
Calcutta Metro First Underground Railway
Dapoorie Viaduct on the Mumbai-Thane route First Railway Bridge
24 Coaches Normal length of a passenger train
New Delhi (1986) First Computerized Reservation
Ran between Bombay’s Victoria Terminus and Kurla along the Harbour Line of CR, on February 3, 1925, a distance of 9.5 miles First electric train in India
India New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express is the fastest train in India (runs at a speed up to 150 Km/ph) Fastest Train in India
Ran between Bombay’s Victoria Terminus and Kurla along the Harbour Line of CR, on February 3, 1925, a distance of 9.5 miles First electric train in India
Ib, near Jharsuguda in Odisha and Od, near Anand in Gujarat Shortest Station Name
Venkatanarasimharajuvariipeta on the Arakkonam-Renigunta section near Chennai Longest Station Name
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Oldest Station in India
Bangalore Mail has been running in various guises since 1864 Oldest trains still running in India
Ghoom Highest railway station in India
The Bombay–Pune Deccan Queen Oldest running dining car in India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Busiest Railway Station in India
About 10,000 trains Daily Runs
Naliya near Bhuj in Gujarat Western most station
Howrah Station Largest railway complex in India
Vivek Express from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari travels a distance of 4273 Longest Run (Time)
About 1.6 million people, fourth largest employer in World People Employed
Guwahati-Trivandrum Express is said to be the most unreliable long-distance train in the country. The charted journey time is 65 hours and 5 minutes, but the average delay on a trip is about 10-12 hours. Least punctual train
Route between Nagpur and Ajni (3km) Shortest Run
More than 11 million passengers & 1 million tonnes of freight Daily Carries
Indian Railways History Incidents Complete Details
Kanyakumari Southernmost railway station
Trivandrum – H. Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express travels the 528km stretch between Vadodara and Kota non-stop Longest non-stop travel/ Trains with most stops
Navyug express between Mangalore and Jammu Tawi Train crosses the largest number of states
Kerala Express (3054 km in 42.5 hrs) Longest Run for Daily Train
Siliguri Railway Station Railway Station with all the Three Gauges
Ledo on branch line from Tinsukia East most railway station
 1908 First electric locomotive
Ernakulam-Barauni Train crossed maximum number of zones
Trivandrum Rajdhani covering 528 km Longest Non-Stop Run (Distance)
Howrah-Amritsar Express (115 halts) Train with Maximum Number of Halts
Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus  and the Mountain Railways of ( Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a narrow gauge railway in West Bengal) UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Gorakhpur (1.35 km in length) Longest Railway Platform
Navapur (Maharashtra and Gujarat), Bhawani Mandi (Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan) Stations across State Lines
Flying Rani introduced in 2005 First double Decker train
Kolhapur-Gondia Maharashtra Exp, The largest distance entirely in one state
Rail link between Idapalli railway station and ICTT, 4.62km Longest Railway Bridge in India
Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir Northernmost railway station
Safilguda and Dayanand Nagar stations on the Secunderabad, 170m apart. Shortest distance between stations
The Ghambir Khad bridge between Jammu Tawi and Udhampur is 77m tall. Tallest bridge in India
Karbude Tunnel of the Konkan Railway (6.5 km) Longest Tunnel in India
Fairy Queen (1855), still in working order Oldest Preserved Locomotive in India

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