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Indian Railways – Some Facts and Figures

February 26, 2013 | General | 15 comments

Indian Railways - Some Facts and Figures

DO YOU KNOW TAHT?? : Indian Railways is the second largest railway network in whole world and the largest Asia,  under one management .

- The Railways work up with more than 7,500 railway stations. It has a fleet of not less than 7800 locomotives, 40,000 coaches & 3,26,000 wagons. 9 pairs of Rajdhani and 13 pairs of Shatabdi Express.

- The total spread of track is more than 62,000 kms, which is approx 1/3rd of the  distance of Moon from the Earth.

- Indian Railways runs around 11,000 trains everyday, of which 7,000 are passenger trains.

- Indian Railways daily carries more than 11 million passengers & 1 million tonnes of freight.

- Indian Railways’s Fastest Train is  Bhopal-Shatabdi (runs at a speed up to 140 Km/ph)

-  The first train on Indian sub-continent ran over a stretch of 21 miles from Bombay to Thane.

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