May you all have been travelled through Indian Railway, but do you know the interesting facts about it? The New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express is the fastest train of Indian railway which runs at an average speed of 91 kmph, while Nilgiri Express is the India’s slowest train with an average speed of 10 kmph.
Belapur and Srirampur are two different stations in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, at the same location on the railway route but on opposite sides of the track.
Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta is the longest station name in Indian Railway. It comes on the Arakkonam-Renigunta section near Chennai.
While, Od, near Anand in Gujarat and Ib, near Jharsuguda in Odisha are the shortest station names in India.
Gorakhpur’s railway platform is the longest railway platform in the world. It measures 1.35km.
The oldest working locomotive in India is the Fairy Queen. It was manufactured in 1855, which is also the world’s oldest functioning steam engine.