Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Diversity Related to Trains in India

There are different types of things in India. The country is packed with variety in all areas. Whether you talk about seasons, festivals, states, clothing, travelling means or any other thing; you can find extensiveness in this country.Talking about the most popular traveling mean of India, railways, these are absolutely overwhelming.

You can find diversity in every inch of trains and their related facilities. Whether you are a well-off family or a low budgeted family; you can easily travel by trains. There are trains with low tickets and also trains with luxurious trains. It is all about what you choose to travel by. Have a look below on some of the distinct things about Indian Railways.

Slow and fast trains

You can find different slow and fast trains in India. Have you ever pondered about the slowest and fastest trains that run in this country? Well, the New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express is the fastest train in the realm of Indian railways. The superfast train runs at an average speed of 91 kmph and touches a maximum speed of one hundred fifty kmph on one hundred ninety five kilometresDelhi-Agra stretch. On the other hand, the Nilgiri Express has a normal speed of ten kmph,and hence,is theslowest train in India.

Non-stop and with halts

The Trivandrum-NizamuddinRajdhani Express is a train that covers the 528km stretch between Vadodara and Kota. It does so non-stop and hence reserves the spot at the top in the list of non-stop long distance trains.  On the other side, Howrah-Amritsar Express has the maximum number of halts at one hundred fifteen. Look at the diversity in the timings, halts and so on!

Punctuality factor

Punctuality is really important in traveling. There many trains in the country that is absolutely punctual. But have you ever heard about the trainsthat get delayed from their exact time?  Well, it is always better to know about the trains and their nature. There are some trains that usually get late and always reach after their due time.  Guwahati-Trivandrum Express is one such train that is considered to be the most unreliable long-distance Indian train. There is a general delay of ten to twelve hours per trip on scheduled traveling time of sixty five hours and 5 minutes.


Many of you might be fond of tunnels, are you? There are many trains in India that go through different tunnels. It might interest you that the lengthiestrail tunnel in India is named PirPanjal tunnel at a length of 11.215 km. the train was finished in the December 2012 in J&K. it gives a thrilling experience and the travellers get an awe inspiring time in the tunnel.

The names

The record for the longest station name is Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta on Arakkonam-Renigunta section located near Chennai. The smallest station names are IB that is situated near Jharsuguda in Odisha and OD that is around Anand in Gujarat.

Thus, while you find different types of trains, stations and names; there is different type of Train Food too for the ease and experience of everybody.