Amazing Facts of Indian Railway
The slow moving of the train and the rest oscillations are able to turn every traveler to a different space. Indian Railways – the World’s third biggest Train System has lots of information that most of us are not aware of.
1.Indian Railway is building the maximum train bridge over Chenab, in J&K Five times the height of Qutub Minar, it will be higher than the Eiffel Tower.
2.Loco-pilots (train drivers) are compensated more than a normal software engineer Salaries are the tune of Rs. 1 Lac per month and more.
3.No loco-pilot has discontinued the train even in the face of certain death
4.The Indian Railways website gets close to 12 Lakh strikes per minute. Hourly visitors on IRTC.com is more than yearly visitors of some of the most popular Indian sites. It can support almost 5 thousand discussions at once. But, we’ve got more people than that.
5.The slowest train goes constant at the pace of 10 kms per hour.You can leap off the train, light up a smoking, take few pulls and go up on the train again. It’s the Mettupalayam Ooty Nilgiri Traveler train.
6.If the paths of Indian railways were to be laid out, they would circle the world almost 1.5 times
7.The trains got bathrooms after Indian Railways finished about 50 years! Back then, travelers had to wait back until the next place to response the call of nature!
Thank Okhil Chandra for making Native indian Railways do the required. He had written a letter to Indian Railways last but not least, there were bathrooms in 1909!
8.Back in the old days, elephants were used to position the cartridges
9.Its 161 decades old! 16th Apr, 1853. That’s decades back.
10.The place with an extended name is Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta And it’s sometimes written with ‘Sri’ prefixed. Quite a mouthful.
11.Most untrustworthy train in Indian Railways is Guwahati-Trivandrum Express.It is delayed on a normal by ten to 12 hours. Gosh!
12.The lengthiest tunnel in the nation is 11.215 miles long! It is the Pir Panjal Train canal in Jammu and Kashmir.
13.The place with the tiniest name is known as ‘IB ’: It’s in Odisha
14.Before setting up Automated Point System , thousands of security officers lost their fingers and hands trying to fix it personally. Whenever a train got delayed and we reported, an Indian Railways worker probably lost his limbs for us
15.The lengthiest running train includes a range of 4273 km between Dibrugarh and Kanyakumari: It’s known as the Vivek Express.