About Indian Railways and Trains
The lifeline of the country, Indian
Railway is famous worldwide for its efficient and reliable services. Headed
by the single headed management under the Government of India, Indian
Railways is proudly largest Asian railway network.
It is also the worlds second largest utility employer with more than
1.36 million employees, empowering the network with smooth and efficient
The well defined railway track net runs over 60,000 kilometers, connects
7500 stations and serves as an important mode for nearly 20 million
passengers every day.
The extensive rail network connects the cultural, regional and economic
fabric of the country by reaching in all directions, states, cities,
junctions and suburbs. One doesnt even mind travelling for long hours
as the experience of exploring the countryside on the Indian Train trail is
a fascinating experience. Many known train routes include Rajdhani Express,
Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Superfast Express, etc.
Apart from these trains, Indian Railways also offer experience of Indian
luxury and grandeur on the go through six luxury trains including Palace on
Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, The Golden Chariot, Deccan Odyssey, The
Indian Maharaja and Maharajas Express featuring Princely India Tour,
Royal India Tour, Classical India & Celestial India.
Another feather to the crown of Indian Railways includes the toy train.
This route in Eastern Railways known as Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is
famous for its spectacular views of citys tea gardens in a vintage
way. Followed by Hill Cart Road, this route is recognized as a world
heritage site by UNESCO.
Metro Railways are a new face of Indian Railways linking various nearest
cities. Apart from Kolkata and Delhi NCR, Metro Rapid Transit System is
ready to track the suburbs like Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
In present scenario, Indian Railway Network is growing extensively reaching
every nook and corner along with providing value added services to the