What are some facts about India that Indians are generally unaware of? by Shri Ram
Answer by Shri Ram:
Locopilots are earning more than 1 lakh rupees a month.
On average, 4.15 lakh tickets are booked everyday in IRCTC website
If the tracks of Indian railways were to be laid out, they would circle the earth almost 1.5 times.
Elephants were employed to position the cartridges
Least punctual train Guwahati-Trivandrum Express is said to be the most unreliable long-distance train in the country. The charted journey time is 65 hours and 5 minutes, but the average delay on a trip is about 10-12 hours.
The longest tunnel in the country
Located in Pir Panjal Range of Himalayas in Jammu And Kashmir, the Pir Panjal Tunnel – which is 11.2 km long -is the longest railway tunnel of India.
The station with the smallest name is IB,
The station with the longest name is ‘Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta’ (Thanks)
India has the world’s longest platform – Gorakhpur railway station, Uttar Pradesh, India:1,366.33 m (4,483 ft) – Thanks)
Longest running train in India is Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Vivek Express which covers 4273km
A train covers a distance of 528 km without a single stop. It’s Trivandrum – H. Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (between Vadodara and Kota non-stop)
2 crore passengers use indian railways daily