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Since,it’s start nearly 170 years ago by the Britishtrains have been an integral part of Indian lives but I’m sure not very many know all these amazing facts.

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Important Facts About Indian Railway-Part-3_50.121.Most number of parallel tracks/ Three gauges at one station : Seven parallel tracks between  Bandra Terminus and Andheri – 10km

22. Busiest station : VIJAYAWADA JN is the busiest railway station, with 247 unique trains.

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Important Facts About Indian Railway-Part-3_70.123.Oldest Working Locomotive : Indian Railways still has the oldest preserved locomotive in working  order, the Fairy Queen which was made way back in 1855. It is the oldest functioning steam engine in the world, which finds a place in the Guinness Book of World Records and got Heritage Award at the International Tourist Bureau, Berlin in March 2000

24.Labor Force : Indian Railways is the world’s eighth largest commercial or utility employer, by number of employees, with over 1.4 million employees. It is also the India’s largest employer.

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Important Facts About Indian Railway-Part-3_90.125.Railway Network : Though it is commonly believed, India doesn’t have the largest railway network in the World. India comes fourth with approx. 65,000 km of railroad after US, Russia, and China.

26.Steam Locomotives :The manufacture of steam locomotives in the country was stopped in 1972.

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Important Facts About Indian Railway-Part-3_110.127.Longest Tunnel : The country’s longest tunnel is Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel 11.215 km that was completed in December 2012 in Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel is yet to become functional railway route. Karbude on Konkan Railways, which is 6.5 km in length previously held the title for the longest tunnel in India.

28.Underground Railway : First Underground Railway that was opened for public use was Calcutta Metro.

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29.Electric Trains : First Electric coach ran on the 3rd February 1925 between Bombay VT and Kurla stations.

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30.Computerized Reservations :First Reservation through the computer System commenced in New Delhi in the year 1986.

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