Spread over an area of tracks around 115, 000 km, the Indian Railways is one of the world’s longest railway networks, owned by the state government of India, managed by the Ministry of Railways.
There are around 7, 172 stations in the country—both small and big. The history of the Indian Railways dates back to the mid 19th century, wherein the British introduced the system of railway in the country in the year 1853.
Today, the Indian Railways efficiently connect all the 29 states of India, along with the union territories and make living, travelling an easy experience for the citizens of the country as well as people coming from abroad.
There is a list of trains which kill the geographical barriers, i.e. distance and get you closer to your loved ones in no time.
The government is constantly monitoring this system and also introducing new policies, budgets, time and again to ascertain that people have comfortable journey and traveling comes at ease for them, be it elderly people, or youngsters.