Interesting Facts about Passenger train in India

Passenger trains are most interesting trains in India. They are not comfortable. They are slow. Stop at almost every station.

If you want to see smallest of villages. There is nothing better way to travel in one of these trains.

Longest distance Passenger train in India

  • The longest passenger train in India runs from Chhindwara Jn Madhya Pradesh to Amritsar Junction.
  • Distance
    Covering a distance of 1545 kms
  • Stops
    more than 50 stops!
  • Time taken
    Total journey time is 35 hours!
  • Fare
    Rs 123

Someday, I would like to travel in that train, click lots of photographs and put it for you all rail fans here!

By the way the trains runs at  an average speed of 44 kmp. There are no reservation seats and chances are that the seats are going to be FULL all the time.

Fare for traveling 1500 kms
Can you guess how much you’ll have to pay to travel in this train?  123 rs !

Slowest passenger train in India


  • Balaghat junction to Jabalpur junction
  • Distance of 187 kms 
  • Time takenin 10 hours! 
  • Avg speed of 18 km/hr!!!!!!

This train goes through some of the forests in Madhya Pradesh. It is my dream to travel in this train some day!

Wow! Incredible Indian Railways!

PS: would you like to travel in these trains? Or have you any experience?

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