Hey my fellow folks!Today my topic is about importance of Indian railway .Railways and Roadways are the only means of transportation over land.Railways have merits over roadways that,they can carry a large number of passengers as well as heavy loads to a long distances.Also the journey by a train is not tiresome compared to roadways.The train transport is more comfortable and economical.
India has a large network of railways throughout the country ,and have trains from one corner to other corner of India .The total length of railway tracks is about 63,000 km, with 7,800 trains carrying;imagine 11 million passengers to their destinations everyday.It also transport about 6 lac tonnes of goods from one place to another everyday.
The first train in India has been ran in 1853,between Bombay and Thane district at a distance of 34 km .The Indian Railway have divided into nine zones.They are;
- Viz Northern
- North -East frontier
These all division have three types of tracks.They include;
- Broad Gauge
- Meter Gauge
- Narrow Gauge
Passengers trains are again categorized into four types,as per the speed of trains.They include;
- Super fast trains
- Express trains
- Ordinary passenger trains
- Mail trains
Delhi serves a national capital of India,it requires a staggeringly railway transportation with best facilities.There are total five main railway stations at Delhi,and all of them are providing good facilities both for passengers and goods transportation.