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22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

13. The station with the smallest name is called ‘IB ’: It’s in Odisha

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

14. Before installing Automatic Point System was installed, hundreds of guards lost their hands and fingers trying to fix it manually. Every time a train got delayed and we complained, an Indian Railways employee probably lost his limbs for us.

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

15. The longest running train covers a distance of 4273 km between Dibrugarh and Kanyakumari: It’s called the Vivek Express

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

16. The shortest distance covered between two successive stations is 3 kilometers

It’s between the Nagpur and Ajni station.

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

17. A train covers a distance of 528 km without a single stop

It’s Trivandrum – H. Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express.

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

18. Lucknow is the busiest junction in the nation: 64 trains come in and move out, every day

22 Surprising Facts About Indian Railways You Never Knew

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