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Private Trains In Indian Railways
Private train operations in the country will begin by April 2023, and the ticket fares in these trains will be competitive with airfares on similar routes, the Railways said on Thursday. Addressing a press conference online, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said that private players in passenger train operations will mean a quantum jump in technology and coaches that run at higher speeds.
We are eagerly waiting.
2 States & a Railway Station
Navapur railway station is located on Gujarat-Maharashtra state border in Navapur town of Nandurbar district, Maharashtra. Incidentally, the state border cuts the platform in two halves. There is a joke doing rounds that Gujarat being a dry state (liquor is prohibited) the people from the village come and sit on the other half of the bench whenever they need a fill.
India’s Highest Railway Station
Ghum (also spelt Ghoom) is a small hilly neighbourhood in the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region of West Bengal, India. It comes under ward number one of the Darjeeling Municipality. Ghum railway station of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the highest railway station in India. It is situated at an altitude of 2,258 metres (7,407 ft). The place is the home of the Ghum Monastery and the Batasia Loop, a bend of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. – Source Wikipedia