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1.

The first train service of India was in the year

Ans:-1853 April 16


2.

The first train service of India was between

Ans:-Boribander and Thane (34 km)


3.

The British Governor who paved the way for Indian Rail service

Ans:-Delhousie


4.

The Indian railway was nationalized in the year

Ans:-1951


5.

The department in Public sector in which the largest number of people work

Ans:-Indian Railway


6.

The Indian railway lines which were enlisted in the world heritage list of UNESCO

Ans:-1. Dargiling - Himalayan railway

Ans:-2. Neelagiri Mountain railway


7.

The Indian railway station which enlisted in the world heritage list of UNESCO

Ans:-Chathrapathi Shivaji Terminus


8.

Chathrapathi Shivaji Terminus is in

Ans:-Mumbai


9.

The trains that services between India and Pakisthan

Ans:-1. Samjotha Express

Ans:- 2. Thar Express


10.

Samjotha express services between

Ans:-Delhi-Lahore


11.

Thar Express services between

Ans:-Karachi - Jodhpur


12.

The train that serviced to the pilgrim centers of Budhism was

Ans:-The Great Indian Rover

(now the train is renamed as the 'Budhaparikrama')


13.

The train that service through the village giving medical help in the name 'hospital on wheels' is

Ans:-Lifeline Express


14.

Life line Express is also known as

Ans:-Jeevan Rekha Express


15.

Life line Express started the service on

Ans:-1991 July 16


16.

The oldest train engine that still in service is

Ans:-Fairy Queen


17.

The longest railway platform in the world is

Ans:-Ghorakpur Railwaystation (1.72 km)


18.

The longest train in India in terms of time and distance covered by it is

Ans:-Vivek Express (Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari)


19.

Vivek Express started to comemmorate--------

Ans:-Swami Vivekananda (on his 150th birth anniversary in 2013)


20.

The second longest train in India in terms of time and distance covered by it is

Ans:-Himasagar Express (Jammuthavi to Kanyakumari)


21.

The first state named train of South India is

Ans:-Tamilnadu Express or T.N. Express


22.

The fastest train of India is

Ans:-Gathiman Express


23.

Rajadhani Express trains started service in

Ans:-1969 March 1


24.

The train that started service as the part of the 100th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru is

Ans:-Shathabdi Express


25.

The first Janshadabdi Express started service in

Ans:-1989 July


26.

The first Janshadabdi Express started service between

Ans:-New Delhi and Jhansi


27.

The electric trains started service in India on

Ans:-1928 January 5


28.

Where is Chitharanjan Locomotive

Ans:- West Bengal


29.

Chitharanjan Locomotive got its name from

Ans:-Chittaranjan Das


30.

The train that services through the tourist places of Rajasthan is

Ans:-Palace on wheels


31.

The train that service through the tourist places of Maharashtra is

Ans:-Deccan Odeyessi Train


32.

The train that services through the tourist places of Gujarath- Rajasthan states is

Ans:-Royal Oriebt Train


33.

Electric Train Engines are constructed in

Ans:-Chitharanjan Locomotives


34.

The diesel locomotive works is situated at

Ans:-Varanasi


35.

Integral coach factory is situated at

Ans:-Peramboor, Chennai


36.

The rail coach factory is situated it

Ans:- Kapoorthala


37.

The rail wheeel factory is situated at

Ans:- Yelahanka ( near Banglore)


38.

The diesel modernization factory is situated at

Ans:-Patiala


39.

The historically important Grant Trunk Express services between

Ans:-New Delhi- Madras


40.

Grant Trunk Express started on

Ans:-1929


41.

Thhrukkural express services between

Ans:-Kanyakumari- New Delhi


42.

The Golden Temple Mail service between

Ans:-Mumbai- Amrithsar


43.

Until 1996, the Golden Temple Mail was known as

Ans:- Frontier Mail


44.

The train that provided radio service for the first time in India is

Ans:-The Golden Temple Mail


45.

The oldest running train in India from 1912

Ans:-Panjab Mail


46.

The length of Konkan Railway

Ans:-760 km


47.

The Konkan railway connects between

Ans:- Roha - Manglore


48.

The head quarters of Konkan railway

Ans:- Belapur


49.

The Konkan railway inaugurated in

Ans:-1998 January 26