Mettupalayam Ooty Nilgiri Passenger train is the slowest train in India, running at a speed of 10 kmph, which is roughly 16 times slower than the fastest train in India. The train covers 46 km in about 5 hours, which is due to the train operating in a hilly area.
Which train is very fast in India?
As of 2021, the fastest train of India is Vande Bharat Express with a top speed of 180 km/h (110 mph) which it attained during a trial run. While the fastest operating train is Gatimaan Express with a top operating speed of 160 km/h (99 mph).
Which is the dirtiest train in India?
As per the Swacch Rail Swacch Bharat Survey, Perungalathur was ranked as the dirtiest station in India, having scored 258.50 out of 1000. Guduvancheri ranked third (286.32) followed by Singaperumalkoil at rank four with a score of 334.12 and Ottappalam at rank five with a score of (346.76).
Which is the fastest train in India in 2020?
Let’s have a look at the Fastest Trains in India:
- Vande Bharat Express – Train 18 (22439), 180 km/h.
- Gatimaan Express (12049/12050), 160 km/h.
- New Delhi – Bhopal Shatabdi Express (12002), 150 km/h.
- Mumbai – New Delhi Rajdhani Express (12951) & New Delhi – Kanpur Shatabdi Express (12034), 140 km/hour.
How many trains are running in India during lockdown?
According to railway ministry’s data till Wednesday, the national carrier has approved total of 9,622 special trains and at present it is running an average of 7,745 trains as compared to an average 11,283 trains during pre-Covid times.