Rail transport in the world

Rail transport in the world

Rail transport in the world: Here are important facts related to the general knowledge of rail transport in the world. Which will prove useful for you in the upcoming Railway RRB Exam. Railway GK questions are asked extensively in other exams including RRB NTPC, RRB Group D, RRB ALP. Rail transport

Rail transport in the world

  1. The world’s first successful train: On a test run from Stockton to Darling-ton on 27 September 1825 (its driver was George Stephenson himself who built the first rail engine.)
  2. World’s Largest Underground Railroad Accident: 28 February 1975 ‘Du-train collides with tunnel wall of last station in London’.
  3. Highest Computerized Passenger Reservation Center (PRS): North East Border Railway (elevation 4085 m or 13400 ft) at Taegu in Sikkim, India.
  4. Highest railway station: Condor (Bolivia) 4786 m.
  5. Highest railway line (standard gauge): Morimohar branch line of Lucky (located at an altitude of 15806 feet) on the Peru State Railway.
  6. Highest Speed ​​Vehicle: 15.2 km long railway line at Numéxico (US) on October 15, 1982 (the world’s fastest speed on the tracks of any vehicle in the world is 9851 km / h).
  7. Largest rail system: United States 240000 km (149133 mi).
  8. The oldest and largest metro (underground) tube railway known as: was started in London in 1863 AD. (409 km long, 273 stations).
  9. The railway station waiting room with the highest passenger capacity: Beijing (built in 1959 AD), passenger capacity 14 thousand.
  10. Highest railway line: from Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, to Quinsai province of China.
  11. Largest rail line (1.676 m): Spain, Portugal, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Shri Lanka, Argentina, Chile.
  12. Smallest working steam engine: Near Iqbal Ahmed of Nagpur (this can be displayed on the thumb nail).
  13. Smallest railroad: Hong Kong (34 km).
  14. Oldest railway station: built in September 15, 1830; England Manchester and Liverpool.
  15. Smallest public railway: Romney, Hayth and Diemark on the coast of southeast England; 1926-1927
  16. First Electric Railroad: May 31, 1879; ‘Berlin’ (Germany-based engineer and industrialist Vernwan Simmons inaugurated)
  17. Second longest rail tunnel: Moscow’s underground (metro) rail line (30.7 km long; 1979;
  18. First oil-fuel rail engine: in Germany (this engine, built in 1892 AD, was of 8 horsepower).
  19. First Narrowage Train: Queensland Rail Australia’s leaning train (Brisbane to Rokhampton and Brisbane to Bandawurg and Brisbane to Cairns).
  20. First bio-gas powered green train in Sweden: June 20, 2005.
  21. Construction of the first steam engine: 1081 AD. In Richard Trevithick built a road-going engine called ‘Puffing Devil’.
  22. First Multiple Unit Train: Germany’s Flying Hamburger (1932 AD).
  23. First monorail train: Elveg (Japan; 1964 AD)
  24. 1939 AD First luxury train between Pretoria and Cape Town (South Africa): Blue-train.
  25. First Electrical Tube Railway: from Kingwilliam Street (London) on 18 December 1890 in Scott-well, South West.
  26. First World Railway Heritage: Semiring Railway of Austria, while Darjeeling Himalayan Railway of India.
  27. Metro Liner Express: Between New York City and Washington DC.
  28. The name of the first successful steam locomotive: Blücher (George Stephenson in 1814 AD)
  29. Steam Heritage Railway: Saver Valley and Gloucester and Warwickshire Railway in the United Kingdom.
  30. Longest railway tunnel under Meeranah: A railway tunnel named ‘Gottard Base Tunnel’ is being built under the Alps Mountains in Switzerland, constructed in 2012. Was completed in
  31. First train between Mohave and Hudson: 1833 AD. In.
  32. Euro Star: Fast train (50 km long) running between London-Paris.
  33. Largest railway bridge: ‘Hugh P., located in Louisiana (US). Log Bridge ‘(built in 1935).
  34. Maximum railway station: Grand Central Terminal (New York), it has 44 platforms.
  35. Largest railway station: Beijing (area 133 acres in April 1995).
  36. Longest Railroad: Trance-Siberian Railroad; 10214 km long (from Moscow to Bladivostak).
  37. Longest railway platform: Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) Length 1366.33 m (4483 ft).
  38. Longest Rail Tunnel: Sicon (54 km or 33 mi long) built in 1988 AD; By this, two islands of Japan, Honshu and Hokado were connected to the sea level.
  39. Longest train: 1733 m long run on 27 April 1991 by the National Belgian Railway Company.
  40. Longest and direct railway line: Trance-Australian line of Commonwealth Railway.
  41. Narrow Rail Line: (260 mm) England
  42. The first tram route was introduced: to carry coal and other minerals to Europe in the mid-16th century.
  43. International Union of Railways (Member-22 countries): Established – 1922 AD. The objective is to develop railways, exchange technical information and maintain mutual cooperation among member countries between different countries of the world. 1957 AD Member of India.
  44. International Institute of Strategic Management (Institute of Strategic Management): In collaboration with the International Railway Association proposed by the Indian Railways.
  45. State-of-the-art Multiple Unit Train: The: Dutch-Swiss Trance Europe Express.
  46. AU Rail: A railcar unit operating on branch lines in France is called AU Rail.
  47. Longest railway tunnel inside a tall mountain: Honshu of Japan
    22.2 km long Oshmizu (native mountain) under the island’s Tanigawa Mountains; Rail service started on 25 January 1976.
  48. Beginning of cart: 1831 AD. In Outer Peacock in Ohio.
  49. First double decker train: Talgo-22
  50. Three gauge rail system: India, Argentina and Australia.
  51. Fastest train: TGV train of France, AVE train of Spain, ICE train of Germany and Italy, Bulut and maglev train of Japan, Euro star of UK.

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