Know about India’s longest non-stop running train

The vast expanse of the Indian Railways stands at the top 5 largest railway networks in the world. Highlighting one of the many record-breaking trains introduced by Indian Railways, this article will talk about the longest non-stop train in India, which is also the seventh-fastest-running train in India, Pryagraj-Humsafar Express.

Mar 17, 2023 - 15:45
Mar 17, 2023 - 16:27
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Know about India’s longest non-stop running train

India is a country of rich culture and sheer diversity, and what place to experience it better than the Indian Railways themselves? We have one of the busiest and largest railway networks on the globe, with an astounding 115,000 km of track and a route length of 67,368 km. The total route of the Indian rail network can encircle the globe 1.5 times. Nearly every day, it transports around 25 million passengers which is more than the entire population of Australia. In this piece, you will be enthralled to discover amazing facts about the longest non-stop train in India, the superfast, Pryagraj-Humsafar Express, which is also the seventh-fastest-running train in India.

 

12275 - Prayagraj New Delhi Humsafar Express -New Delhi Humsafar Express toured 635 kilometers in 07 hours 40 minutes (83 km/hr) and thus the 12276 New Delhi-Prayagraj Humsafar Express ran 635 kilometers in 07 hours 50 minutes (81 km/hr). In accordance with the guidelines laid by the Indian Railways, the train was included in the Superfast category as its average speed was greater than 55 km/h (34 mph). 

Since the route is completely electrified, it is supplied for the duration of its journey by a Kanpur-based HOG (Head-on Generator). The train only has one technical halt, which is based at Tundala Junction, where no bookings are allowed and only crew change can get in. 

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