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India is a vast country, where ample means of transport are essential to travel through its expanse. In the present day, India is coming up with latest techniques, gizmos and gadgets to beat the tough competition of the times. The Railways or trains are an important means of transport that is used by people in India. Whether it is luxury, express, superfast, deluxe or standard train, Indian Railways has each and every variant to mention.

The standard trains are widespread throughout the country. Apart from them, there are luxury trains like Palace on wheels, Heritage on wheels and Deccan Odyssey that peep into the royal past of India. Besides luxury trains, there are express and superfast trains like Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express, which actually offer comfort on board to its passengers. Nilgiri Mountain Railway as well as Darjeeling Himalayan Railway boasts of the World Heritage Sites. Click on the following links to know more about the popular and notable trains of India.

Darjeeling Toy Train
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is an exponent train by the Indian Railways. The very appearance of the train, replenishes the idea of "Toy Train". Certainly, the cute-little train is well-known as the "Darjeeling Toy Train".

Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) is an acclaimed train that runs in the Nilgiri Hills of India. This toy train links the city of Mettupalayam with the renowned hill station of Udagamandalam (Ooty) in Tamil Nadu.

Deccan Odyssey
The Deccan Odyssey is an opulent train that is made on the lines of renowned Palace on Wheels. Established to boost tourism on the Konkan route, Deccan Odyssey's journey begins in Mumbai.

Fairy Queen
The Fairy Queen is an eminent train that boasts of the world's oldest steam locomotive. In 1855, the royal Fairy Queen let out steam for the first time under the supervision of the erstwhile East Indian Railway.

Himsagar Express
The Himsagar Express is no less than an alive achievement of the Indian Railways. The applause lies in the fact that it is the train running on the longest route of India. It runs between Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) in South India to Jammu Tawi Railway Station (Jammu & Kashmir) in the North.


Lifeline Express 
Lifeline Express is an exceptional train with a unique concept of hospital on wheels in India. One of the notable trains of India, Lifeline Express is also known as Jeevan Rekha Express.

Palace on Wheels
The 'Palace on Wheels' is the most luxurious and lavish train of India. The very appearance tantalizes one to travel in the train at least for once. Palace on Wheels is a magnificent splendor that is reminiscent of the sumptuous world.

Heritage on Wheels
Heritage on Wheels is another esteemed possession of Indian Railways. Amongst the luxury trains of India, the train 'Heritage on Wheels' is an eternal part that was designed on the lines of renowned 'Palace on Wheels'.

Rajdhani Express
Rajdhani Express is one amongst the fastest train services in India. This passenger train service connects New Delhi, the national capital city, with other considerable destinations particularly capitals of several states in India.

Samjhauta Express
The Samjhauta Express is a train that runs between India and Pakistan. The literal meaning of term 'Samjhauta' is 'compromise'. As the name suggests, the train is a mark of understanding between the two countries of the world.

Shatabdi Express
Shatabdi Express is the distinctive train service provided by the Indian Railways. In India, Shatabdi Express is a superfast passenger train connecting the major cities, metro towns and business centers.