Types of Indian Railway Trains

September 26, 2016

The first train in Indian Railway runs between Mumbai to Thane in 1853. It is a western coastal of Maharashtra. Technology development is the result of current Indian Railway trains. Thousands of local passenger trains and daily express are runs today. Based on the train route railway department has fix these trains average speed and halts.
The following are the different train types:
Passenger Trains: The Passenger trains are also available in slow and fast trains. It runs between important and small distanced cities. Slow Passenger train stops at each station in that route.
Suburban Locals: It only runs in few big cities like Chennai, Kolkata, and Chennai. This train also classified into fast and slow locals. Fast local halt only on important station in that route and slow locals halt on every station.
Metro Train: The latest technologies and facilities implemented in these trains. This train only runs in few metro cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi. The government had a plan to expand this train at other metro cities.
Express and super-fast express: These trains are faster when compared to above mentioned trains. It runs across long distance and you can reserve tickets in that train. Here you can check PNR status to know the ticket status.
Garib Rath: This train has AC 3 tier coaches and low in price when compared to other AC trains.
Duranto Express: This train recently started by Indian Railway and it is from source to destination. That is it does not stop at any station.