Indian Railways vs American Railways | Railway Comparison

Indian Railways vs American Railways: In this article, we have compared Indian railways with American railways. For this comparison, we have used factors such as the fastest train, passengers Traffic, ticket cost, luxury trains, metro train system, etc.

Indian Railways American railways
Country India USA
Major operators Government of India (1950-present) Amtrak
BNSF Railway
Union Pacific Railroad
Norfolk Southern Railway
CSX Transportation
Kansas City Southern Railway
Fastest train Vande Bharat Express (160 km/hour) Acela Express (135 km/hour)
Train Cleaning Good Best
Track length 67,368 kilometers

(40% railway track electrified)

2,50,000 kilometers

10 railway track electrified)

Busiest railway station Howrah Railway Station  Grand Central station
Ticket cost 6 times cheaper than American railways Costly
Luxury Trains Maharaja express none
No. of employees 15,40,000 employees 2,16,000 employees


Conclusion: When we compare freight transport in these 2 countries then the USA is head and shoulders above India. But when it comes to passenger services, India has more advantages.

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