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5 Longest Rail Routes in India

Dibrugarh - Kanyakumari Vivek Express - India

Vivek Express, named after the name of Saint Swami Vivekananda, is the longest running train across India in terms of time and distance.

Himsagar Express - India

Second longest Indian train in terms of distance and time. The weekly train links Kanyakumari to Jammu Tawi. The train covers a distance of 3715 km at an average speed of 53km/h. The train takes nearly 70 hours (3 days) to complete one way journey. It halts at 72 stations and transverses twelve states, including Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, MP, Rajasthan, UP, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. The train starts every Friday from Kanyakumari at 14:05 hrs and reaches Jammu at 15:10 hrs on Monday. On return the train departs from Jammu on Monday at 23:45 hrs and arrives at Kanyakumari on Thursday at 22:45 hrs.

Navyug Express - India

The weekly express train runs between Jammu Tawi and Mangalore Central. The train covers a distance of 3607 km and takes 68 hrs to reach its destination. It passes through twelve states and stops at 61 stations, including Calicut, Coimbatore Junction, Vijayawada, Bhopal Junction, Jhansi Junction, Gwalior, Agra and New Delhi.

Dibrugarh-Yesvantpur Express - India

The superfast train connects Yeswanthpur, Bangalore to Dibrugarh. The weekly train takes nearly 68 hrs to cover a distance of 3578 km. The train halts at 36 junctions before reaching its final destination.

TEN Jammu Express - India

The bi-weekly train is ranked as fifth longest running train in terms of distance and time. The train links Tirunelveli to Jammu Tawi. It reaches its final stoppage by covering a distance of 3561 km. The takes 70 hrs and stops at 62 stations to complete its journey.

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