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20 trains with longest routes; 4 from India!

January 20, 2014 10:25 IST

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Trains are one of the world’s most efficient modes of transport. The Trans-Siberian Railway holds the record for maximum number of long distance passenger trains.

Four trains from India also feature among the top 20 list of trains with longest routes.

Take a look at trains with longest routes across the world…

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Image: Trans-Siberian Railway
Photographs: Reuters

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Destination: From Moscow (Russia) to Vladivostok (Russia)

Train: Rossiya 002

Rank: 1

Operator: Russian Railway

Distance: 9,259 kms

Frequency: Alternate days

Scheduled running time: 178 hrs

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Photographs: Mikhail Shcherbakov/Wikimedia Commons

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Destination: From Moscow (Russia) to Beijing (China)

Train: Vostok

Rank: 2

Operator: Russian Railways/China Railways

Distance: 8,984 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 144 hrs

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Photographs: Courtesy, Trans Siberian Express

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Destination: From Moscow (Russia) Beijing (China)

Train: Russian Railway 43/33

Rank: 3

Operator: Russian Railways/Mongolian Railways/China Railways

Distance: 7,826 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 131 hrs

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Photographs: Courtesy, Trans Siberian Express

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Destination: From Guangzhou (China) and Lhasa (China)

Train: T264

Rank: 4

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4,980 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 54 hrs 30 mins

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Photographs: Reuters

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Destination: From Guangzhou (China) to Urumqi (China)

Train: T38

Rank: 5

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4684 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 54 hrs 13 mins

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Photographs: Reuters

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Destination: From Toronto (Canada) to Vancouver (Canada)

Train:The Canadian 1/2

Rank: 6

Operator: VIA rail

Distance: 4,466 km

Frequency: 66

Scheduled running time: 86 hours

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Photographs: Courtesy, VIA rail

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Destination: From Harbin (China) to Haikou (China)

Train: K1121

Rank: 7

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4,458 km

Frequency: 52

Scheduled running time: 65 hrs 42 mins

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Destination: From Shanghai (China) to Lhasa (China)

Train: T164

Rank: 8

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4373 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 48 hrs 56 mins

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Destination: Sydney (Australia) to Perth (Australia)

Train: The Indian Pacific

Rank: 9

Operator: Great Southern Railway

Distance: 4352 km

Frequency: Bi-Weekly

Scheduled running time: 65 hrs

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Photographs: Courtesy, Great Southern Railway

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Destination: From Dibrugarh (India) to Kanyakumari (India)

Rank: 10

Operator: Vivek Express- Indian Railways

Distance: 4238 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 82 hrs 15 mins

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Image: Vivek Express
Photographs: Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury/WikimediaCommons

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Destination: From Hangzhou (China) to Urumqi (China)

Train name: K1595

Rank: 11

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4168 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 55 hrs 50 mins

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Destination: From Changchun (China) to Kunming (China)

Train name: K2288

Rank: 12

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4141 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 68 hrs 33 mins

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Destination: Shanghai (China) to Urumqi (China)

Train name: T52                                              

Rank: 13

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 4077 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 45 hrs 16 mins

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Destination: From Emeryville (US) to Chicago (US)

Train name: California Zephyr/5

Rank: 14

Operator: Amtrak

Distance: 3,924 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 52 hrs

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Photographs: Jcesare/Wikimedia Commons

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Destination: From Beijing (China) to Lhasa (China)

Train name: T27

Rank: 15

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 3753 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 43 hrs 51 mins

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Destination: From Jammu (India) to Kanyakumari (India)

Train: Himsagar Express

Rank: 16

Operator: Indian Railways

Distance: 3,715 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 70 hrs 15 mins

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Destination: From Harbin (China) to Guangzhou (China)

Train name: T238

Rank: 17

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 3,647 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 37 hrs 33 mins

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Destination: From Lianyungang (China) to Urumqi (China)

Train: K1354

Rank: 18

Operator: China Railways

Distance: 3,638 km

Frequency: Daily

Scheduled running time: 48 hrs 37 mins

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Destination: From Mangalore (India) to Jammu (India)

Train: Navyug Express

Rank: 19

Operator: Indian Railways

Distance: 3609 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 68 hrs 5 mins

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Destination: From Yeswanthpur (Bangalore) to Dibrugarh (India)

Train: Dibrugarh Express

Rank: 20

Operator: Indian Railways

Distance: 3,578 km

Frequency: Weekly

Scheduled running time: 68 hrs 15 mins

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