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S.No Questions  On Indian Railway Answer
1 When was the first train steamed off in India? 1853
2 Which is the headquarter of the newly established railway zone ‘East Coast Railways’? Bhubaneswar
3 Which train in India has the longest route length? Vivek Express
4 Where is the Railway Staff College located? Vadodara
5 Which   is the longest railway bridge in India located?  Vallarpadam Bridge (Kerala)
6 In which city 3 zonal headquarters of Indian Railways is  located ? Kolkata
7 Who is known for having designed the first railway timetables? George Bradshaw
8 Which is the largest railway junction in India? Mathura
9 Which is the easternmost division of the Indian Railways? Rangiya
10 Over which  river is the world’s highest railway bridge in Kashmir being constructed? Chenab
11  Gorakhpur which has the longest railway platform in the world is located in which of the following states? Uttar Pradesh
12 Which  station has all the three gauges viz. broad, metre and narrow? Siliguri
13 What is the width of broad gauge railway line in India? 5 feet 6 inches
14 Which state has the longest route kilometers of railway line in India? Uttar Pradesh
15 Which station was formerly known as Victoria Terminus? Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
16 Fairy Queen, the world’s oldest steam locomotive in regular operation, plies between New Delhi and – Alwar
17 Who was the first Railway Minister of independent India? John Mathai
18 Shatabdi Express trains were introduced in 1989 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of which  personality? Swami Vivekananda
19 Who was the Governor General of India when Railways were first introduced in India? Lord Dalhousie
20 In which city is the Wheel and Axle Plant of the Indian Railways located? Bangalore
21  What is the rank of India in the world in terms of length of railroad network?   Fourth
22 Who ran the first train from Bori Bunder to Thane in 1853? Great Indian Peninsula Railway
23 The Maitree Express connects India with which country? Bangladesh
24 Which is the largest zone in terms of route kilometers? Northern Railways
25 Which is the largest marshalling yard in India (also the longest in Asia)? Mughalsarai
26 Through which group of states does the Konkan Railways run  Maharashtra – Karnataka – Goa – Kerala
27 Which zone administers the Matheran Hill Railway? Central Railways
28 In which city is the Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) being set up as announced in the Railway Budget 2013?  Secunderabad
29 In which city is the National Rail Museum located?   New Delhi
30 The first Indian railway line was opened by the British : From Bombay to Thane
31 Into how many zones is the Indian Railways organized? 17
32 Shatabdi Express train introduced in the year 1988
33 Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways Eastern Zone
34 Name of the railway station situated in the extreme south Kanyakumari
35 A platform surrounded by rail lines from all the four sides, is called Island Platform
36 Indian Railways Nationalised in which year 1950
37 Where the First Indian train was started Mumbai to Thane
38 Where is the Museum of Indian Railway situated Chanakyapuri (New Delhi)
39 What is the slogan of Indian Railway lifeline of the nation
40 Who is the first lady Railway minister of India Mamta Benergy
41 Which is the fastest train in India Shatabdi Express
42 What is the width of Narrow gauge rail? 0.762
43 Which are the states have no Railway? Meghalaya and Sikkim (building new railway lines)
44 Which is the Longest Railway Tunnel? Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel (Banihal railway tunnel)
45 When did Life Line Express (Jeevan Rekha) Started? In 1991

Book of Indian Railways Current Affairs 2017:

Name of books Author Name
Upkar Railway Recruitment Board Examination Khanna &V erma
Traffic Apprentice Editorial board Pratiyogita Darpan
Arthmatic R.S. Aggarwal
Quicker reasoning test Upkar publication
English Grammar Wren & martin
Railway Recruitment Board Exam Upkar Publication
Special class Railway Apprentice Upkar publication
Verbal & non verbal Book R.s Aggarwal
Railway Recruitment Board Examination Technical cadre Books Upkar Publication
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