Indian Railways vs Japanese Railways | Railway Comparison
In this article, we have compared Indian railways with Japanese railways. For this comparison, we have used factors such as the fastest train, train punctuality, rail Accidents, passengers Traffic, ticket cost, luxury trains etc.
|Indian Railways||Japanese railways|
|1st Train||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to Thane in 1853||Tokyo to Yokohama in 1872|
Vande Bharat Express (160 km/hour)
|Shinkansen (387 km/hour)|
|Punctuality||Very less punctual||Very punctual|
300 accidents in the last 5 years
(40% railway track electrified)
(65% railway track electrified)
|Passengers Traffic||8.5 Billion/year||7.5 Billion/year|
|Busiest railway station||Howrah Railway Station||Shinjuku Station|
|Ticket cost||22 times cheaper than Japanese railways||Costly|
|Luxury Trains||Maharaja express||Shiki-Shima, Twilight Express Aur Kyushu Seven|
The Indian railway system is always been the most complex network yet somehow it working properly. Most of the time the trains are on time. Indian railways do have good trains like Train 18, Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto Express, etc. Japan Railways Group's priority is a good service for the appropriate price. It is a profit organization. In opposite side in India increasing the Rail tickets can make you lose your Railway Ministry portfolio. Forget about railway system development in India, It is a miracle that the Indian Railways is working & serving millions of people with such low fares. Japan Railways Group invested a lot of money to be the world's best railway system.
So friends, what do think we should need to do, to make Indian railways be like the Japanese railway system. do comment down and let us know.