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Longest passenger trains in the world!

The Ghan (Australia) : This passenger train is the only train which runs between Darwin and Adelaide in Australia, covering a distance of 1,851 miles in about 54 hours. The entire train pulls an average of 26 carriages, which are made of steel, but it once pulled 99 carriages which add up to about 3,934 feet long. This train is named after the camel drivers from Afghanistan who came to Australia during the late 1800s.

Longest passenger trains in the world!
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Tokaido Shinkansen N700 (Japan) : This train operates on the Tokaido Shinkansen line which is a high-speed railway line operated by the JR Central (Central Japan Railway Company). This route was officially opened in 1964, and it operates from Tokyo to Osaka. This high-speed train has 16 car train-set which make the total length of the train about 1,325 feet long.

SJ Class Rc (Sweden) : This train is the most widely used electric train in Sweden. The Rc is actually a universal train which is used as either a passenger or freight train. These locomotives were first introduced in Sweden in 1967 to replace the Ra locomotives which were used during the 1950s. The longest Rc train can pull an average of 17 coaches, but in February 24-25, 2012 this locomotive pulled 22 coaches and it was over 1,738 feet.

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Sambha

wrong data, India's trains are having 28 and above coaches.

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