Top 5 great train journeys in India

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1.  Nizamuddin Duronto Express

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Connects Pune to Nizamuddin for Delhi. The journey is nonstop and yet the topography that crosses the window of the compartment is sure to leave an everlasting mark on the mind of the passenger.  A perfect mix of all the terrains can be experienced in this journey which takes 20 hours.

2. Goa Express

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Travels between Vasco da Gama (Goa) to Londa in Karnataka, this journey chugs beside the well known Goan beaches. The Western Ghats creates another different picturesque experience for the travelers to revel in. the total journey time is around three and half hours.

3. Indian Maharaja Deccan Odyssey

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Connecting Mumbai to Delhi is like travelling like a king of the bygone times. The places which the train crosses in its journey have historic importance and this can well be appreciated from behind the glass window of the AC compartment.

4. Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express

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Actually it comprises of changing trains at Tisukia where the nest stage of the train journey starts. The first part by Rajdhani ends at Tinsukia. The beautiful landscape that can be visualized from the window is mesmerizing to say the least. Total journey time is 16 hours and thirty minutes.

5. Himalayan Queen

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This is a meter gauge railway journey connecting Kalka in Haryana to Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. This route is best remembered by the numerous tunnels that the passage of the rail takes us through.