Indian train system-a miracle of logistics and organisation. I think it’s the biggest employer in the world, or at least one of them. Millions and millions of passangers daily. You book your ticket in a dingy little shop in the mountains or on a beach somewhere and a few weeks later you arrive in the train station with thousands of people, animals everywhere. It looks like chaos but you go to your train and like clockwork your seat is held and your name is on the side of your carriage. chapeau!

By: thisisnotspicy

Jun 30 2009

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Category: New Jaipalguri (23)

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2 comments on “Indian train system-a miracle of logistics and organisation. I think it’s the biggest employer in the world, or at least one of them. Millions and millions of passangers daily. You book your ticket in a dingy little shop in the mountains or on a beach somewhere and a few weeks later you arrive in the train station with thousands of people, animals everywhere. It looks like chaos but you go to your train and like clockwork your seat is held and your name is on the side of your carriage. chapeau!”

  1. I think over 1 million people use it each DAY in Mumbai to get in and out of work, over 6000 people die on the train tracks there too. Crazy numbers!

  2. nuts, it does give you an accurate sense of the scale of the country though…feckin enourmous


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