40,000 miles of track

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India is home to one of the world's largest rail networks. The 162-year-old system boasts more than 60,000 kilometers (40,000 miles) of track, on which 11,000 trains run daily. The train pictured here is operating on the outskirts of New Delhi.

First published November 11, 2015: 6:45 AM ET

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