India's railway system is Asia's largest. The network covers a route length of over 62,000 km and it is serviced by over 7,000 stations and 11,000 trains. The following links provide information on a portion of that service:
The original Palace-on-Wheels train no longer operates with authentic Royal coaches. Two new trains have been built one for meter guage track and one for broad guage. The modern airconditioned luxury trains are now pulled by a diesel locomotives. The itinerary covers an eight night/seven day trip through the historic cities of Agra, Jodhpur, and Bharatpur. The service is opulent and pricy. The service is a joint venture of Rajasthan Tourism Developement Corporation and Indian Railways.