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What is the importance of railway transport? Describe any three major problems faced by Indian Railways.

Answer :

Importance of railway transportation:

a) It is an important mode of transportation for freight and passengers in India.

b) The railway does multipurpose activities like business, sightseeing, pilgrimage along with transportation of goods over long distances.

c) Railways have also been an integrating force for 150 years.

d) They bind the economy of the country and accelerate the development of agriculture and industry.

Thefts, causing damage to the railway property and passengers travelling without tickets are some problems that Indian railway faces.

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