The Himsagar Express Train, India's longest train ride

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On his return trip after an 8 day holiday in Srinagar, Kashmir, Kishore Raj Bal (right), a dry fruits business owner and his extended family from Rajasthan and Bhopal pass their tickets to the Train Ticket Examiner...Train passengers settle in to their berths in the air-conditioned coach on the Himsagar Express 6318 going from Jammu Tawi station to Kanyakumari on 7th July 2009.. .6318 / Himsagar Express, India's longest single train journey, spanning over 3720 kms, going from the mountains (Hima) to the seas (Sagar), from Jammu and Kashmir state in the Indian Himalayas to Kanyakumari, the southern-most tip of India..Photo by Suzanne Lee / for The National.