Traveling onIndia’s railway systemis one of the cheapest, most authentic, and, with the right advice, one of the most enjoyable ways to see this majestic country. India’s railway is the fourth largest in the world and arguably larger when you consider the amount of passenger travel (between 18 and 25 million people daily) that it ferries throughout the country. Traveling by train in India gives you a window into the daily life of Indian families who you will travel alongside on your journey. Much like the rest of this frenetic, chaotic, beautiful, and sometimes baffling country, it is important to be knowledgeable and prepared for the journey. Check out thesetips on five aspects of train travelto ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.