Do You Know, Our Country Has one of the largest railway networks in the world? It covers the Route of 65,000 km and 7,500 stations that cover over 30 Million passenger and 2.8 Million of freight on the daily Basic. Among These large No. Of Depot Across the Country, Which is the Biggest Railway Station In India? Do you have any guesses?
You may have your answers ready that includes Vijayawada Railway Station, Mughal Sarai Junction etc on your Top List but the question is, From those in your List Which Station Has the Largest no. of Platforms? or Longest Railway platform in India?
Questions are many but Who Knows the Perfect Answer? Let’s Discuss this Here and Now.
Here is a List Of 7 Biggest Railway Station In India.
Howrah Junction, Kolkata
Located on the west bank of the Hooghly River, Howrah Junction is the Largest Railway Station In India. in the City of Kolkata. It has 23 platforms and a high train handling capacity. This city connects to 1220 stations with around 673 train routes start, end or pass.
Situated in Kolkata City, Sealdah is the Biggest Railway Station In India. It has 20 Platforms divided into two terminals. That is North terminal with 13 Platforms and south Terminal With 7. It is an Important Suburban Rail Terminal.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus is a historic railway Station and a UNESCO World Heritage. This Depot Consist of 18 Platforms. Among them, 11 Platforms are for long distance and 7 are for local trains. In the city, Mumbai, This Beautiful Railway Station of Country is Situated.
The Capital of the country, New Delhi has 16 platforms. This is the most busiest Station in India with around 5,00,000 passengers and around 427 trains starts, end or passes daily. This Station Holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world.
Chennai Central Railway Station has 15 platforms and it is one of the most important rail hubs in South India. This is the oldest railway station in India as it was started 143 years ago. Chennai City Connects to all Northen City such as New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai. 644 stages are directly connected to Chennai Central.
With 12 Platforms, Kharagpur Junction from West Bengal is one of the Biggest Railway Station in India. Kharagpur has the World’s third longest platform with the length of 1072.5 meters. It was opened on the new years day in the year 1899. Kharagpur has the Asia’s largest Railway solid State Interlocking.
One of the five Central Railway Station In India, Kanpur Central has 10 platforms. In the city of Kanpur, It is a major Intercity Rail and Commuter Rail Station. On an Average, 230 Trains are passes from this halt daily. Kanpur Central also holds the record of Largest Interlocking Route System in the world.
These were the Biggest Rail Depots of our Country in terms of largest No. of Platform. Hope This Will Help. Enjoy your Day! And Travel Safe.