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Top 5 Biggest Railway Stations in India

Top 5 biggest Railway Stations in India

Top 5 Biggest Railway Stations in India
Top 5 Biggest Railway Stations in India

We all know that Indian Railway has the highest number of employees at present days, it provides jobs to more than lakhs of people every year. Indian railway is the fourth largest train network globally with a track length of 1, 50,368 kilometers. The railway is the cheapest, easiest, and most comfortable travel source in India if you want to travel a thousand kilometers. There are 7,349 stations across India but in this article, we will mention the top 5 largest railway stations among all 7,349 railway stations.

Howrah Junction- HWH

It is the oldest and largest railway station in India. It has a very old history since the time of the Britishers, it was built in 1857 It is also one of the busiest railway stations in India. It has 25 railway tracks and 22 platforms. At least 1 million people used to travel daily from Howrah railway station, you know you can entre with your private vehicle inside the platforms. From the Howrah Junction, 350 passenger trains cross daily.

Howrah Junction- HWH
Howrah Junction- HWH

Famous Places to Visit Nearby Howrah Junction:

  • Howrah Bridge
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Science City Kolkata
  • Birla Mandir Kolkata
  • Eden Gardens (Cricket Stadium).

Sealdah Railway Station- SDAH

The sealdah railway station is India’s second-largest railway station of India. It is also built in British times and completed 158 years of its existence. It has 27 railway tracks and 21 platforms. At least, more than 12 lakh passengers cross daily from this station and 350 passengers trains.

Sealdah Railway Station- SDAH
Sealdah Railway Station- SDAH

Famous places to vist nearby Sealdah Railway Station

  • Belur Math
  • Birla Planetarium
  • Rabindra Sarovar
  • Eco-Tourism Park
  • Nicco Park
  • Prinsep Ghat
  • Babur Haat
  • Hooghly Riverfront
  • Mohun Bagan Stadium.

Chattrapati Shivaji terminus railway station-  CST

The station is so popular, there are many reasons for this, and this station can be seen in many movies. Chattrapati Shivaji station looks like a palace or a historical hotel palace from the outside. The station has 20 railway tracks and 18 platforms. It is a historical station and remarked as a UNESCO world heritage site, it is also called Victoria Terminus. Chattrapati Shivaji station runs intrastate, intercity and passenger trains daily.

Chattrapati Shivaji terminus railway station-  CST
Chattrapati Shivaji terminus railway station-  CST

Famous Places to Visit nearby CST

  • Gateway of India
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Red Carpet Wax Museum
  • Haji Ali Dargah
  • Siddhivinayak Temple
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
  • Shri Mahalakshmi Temple
  • Juhu Beach
  • Mumbai Marine Drive
  • Versova Beach
  • Madh Island
  • Bandra-Worli Sea Link
  • Mumbai Film City
  • Hakone Entertainment Centre
  • Snow World
  • Wankhede Cricket Stadium

National Gallery of Modern Art

New Delhi Railway Station- NDLS

NDLS is the fastest-growing railway station in India. The best thing about this station is it has metro rail tracks together. It runs 270 railway tracks.  It is the busiest railway station in North India. 400 trains pass through daily from the railway station. The New Delhi railway station has 18 railway tracks and 16 platforms. 

New Delhi Railway Station- NDLS
New Delhi Railway Station- NDLS

Famous places near New Delhi Railway Station-

  • India Gate
  • Red Fort
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Qutub Minar
  • Hauz Khas
  • Akshardham Temple
  • Lotus Temple
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Chandni Chowk
  • Jama Masjid
  • Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
  • Connaught Place
  • Kingdom of Dreams
  • Dilli Haat and more

Chennai Central Railway Station- MAS

Chennai Central Railway Station is in India’s top 5 railway stations. According to estimation, a crowd of 5 million train passengers uses Chennai Central station every day. It has 30 Railway tracks and 12 platforms. More than 5 lakhs people used to travel from this station every day.

Chennai Central Railway Station- MAS
Chennai Central Railway Station- MAS

Famous Places to Visit nearby Chennai Railway Station:

  • Marina Beach
  • Mahabalipuram
  • Fort St. George
  • Thousand lights Mosque
  • Elliot’s Beach
  • Government Museum
           

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