Top 5 Largest Railway Stations in India

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As you know Indian Railway is the largest employer in the world providing jobs to lakhs of people. Railways are considered to be the easiest, cheapest, and comfortable way to travel. Trains can travel long distances with thousands of people at a time, which has made it very easy to travel and many people prefer to travel only through trains. Now you will be aware of the condition of Indian trains and also these are some of the busiest railway networks in the world.

 

1. Chennai Central Railway Station Elevation from sea level - 3.4 m Operated - 1873 Everyday Passenger - 7,50,000 It comes in the biggest railway station in India. This railway station was opened to the general public in 1873 because this railway station was built by the British and this railway station was also electrified 88 years ago i.e. in 1931. Till 2019, there are only 17 platforms at this railway station. Royapuram railway station located in Chennai is said to be the oldest railway station in India. Because this railway station was built in 1856 by the British. This railway station still remains exactly the same. This railway station in Chennai is one of the most important railway stations in South India. Because Chennai is also the largest economic and industrial center of South India.

 

2. New Delhi Railway Station Operated - 1926 Everyday Passenger - 5,00,000 New Delhi Railway Station has a very unique record of the world. That is, New Delhi railway station, along with Kanpur railway station, forms the world's largest interlocking system. In 1926, this railway station was opened to the common people. And this railway station was built by the British itself. In this railway station, millions of people travel. Because this railway station connects the capital of India to other regions of India. Before 1911 when Delhi was not made the capital of India. Till then the Delhi region was connected to India by the Old Delhi railway station itself. Now, this railway station is also equipped with WiFi. Which is available at very few railway stations in India. New Delhi railway station is directly connected to Delhi's metro rail service. It is counted among the major railway stations in India.

 

3. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Elevation from sea level - 7 m Operated - 1878 Everyday Passenger - 5,00,000+ Chhatrapati Shivaji railway station is located in the economic capital of India, Mumbai. It is the most famous and the largest railway station in India, which was built by the British. Rather, India's first rail also ran between Mumbai and Thane from here. Which was governed by the British in 1853. Boribandar railway station was here at that time. This railway station is, by all means, the most famous railway station in India. Because here is the most famous Hindi film industry in India. This railway station was architected by Frederick William Stevens and Axel Haig. At the time of the British, this railway station was called Victoria Terminus. This railway station has also attained the status of UNESCO World Heritage. The construction of this railway station started in 1878. Which was rebuilt after breaking the Boribandar railway station.

 

4. Sealdah Railway Station Elevation from sea level - 9 m Operated - 1862 Everyday Passenger - 4,50,000 Sealdah railway station in the state of West Bengal, India is one of the oldest railway stations in India. This railway station was opened to the general public in 1862. It was also built by the British. This railway station provides good service to Kolkata and Howrah Nagar. And is called the busiest railway station in India. Now, this railway station is also directly connected with Kolkata Metro before the 1878 tram railway used to run at this railway station. This railway station was also electrified in 1954.

 

5. Howrah Railway Station Elevation from sea level - 12 m Operated - 1854 Everyday Passenger - 10, 00, 000 Howrah railway station, serving Howrah and Kolkata city is one of the oldest railway stations in India. It was built in 1857, which was started by the British. The number of passengers here is very high every day. According to an estimate, more than 10 lakh people travel daily at this railway station. This railway station has a total of 23 platforms, which is much higher than any railway station in India. Also serves two metros simultaneously. We have known this to some big railway station of the Indian railway station. On the basis of their daily passenger capacity and on the premises of that railway station. But there is another very big railway station in India. For example, the platform of Gorakhpur railway station is the largest in the world, not only in India.

 

 

 

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