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India’s Biggest Railway Stations with Highest Number of Platforms (Part II)

There are around 1,23,542-kilometre tracks and approximately 7,500 stations in India.

When it comes to commuting in India, the railway is the lifeline of India where millions of passengers travel every year. Indian railway is also famous for employing the highest number of employees in India. Also, the Indian railway is the only rail network in the world that works under a single body, the Ministry of Railways. Here are a names of the biggest railway stations with the highest number of platforms in India.

  1. New Delhi Railway Station, Delhi

Located in the capital of India, the New Delhi Railway station is the fourth largest railway station in India. Every day 400 trains pass through the tracks of New Delhi Railway station.

The New Delhi railway station is located between Paharganj and Ajmeri Gate in Delhi and it’s the principal railway station of Delhi. It has 16 platforms and 18 tracks from where nearly 400 trains and 50000 passengers cross every day. It was established in 1926 and is the fourth largest and one of the busiest railway stations in India. It’s the main point of Rajdhani Express as most of the Rajdhani Express trains initiate and terminate at this station.

  1. Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai

Formerly known as Madras Central, the Chennai Central railway station is the fifth largest railway station in India with 17 (12 long distance, 5 Suburban) platforms.

Chennai railway station has 30 tracks and is ranked the fifth largest railway station in India. The Chennai railway station connects with the northern part of India including Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai to Chennai. An estimated 550,000 cross this station every day, making it one of the busiest railway stations in India.

  1. Kanpur Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh

The Kanpur railway station in Kanpur was established in the year 1930 and at present, it is one of the five central Indian railway stations.

Kanpur Central Railway Station is the main railway station in the city of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was earlier known as the Cawnpore North Barracks station which was changed into its present name after the Independence of India. Established in 1930, it is one of the five central Indian railway stations. The number of platforms of this railway station is 14 platforms and around 2.3 million cross through it every day.

  1. Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station, Gujarat

Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station is the main and the biggest railway station in Gujarat and the seventh in India.

The Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station is located in the state of Gujarat and it has 12 platforms and around 340 trains pass through it every day. Along with being one of the largest railway stations in India, it’s also famous for providing facilities like elevators, escalators, golf carts, and VIP lounge.

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