|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||North Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Double electric line|
|Platforms||10, 1,366 m (4,482 ft) long|
Which one is the biggest railway station in India?
Longest Railway Platform in India:
The platform at Gorakhpur Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh is the world’s longest station, measuring a whopping 1,366 m. The record was previously held by the platform at Kharagpur station in West Bengal at 1,072 m.
Which is the first railway in India?
The history of Indian Railways dates back to over 160 years ago. On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train ran between Bori Bunder (Bombay) and Thane, a distance of 34 km. It was operated by three locomotives, named Sahib, Sultan and Sindh, and had thirteen carriages.
Which station has the longest name?
M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station, lost the distinction of having the world’s longest railway station name by an alphabet, according to The Hindu. The record for the longest railway station name, which is 58 letters long, is held by ‘Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch’ in Wales.
Which station has most platforms in India?
India’s Biggest Stations with Highest Number of Platforms
- Howrah Junction – 23 Platforms. …
- Sealdah Railway Station – 20 Platforms. …
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – 18 Platforms. …
- New Delhi Railway Station – 16 Platforms. …
- Chennai Central – 15 Platforms.
Where is world’s largest platform?
The platform at Kharagpur Station, West Bengal, India, measures 1,072 m (3,517 ft) in length.