world longest railway station: Today we will know about the world’s largest railway station in this article. The reason for writing this article suddenly is that there has been a change in the world’s longest railway station. So our job is to always provide you updated accurate information. Currently the largest railway station in the world is Sri Siddhrudha Railway Station, Hubli or as we know as Hubli Railway Station in the state of Karnataka. Recently the registration was recorded in Grinich book of world records as the longest railway station in the world.
Although this record was held by India before the station was completed. Gorakhpur railway station in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh before Hubballi railway station was the longest railway station in the world. Recently the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi visited the state of Karnataka and inaugurated this Hubli railway station. You can read below how much the station costs, how much is the total length of the station, how many platforms the station has, etc.
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1. Hubli Railway Station (1507 meters)
This railway station is located in Hubli, the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka. The station is controlled by South Western Railway and is under Indian Railways. This station is connected with Vasco da Gama, Guntakal, Gama division, Bangalore-RSikere, Hubli line.
How much money was spent to build Hubli railway station?
A total of 20 crore rupees has been spent to make this station. The railway station is a re-model of the old station.
What is the length of Hubli, the world’s largest railway station?
This platform, 1507 meters, about one and a half kilometers long, can leave two trains simultaneously from the station on the same platform.
This station has a total of 8 platforms, out of which five platforms are similar to our other platforms i.e. one after the other. But the longest platform is platform 1 and 8 together, the first being the longest. Due to which the station has been able to get its name in the Guinness Book of World Records. The station is in the middle of Karnataka state from where Bangalore is 410 km, Mumbai is 460 km.
Now let’s take a look at the other major railway stations in India.
2. Gorakhpur Railway Station (1366 meters)
Currently, Gorakhpur railway station is the second largest railway station in India. This railway station is located in the city of Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The station is controlled by North Eastern Railway and under Indian Railways. This station is connected by Lucknow to Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur-Gonda Loop Line, Muzaffarpur Gorakhpur Main Line.
What is the length of Gorakhpur railway station?
The total length of this railway station is 1366 meters. Renovation of the eight station started in 2009 and was completed in 2013. After that it became the longest railway station in the world, but currently it is the second largest railway station in the world.
Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh is an important railway station where thousands of people travel every day. This station connects Uttar Pradesh with Bihar, Nepal, Jharkhand and other states.
3. Kollam Railway Station, Kerala (1180 meters)
Kollam railway station is the third longest railway station in India and the world. Located in the state of Kerala, the station is the second busiest railway station in the state of Kerala. The station is under Southern Railway Zone. The first station was built in 1904, after which goods trains were first used to travel through it. Then in 2001 this station became electric, currently more than 23 thousand people use this station every day. This station is connected to Thiruvananthapuram line, besides there are long distance train connections to Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Ananthapuri etc. Indian Railways earns about 60 to 70 crore rupees annually from this station.
4. Kharagpur Railway Station, West Bengal (1072 meters)
Kharagpur railway station in the state of West Bengal is the fourth longest railway station in India and the world. The station was commissioned in 1889–99, the station is under the Indian Railways under the South Eastern Railway. Before 2013, this Kharagpur railway station was recognized as the longest railway station in the world for a long time. After the reconstruction of Gorakhpur railway station in 2013, it is currently the fourth longest railway station in the world.
5. Bilaspur Railway Station, Chhatrisgarh (802 meters)
Bilaspur railway station is the fifth longest railway station in India located in Chhattisgarh state. The length of this station is 802 meters, this station was constructed in 2003. The station is controlled by South East Central Railway. The station is on the Howrah to Nagpur, Howrah to Mumbai route.
6. Jhansi Railway Station Uttar Pradesh (770 meters)
Jersey railway station in the state of Uttar Pradesh is one of the busiest railway stations in India. The total length of this railway station is 770 meters and it is the sixth longest railway station in India. This station is full of facilities for passengers like restaurant, air-conditioned room, waiting room etc.
7. Sonepur Railway Station, Bihar (738 meters)
The seventh longest railway station in India is Sonepur railway station located in the state of Bihar. The total length of this station is 738 meters. The station is under Indian Railways under Eastern Railway. The station has a total of 4 platforms and 8 rail trucks. Barauni, Gorakhpur, Jayanagar lines are connected from this station, besides from here you can go to Muzaffarpur, Hajipur. There is a road bridge with a rail from Digha to Sonepur, meaning trains and vehicles can cross the same bridge. This bridge is called one of the longest Rail cum road bridge in India.
8. Nabadwip Dham Railway Station, West Bengal (720 meters)
The eighth largest railway station in India is Nabadwip Dham railway station located in the state of West Bengal. The length of this station is 720 meters, it is located about 100 km from Howrah which connects with the northern tip of West Bengal.