Know Which Are The 7 Longest Railway Platforms In India?

Indian Railways is the lifeline of the country. Each city becomes one of the largest railway networks through the network of largest railway partnerships. Indian Railways has 7,112 stations serving 65,808 classes of passengers, freight and freight.

Lets see Know Which Are The 7 Longest Railway Platforms In India?

1.  Gorakhpur Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh

On 6 October 2013, Gorakhpur became the longest railway platform in the world, following the inauguration of the renovated Gorakhpur Yard, with an extension of about 1,366.33 meters (4,483 ft).

2. Kolam Janction (Kerala)

Kollam Junction railway station is one of the oldest railway stations in Kerala and the second longest railway platform in India with a length of 1,180.5 meters (3,873 ft). Kollam station is one of the first 100 railway stations in India to provide high-speed Wi-Fi services.

3. Kharagpur Railway Platform, West Bengal

 

Kharagpur Junction railway station is the third longest railway platform in India, located in the state of West Bengal and length is 1,072.5 meters  (3,519 ft). Kharagpur Railway Station is the longest platform in the world.

4. Jhansi Junction, Uttar Pradesh

Jhansi Junction Railway Station is the largest railway station in the city of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. The total length of Jhansi railway station is 770 meters (2,526 ft).

5. Sonepur Railway Station, Bihar

Sonpur Junction railway station has a total length of 738 meters (2,421 ft) making it the 10th longest railway platform in the world. Sonpur city will have India’s longest road-cum-railway bridge called Ganga Rail-Road Bridge.

6. Bilaspur Railway Station, Chhattisgarh


Bilaspur is the headquarters of the South East Central Railway in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Bilaspur station has the fourth longest railway platform in India with a total length of 802 meters (2,631 ft).

7. Nabadwip Dham Platform, West Bengal

Nabadwip Dham station has 3 railway stations and one of them is the longest railway platform with a total length of 720 meters (2,362 ft).

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