29 of India’s Most Impressive and Beautiful Railway Stations

Indian Railways has one of the busiest and largest railway networks in the world,operates both long distance and suburban rail systems. The Railways is divided into 17 zones, Around 8000 railway stations,number of passenger trains such as Duronto Express, Rajdhani Express,Shatabdi Express,Garib Rath,Jan Shatabdi Express and Double Decker Express, also Indian Railways is planning to link adjacent countries. India’s most impressive railway stations are oldest railway station known as Royapuram Railway Station,world heritage railway station Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, highest railway station as Ghum Railway Station and the most beautiful railway station in India,Dudhsagar Railway Station.

Old Delhi Railway Station

Old Delhi Railway Station also known as Delhi Junction is the oldest railway station of Delhi city. The station is located near the Kashmere Gate area in the style of nearby red-coloured fort, It has been an important railway station of the country.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus


Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is an historic railway station in India, located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus was formerly known as Victoria Terminus Station is one of the biggest landmark of the city and one of the busiest railway stations in India.

Chennai Central Station


Chennai Central railway station is one of the most important railway hubs in South India and one of the most prominent landmarks of Chennai. The station is also a main hub for the Chennai Suburban Railway system and the most profitable stations of Southern Railways.

Howrah Junction Station


Howrah Junction Station is the oldest and largest railway station complex in India,located on the west bank of the Hooghly River in Kolkata. The Howrah railway station is busiest railway stations in Indian as per the passenger volume per day and has the highest train-handling capacity.

Lucknow Charbagh Station


Lucknow Charbagh railway station is one of the two main railway stations of Lucknow city and one of the busiest railway stations of India. The station is an architectural masterpiece with the historical buildings and four gardens in the complex.

Nagpur Railway Station

Nagaur Railway Station

Nagpur Railway Station is one of India’s most important railway junctions and one of the busiest junctions all over the country. Because of prime location, Nagpur is also one of the tourist destinations of the country.

Gorakhpur Railway Station


Gorakhpur Railway Station became the world’s longest railway platform after the Gorakhpur Yard,located in the city of Gorakhpur. Gorakhpur is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railways and Gorakhpur serves 10 local railway stations.

Vijayawada Railway Station

Vijayawada Railway Station serves the city of Vijayawada and is the only station to have five entrance gates. The railway station of Vijayawada generates more profits than others divisions and stations of South Central Railway.

Royapuram Railway Station

Royapuram railway station is the first railway station of south India and the oldest railway station operational in India. The station remains the oldest railway station in the entire subcontinent and part of the city’s list of heritage structures.

Kharagpur Junction Station


Kharagpur Junction Railway Station is known for the longest platform in the world for many years, now the longest railway platform belongs to Gorakhpur railway station. Kharagpur has the world’s third longest railway platform after Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and Kollam junction in Kerala.

Cuttack Railway Station


Cuttack Railway Station is amongst the top hundred daily booking stations of Indian Railway, operating under Khurda road Division of East Coast Railway. The fort style of architecture of Cuttack Railway Station is a beautiful railway station and has inspired many architects around the world.

Dudhsagar Railway Station


Dudhsagar Railway Station is located on the border of Goa and Karnataka near the near the Majestic Dudhsagar waterfall. The area of Dudhsagar Railway Station and Castle rock railway station is surrounded by a deciduous forests.

Ghum Railway Station


Ghum Railway Station is the highest railway station in India on the route of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The place is the home of the Ghum Monastery and one of the top 5 highest mountain railway stations of India.

Coonoor Railway Station

Coonoor Railway Station is a popular hill station in the Nilgiris district and part of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. The train station is an important rail hub and is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills after Ooty.

Jaisalmer Railway Station


Jaisalmer Railway Station is one of the most beautiful railway station and home to India’s most luxurious trains. The jewel of desert nicknamed The Golden city lies in the heart of the Thar Desert or the Great Indian Desert.

Kollam Junction Railway Station

Kollam Railway Station is the second largest railway station in Kerala and is one of the oldest railway stations in Kerala. Kollam Junction connect the city of Kollam to major cities of India and third busiest railway station in Kerala.

Mysore Railway Station


Mysore Railway Station is set to become the first visually challenged friendly station in India with many facilities such as navigation map. Royal Mysore Railway is home to a Model Railroad Layout which is the first of its kind in the country.

Barog Railway Station

Barog Railway Station is one of the most attractive one on the kalka Shimla Railway line,located near the tunnel in Himachal Pradesh. Barog tunnel is the longest tunnel of the 103 tunnels on the route of the Shimla-Kalka Railway.

Sealdah Railway Station


Sealdah Railway Station is one of the important suburban rail terminal of Kolkata and one of the busiest railway stations in India. It is one of the 5 major railway stations serving Kolkata in West Bengal.

Matheran Railway Station


Matheran Railway Station has a narrow gauge railway station which is located at the top of Matheran Hills. Neral-Matheran Toy Train is the best way to explore the wild hills of beautiful Hill Station and must visit place near by Mumbai and Pune.

Kanpur Central Station

Kanpur Central railway station is a major intercity rail station in the city of Kanpur and has the largest interlocking route system in the world. Kanpur Central is among the top hundred booking stations of the Indian Railways.

Bilaspur Railway Station


Bilaspur Railway Station has 3rd longest railway platform in India and headquarters of South East Central Railway. It is the busiest station of Chhattisgarh with high quality facility,multifunctional complex,AC waiting room and many other amenities.

Agartala Main Station

Agartala Main Station is India’s one of the most beautiful railway station and connect Agartala with the rest of Indian rail network. The Palace like railway station of Agartala is the first state capital in independent India to be connected with rail network.

Thiruvananthapuram Central Station

Thiruvananthapuram Central is the largest and busiest railway stations in Kerala and the main railway station in the city. The station has all the possible facilites such as Internet browsing center,restaurants,book-shops and part of the longest train routes in India.

Srinagar Railway Station


Srinagar railway station is part of the Kashmir Railway in the city of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. This beautiful station is features Kashmiri wood architecture,designed to complement the local surroundings.

Chennai Egmore Railway Station


Chennai Egmore Railway Station also known as Madras Egmore is one of the two main railway terminals in Chennai city along with Chennai Central. The railway station building is one of the prominent landmarks of Chennai,built in the Gothic style of architecture.

Kanyakumari Railway Station


Kanyakumari Railway Station is the biggest station in the district of Kanyakumari and part of Trivandrum railway division. The station is the last railway station and the railway route from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari is the longest railway route in India.

Mughalsarai Railway Station


Mughalsarai Railway Station is the fourth busiest railway junction in India and has a massive railway yard which is the largest railway marshaling yard in Asia. Mughalsarai Railway Division belongs to East Central Railway and also has largest wagon repair workshop of Indian Railways.

Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta Railway Station


Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta railway station is located on the border of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, having the longest name among all stations on the Indian Railway system. Ib railway station of Odisha has the shortest name of all stations on the Indian Railways system.