Top 10 Longest Railway Platforms of India

Indian Railway is the life line of the nation, covers each nook and corner of the country and connects almost every city via the largest network of rail which makes it one of the world’s largest railway network. Railways of India has divided into several zones and listed its name for world’s longest railway platforms as Hubbali Junction in India at 1,507 metres, Gorakhpur Railway Station, Kollam Junction Kerala and Kharagpur railway Platform of West Bengal.

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Hubli Railway Station, Karnataka – 1,507 metres (4,944 ft)


Hubbali Junction of Karnataka is now home to the world’s longest railway station measuring 1.5 kilometers.

Gorakhpur Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh – 1,366.33 m (4,483 ft)


Gorakhpur Railway Station is very important junction of Northern Indian railway and became the world’s Longest Railway platform with a length of 1,366. m. Image Source: staticflickr

Kollam Junction, Kerala – 1,180.5 m (3,873 ft)

Kollam Junction railway station is the second longest Railway Platforms of India with an length of 1,180.5 m and second largest railway station in Kerala in terms of area after Shoranur Junction.

Kharagpur Railway Platform, West Bengal – 1,072.5 metres (3,519 ft)


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 m.

Chennai Egmore, Tamil Nadu – 925.22 m (3,035 ft)

Pilibhit Junction, Uttar Pradesh – 900 m (2,953 ft)

Bilaspur Railway Station, Chhattisgarh – 802 m (2,631 ft)


Bilaspur Railway Station has 4th longest railway platform in India after Gorakhpur,Kollam and Kharagpur with length of 802 m, located in Chhattisgarh and it is busiest station of Chhattisgarh state.

Jhansi Junction, Uttar Pradesh – 770 m (2,526 ft)

Jhansi Junction railway station is a major railway junction,intercity hub and a technical stoppage for many superfast trains in India for Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Mumbai line. Length of Jhansi railway station is 770 m.

Sonepur Railway Station, Bihar – 738 m (2,421 ft)


Sonpur railway station is listed as one of the top 10 longest railway platform in India with length of 738 m and known for India’s longest road-cum-rail bridge, Ganga Rail-Road Bridge, was underway on the banks on the Ganges and famous for hosting one of the largest cattle fair in the world. Image Source: sonepur-mela.blogspo

Nabadwip Dham Platform, West Bengal – 720 m (2,362 ft)

10 Indian Railway Platforms Are Longest in The World


  • eshant says:

    Jhansi longest platform is longer than Bilaspur’s. Once 2-3 trains use to halt on single stretch at a time

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  • Rehan says:

    1. Gorakhpur Junction Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh [1366.33 m (4,483 ft)].
    2. Kollam Junction Railway Station, Kerala [1,180.5 m (3,873 ft)].
    3. Kharagpur Junction Railway Station, West Bengal [1,072.5 m (3,519 ft)].
    4. Pilibhit Junction Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh [900 m (2952 feet)].
    5. Bilaspur Junction Railway Station, Chhattisgarh [802 m (2,631 ft)].
    6. Jhansi Junction Railway Station, Uttar Pradesh [770 m (2,526 ft)].
    7. Sonepur Junction Railway Station, Bihar [738 meters (2,421 ft)].
    8. Nabadwip Dham Platform, West Bengal [720 m (2,362 ft)]

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