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Top 10 Busiest Railway Station in India

All train railway station are always crowded. At each station, many people can be seen entering or exiting the train. During the festive season, the speed and crowd increase dramatically. But certain stations in India are said to be the most congested and this is also related to the number of unique trains that pass through them. The wider the connectivity of any station, the more human traffic happens.

According to Indian Railways statistics, here are the 10 busiest railway stations in India:

10) Lucknow (LKO):Railway Station

Commonly known as Char Bagh. The current railway station was built in 1926 with a Mughal architectural design of domes and minarets meant to harmonize with the architecture of the city’s important historical buildings dating back to the Nawabs of Oudh. The red brick building has a facade. It is located in the southern part of the city in Charbagh, hence the popular name. The words “Char Bagh” refer to the four gardens that used to exist here. Almost 300 trains pass through this station.

9) Vadodara (BRC):

Vadodara Junction station is the main station of Vadodara city in Gujarat, India. It is the ninth station in India in terms of train frequency after Kanpur Central, Vijayawada Junction, Delhi Junction, New Delhi, Ambala Cantt, Howrah, Patna Junction, and Asansol Junction and the busiest station and major terminus in the state of Gujarat. In the Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. Around 170 trains depart, stop, or pass through the station every day.

8) Itarsi (ET):

Itarsi Junction is a station in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh serving more than 330 trains daily. It belongs to the West Central Railway zone of the Indian railway network. Engine changes take place in Central Railway trains, ie. WAP/WAM/WAG class electric engines are replaced by WDP/WDM/WDG class diesel engines and vice versa. These changes will take place in trains on the Jabalpur-Katni-Satna and sometimes Bhopal railway line.

7) Prayagraj Junction(PRYJ):

Allahabad Junction is a railway station on the Howrah-Delhi and Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai main lines. It is the headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone. Allahabad is among the top 100 reserve stations of Indian Railways.

6) Vijayawada (BZA):

Vijayawada Railway Station (station code: BZA)[1] is an Indian railway station in Vijayawada. from Andhra Pradesh. It is classified as one of the A-1 and model stations in the Vijayawada railway zone under the South Central Railway zone. The station handles about 1.40 million passengers daily, more than 180 express and 150 freight trains.

5) Patna (PNBE):

Patna Junction railway station is connected to most of the major cities in India by rail network. Patna is located between New Delhi and Kolkata, which is one of the busiest railway lines in India. Patna has frequent trains to Delhi and Kolkata. The city is a major railway hub and has six main stations: Patna Junction, Rajendranagar Terminal, Gulzarbagh Railway Station, Danapur Railway Station, Patliputra Junction, and Patna Sahib Station. Patna is well connected to Gaya, Jehanabad Biharsharif, Rajgiri, and Islampur by daily passenger and express trains.

4) Kalyan (KYN):

One of the major railway stations in Maharashtra. Kalyan Jn has 8 platforms and serves suburban and long-distance trains.

3) Kanpur Central (CNB):Railway Station

It is one of the busiest railway stations in India in terms of train frequency. About 230 trains pass through the station regularly.

2) New Delhi (NDLS):Railway Station

It is the second-largest station in India and the largest railway station. It serves more than 350 trains and 5,000,000 passengers daily. It consists of 16 platforms.

1) Howrah (HWH):Railway Station

India’s busiest stations in terms of train frequency. 210 unique trains run daily with a frequency of 974 arrivals/departures per day. This station has 23 platforms. You can order food at all these locations and more than 400 locations across India through IRCTC’s official e-food partner, Travelkhana.

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Top 10 Busiest Railway Station in India

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