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.
Which is largest railway station in India?
Longest Railway Platform in India:
The platform at Gorakhpur Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh is the world’s longest station, measuring a whopping 1,366 m. The record was previously held by the platform at Kharagpur station in West Bengal at 1,072 m.
Is Kharagpur longest railway station in India?
A newly renovated platform at Gorakhpur Railway Station in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has become the world’s longest, measuring 1,366m. Until recently, Kharagpur in the Indian state of West Bengal was the longest platform at 1,072m, followed by State Street Center subway station in Chicago at 1,067m.
Which is the longest train in India?
Spanning 4273 km on rail tracks, and a running time of 80 hours and 15 minutes and about 55 scheduled stops, the Vivek Express covers the longest train route in India. It joins Dibrugarh (DBRG) in Assam, North-East India to Kanyakumari (CAPE), Tamil Nadu which is the southernmost tip of mainland India.
Which is the first train in India?
On 16th April 1853, India as well as Asia got their first passenger train and the rest is history. The first passenger train ran between Bori Bunder (Bombay) and Thane, a distance of 34 km. It consisted of fourteen carriages and was operated by three steam locomotives, named Sahib, Sultan and Sindh.
Which station has the longest name?
M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station, lost the distinction of having the world’s longest railway station name by an alphabet, according to The Hindu. The record for the longest railway station name, which is 58 letters long, is held by ‘Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch’ in Wales.
Which country is first in railway?
Which is the youngest railway zone of India?
north east is the smallest railway zone in india.
Which is the smallest train in India?
The green-liveried DEMU currently shuttles twice a day in the morning and evening hours between CHT, located on Willingdon Island home to the Cochin Port Trust and the Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy, and Ernakulam Junction, the principal railway station serving Kochi.
What is the name of 2.8 Kilometre?
‘SheshNaag‘ is the longest train ever to run on Indian Railways. Earlier the South East Central Railway zone operated ‘Super Anaconda’when it attached three rakes of freight train together.