Longest railway platform in India 2022

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Longest railway platform in India 2022

Hello friends, Here is the list of “longest railway platform in india 2022”.
Previously, Kharagpur Railway Platform was the 2nd longest platform in India, but recently it slips 2 spots and ranked at number 4.

Introduction

• Indian Railway is the life line for the people of India. It covers each corner of the country and connects almost every city via the largest network of rail.

• As of 31 December 2021, it is the 4th largest railway network in the world after United States, Russia and China.

• Railways of India has divided into 18 zones. The new railway zone of Indian Railways is the Southern Coast Railway Zone.

Top 4 Longest Railway Platform in India

Rank Station name Length State
1 Hubli Junction railway station 1,505 Karnataka
2 Gorakhpur Junction railway station 1,366 m (4,482 ft) Uttar Pradesh
3 Kollam Junction railway station 1,180.5 m Kerala
4 Kharagpur Railway Platform 1,072 m (3,517 ft) West Bengal

Key Points about Longest 4 platforms

Key Points about Hubli Junction railway station
• Hubli Junction, officially known as Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji – Hubballi Junction.

• It is under Hubli railway division of South Western Railway zone (SWR) of Indian Railways situated in Hubli, Karnataka, India.

• As of March 2021, it is the longest railway platform in the world.

• The length of platform number 1 of Hubli Junction is 1,505 metres.

Key Points about Gorakhpur Junction railway station
• Gorakhpur Junction railway station has the world’s second longest railway platform after Hubli Junction railway station.

• It serves as the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway.

• it connects Eastern Uttar Pradesh to Bihar, Nepal and Northern India to Bihar.

Key Points about Kollam Junction railway station
• It is the second largest railway station in Kerala in terms of area and largest in terms of number of tracks.

• World’s third longest railway platform is situated at Kollam railway station

• It is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and comes under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division.

Key Points about Kharagpur Junction railway station
•Kharagpur Junction railway station is a railway station in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

• It is also the fourth longest railway station by platform length after Hubli Junction railway station, Gorakhpur Junction railway station and Kollam Junction railway station.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: Which is the longest railway platform in India?

Answer: Hubli Junction railway station (As of March 2021)

Question 2: Where is the longest railway platform in India?

Answer: Karnataka (Hubli Junction railway station)

Question 3: Which is the longest railway platform in India 2021?

Answer: Hubli Junction railway station of Karnataka

Question 4:Which is the second longest railway platform in India?

Answer: Kollam Junction Railway Station (Kerala)

Question 4: Is Kharagpur the longest railway platform in India?

Answer: No, Now Kharagpur railway platform is the 4th longest railway platform in India after Hubli, Gorakhpur and Kollam Junction railway station.

Question 5: Which is the 2nd longest railway platform in India?

Answer: Gorakhpur Junction railway station of Uttar Pradesh is the second longest railway platform in India.

Question 6: Which is the longest railway platform in world 2021?

Answer: Hubli Junction railway station of Karnataka

Question 7: Which is the longest railway platform in Karnataka?

Answer: Hubli Junction railway station is the railway platform in Karnataka.

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