Longest railway platform in India 2022

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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 slipped 2 spots and ranked at number 4.

Introduction

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

• As of 31 December 2021, it is the 4th largest railway network in the world after the 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

RankStation nameLengthState
1Hubli Junction railway station1,505Karnataka
2Gorakhpur Junction railway station1,366 m (4,482 ft)Uttar Pradesh
3Kollam Junction railway station1,180.5 mKerala
4Kharagpur Railway Platform1,072 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 the Hubli railway division of the 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 meters.

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 a 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 the 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 in 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 stations.

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 the world in 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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