Navigating Howrah Railway Station: A Traveler's Guide

Howrah Junction

Howrah is one of the major cities of west bengal and its easily connected with capital city Kolkata through world famous Howrah bridge. Howrah railway station situated in Howrah city and this station is the largest and busiest railway station in India, its connectivity with all over India. Howrah railway station is Junction railway station and its also known as Howrah Junction and first train was run on 15th August 1854.

Important Details Related Howrah Junction Railway Station

  • Station Code:HWH
  • Its opened 1854 
  • Howrah Junction railway station has 23  platforms and its highest number of platforms in Indian railways
  • 4 trains halting at Howrah railway station
  • 106 trains originating from Howrah railway station
  • Nearest main railway stations are Santragachi Junction, Shalimar railway station. 
  • 107 trains terminating from Howrah junction railway station
  • 500 suburban EMUs  run daily
  • Howrah railway station is belongs to two zones which are Eastern Railway(ER) & South Eastern Railway (SER)
  • Howrah–Delhi main line Howrah–Nagpur–Mumbai line Howrah–Chennai main line Howrah–Prayagraj–Mumbai line Howrah–New Jalpaiguri line Howrah–Gaya–Delhi line Howrah–Bardhaman Main Line Howrah–Bardhaman chord . These are routes that make Howrah railway station the main junction railway station of India.  
  • Tourist places near Howrah railway station are Howrah bridge, Victoria Memorial , Dakshineswar kali temple, Kali ghat

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