Which Railway Station has the World’s Longest Railway Platform?

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Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The World’s Longest Railway Platform is Hubli Junction railway station in Karnataka. It has a length of 1,505m. Previously this record had been held by Gorakhpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh. It has a length of 1,366m. However, the Hubli Junction Platform is yet to be inaugurated officially.

World’s Longest Railway Platform

The world’s longest railway platform is nearly complete and will likely be officially opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon at Shri Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station in Hubli. Gorakhpur station, in the North Eastern Railway Zone, with a platform length of 1,366 meters, will be replaced shortly following the completion of the lengthening of Platform No. 1 to 1,505 meters.

It is the busiest railway station in Karnataka after the Bengaluru city railway station. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Hubli Junction Railway Station.

Facts About Longest Railway Platform in the World

Relevant information about the world’s most extended railway platform is given below. This information will be helpful for the questions related to the topic.

  • Hubli Junction Railway Station has the most extended railway platform in the world, with a length of 1,505 m.
  • The full name of Hubli Junction Railway Station is Shri Siddharoodha Swamiji – Hubli Junction.
  • It is operated by South-Western Indian Railways.
  • This railway station has five platforms and eight tracks.


Which Railway Station has the World’s Longest Railway Platform?

Hubli Junction Railway Station has the world’s longest railway platform, operated by South Western Railway with a length of 1505m. Gorakhpur Railway station is in the second position on the list. However, Gorakhpur railway station is the official Longest railway station, as the Hubli Junction Railway Station platform is not inaugurated yet. However, its construction has been completed.

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