India's Most Impressive Railway Stations

BANGALORE: With a railway history that dates back to 1853, India has one of the world's biggest railway networks. With over 7000 railway stations across the country, the daily commuters of the Indian railway counts to over 30 million. Right from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus built by the British to the Kachiguda Railway Station constructed by the Nizam of Hyderabad, railway has been serving as a lifeline for the country. Read on to know more about the most impressive railway stations in India, as compiled by Indiatv.

Railway Station
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Built by the British in 1887, the railway station is one among the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It also holds the credit for the country's busiest railway stations. Designed by Frederick William Stevens, the construction style resembles Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture. Build to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria the station was named Victoria Terminus, which was later renamed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in 1996. It is also the headquarter of Central Railway wing.
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1: How about Madaras(Chennai) Railway Station?
Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India
Posted by: Anumakonda - 13 Apr, 2014