Being the capital of India, Delhi is well connected to almost all other parts of the country. Most of the trains begin from Delhi stations while many others pass through here. Delhi railway stations manage a lot of traffic than any other place in the country through making Delhi one of the most significant connections for the railway stations.
Take a look at These 6 Railway Stations In Delhi We Bet You Didn’t Know About It Before
1. New Delhi Railway Station
It is one of the active railway stations of India, it manages about 5 lakh passengers daily with 16 platforms. This station also carries the record for the largest route interlinking station in the world.
How to Reach Here: It is Located between Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj, you can reach here by bus, cab, auto rickshaw and Delhi Metro (New Delhi station, Yellow Line and Delhi Airport Metro Express, Orange Line connects this station to the IGI Airport).
2. Old Delhi Railway Station/Delhi Junction railway station
It is built 60 years preceding to the New Delhi Railway Station. This Railway station was also known as Delhi Junction Railway Station. It is the oldest railway station in Delhi. Around 250 trains daily start, end and passes through this station.
How to Reach Here: It can be easily reached here by the Delhi Metro, one can take the metro and get down at the Chandni Chowk station.
3. Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station
It was built with the purpose of carrying a load off The New Delhi Railway station, it is controlled by the Northern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. A lot of Rajdhani Expresses trains going towards the south part of the country start from and stop at this station.
How to Reach Here: One can take the Blue line of Delhi Metro and get down at Indraprastha station. You can further take an auto to the station. Also, you can get down at Jangpura Metro station and take an auto from there.
4. Anand Vihar Terminal railway station
It is positioned in the eastern side of Delhi, Anand Vihar, it was built to reduce a load of other larger passenger terminals as the east-bound trains starting from those had to cross the bridge over river Yamuna.
How to Reach Here: Take the metro and get down at the Anand Vihar metro station.
5. Delhi Sarai Rohilla railway station
It actually built as a terminus, many trains starting from Delhi towards Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai now start from this station and end there. This station is located about 4 km from the Old Delhi Railway Station.
How to Reach Here: You have to get down at Shastri Nagar/ Pratap Nagar stations on the Red Line and then take auto or rickshaw.
6. Delhi Shahdara Junction railway station
Falling under the Northern Railways zone, this station is located in Shahdara in east Delhi. With a total of 4 platforms, this station is a humble yet important for the nearby residential areas. You would also find ample parking, a taxi stand and an auto stand.
How to Reach Here: The nearest metro station is Shahdara Metro station.