WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Hubli Junction railway station: Longest railway platform in the world

03-11-2022

(WorldKings.org) The former longest railway platform in the world is Gorakhpur Junction railway station with 1,366.33 m in length. Karnataka's Hubballi railway station is the world's longest railway platform with dimensions of 1.505 meters in length and 10 meters in width.

Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji – Hubballi Junction commonly known as SSS Hubballi Junction railway station or Hubli Junction railway station (Station code: UBL), is a railway junction station under the Hubli railway division of the South Western Railway zone (SWR) of Indian Railways situated in Hubli, Karnataka, India. Platform number 1 of Hubli Junction has a length of 1,505 meters, making it the longest railway platform in the world.

Hubli Junction is the center place for transportation of public and commercial in Karnataka by connecting northwest to Mumbai (460 kilometers), west to Goa (160 kilometers), South to Bengaluru (410 kilometers), and east to Hyderabad (450 kilometers) with heavy mass transportation.

It is the busiest railway station in Karnataka after Bengaluru City. The Hubli division situated in Hubli city connects Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Goa, and more.

Commercial goods like Manganese are the main source of income and public transport is another source of income. Diesel Loco Shed, Hubli which is under South Western Railways (SWR), currently homes to EMD locomotives of Class WDP-4, WDP-4D, WDG-4, WDG-4D, and Electric locomotives of class WAG-9HC locomotive.

According to Wikipedia


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