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Majestic! These are most awe-inspiring Indian Railway Stations with breathtaking architecture; see pics

Jan 07, 2019, 19:04 PM IST
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The Indian Railways do not just ensure safe and comfortable journey but the passengers also get enthralled by witnessing the marvelous architecture of the railway stations. Chennai Central Station, Thiruvananthapuram Central, Howrah Station and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai are some of the oldest railway stations in the country. Here are the pics of some of the most awe-inspiring Indian Railway Stations with breathtaking architecture that amaze both commuters and tourists:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chennai Central Station

Chennai Central Station

Once known as Madras Central Railway Station, the Chennai Central Railway Station was built in 1873. Its architecture takes inspiration from both Gothic and Roman styles. Image source: Twitter

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Thiruvananthapuram Railway station

Thiruvananthapuram Railway station

An important hub in the Southern Railway, Thiruvananthapuram Railway station was built in 1932, during the colonial days when Travancore was an important princely state. The building is made up with rock masonry and no bricks were used for the construction of the station building. Image source: Youtube

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Howrah Station

Howrah Station

Howrah Station is the second oldest station and is one of the largest railway complexes in India. It started functioning in the year 1905 with 6 platforms, today the terminus is the life-line for almost eastern India.

Image source: Youtube

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai is an outstanding example of the Victorian Gothic revival architecture In India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is one of the finest functional railway station building of the world and is used by more than 3 million commuters daily.

Image source: Reuters

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