Station: Howrah Jn - HWH

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About Howrah Jn Railway Station

Marked by a colossal red brick building bearing footprint of the colonial era, West Bengal’s Howrah JN Railway Station is the largest railway complex in India. What makes HWH railway station unique is the fact that it is the only station in India with a road running through it.
HWH railway station is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including WiFi services by MTS Indian Rail WiFi, a comfy air-conditioned waiting room for first class passengers and an EMU Car Shed for convenient parking.

Trains Departing From Howrah To Other Stations

Overall, 293 passenger trains start, end or pass through the Howrah JN railway station, connecting it directly to 1,220 other stations. Currently, Howrah railway station has 23 platforms, which serve more than one million passengers on a daily basis. Passengers can also check the information on Train Between Stations from any source to destination in Yatra.com.

Trains To Top Pilgrimage Sites: The HWH railway station chugs out a direct train to Jammu Tawi Railway Station, from where a bus or a cab can be availed to reach Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi. Howrah Amritsar Express and Howrah Amritsar Mail are the two trains that can take you to the Sikh’s symbol of strength and conviction, the Golden Temple. Eleven trains head to Renigunta Junction railway station (Andhra Pradesh), the nearest one to the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.

Trains To Metros Cities: The Howrah railway station is connected to New Delhi through 17 long-distance trains, with Rajdhani Express being the fastest. Eleven trains connect the West Bengal city to Mumbai, 15 to Chennai, 26 to Allahabad and 10 to Bengaluru.

Popular Trains: Several high profile trains, listed below, link HWH railway station to various other prominent stations. These famous long-distance trains make one’s voyage comfortable and successful with their amazing facilities, like AC seating or sleeper, scrumptious meals and clean washrooms. Some also provide Wi-Fi facility for on-board entertainment.

• Shatabdi Express connects the Howrah JN railway station with Ranchi
(Jharkhand), New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) and Puri (Odisha).
• Rajdhani Express links Howrah JN HWH railway station to New Delhi - the capital of India.
• The Duronto Express connects HWH railway station to Digha Flag Station (West Bengal), Pune Junction, Yeshvantapur Junction (Bangalore), Mumbai and New Delhi.

Different Stations In West Bengal

West Bengal has a number of railway stations besides Howrah JN railway station, namely:

• Kolkata Railway Station>
• Shalimar Railway Station
• Sealdah Railway Station
• Santragachi Junction Railway Station
• Kolkata Suburban Railway

Popular Places Near Howrah Junction Railway Station

The Howrah JN HWH railway station is surrounded by several interesting places that let tourists peek into the history and culture of the industrial city. One can visit the Botanical Gardens to witness different shades of green as the place is lush and rich with flora. The Prinsep Ghat situated at a 30-minute distance from the station is one of the oldest recreational spots of Kolkata. Santragachi Jheel, Vidyasagar Setu, Eden Gardens, Victoria Memorial Hall are some of the other places that can be explored.

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