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Kanpur Central CNB Railway Station

Kanpur Central Kanpur Central (Hindi: कानपुर सेंट्रल, Urdu:کانپور مرکزی ) is one of the four Central Railway Stations in India, a major intercity rail and commuter rail station in city of Kanpur. The Kanpur Central Railway Station is situated on the Howrah - Delhi broad gauge route passing through Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur Central railway station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world i.e.48 similar to New Delhi Railway station.Kanpur Central is busiest station of North Central Railways as the station records a traffic of more than 150000 passengers and more than 280 trains passing through here on a daily basis. The present station was built in 1928 though the imposing building was completed in 1930.This building's construction is inspired by Lucknow's magnificent Charbagh NR railway station building which was built by British in 1914 but could not be constructed as same as Charbagh because it needed a huge amount of money.

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  • Uploaded on April 7, 2013
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    by Jawed Hasan
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    • Taken on 2013/04/07 06:41:09
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