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At a glance: Longest railway platforms in India

India TV News Desk 15 Jan 2015, 13:29:46 PM IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Indian Railway is the life line of the nation. It covers each nook and corner of the country. It has a vast network connecting every city of the country which makes it world's largest railway network.

Indian Railways, besides contributing significantly to the nation's growth story, also provides employment to thousands of people.

Railways were first introduced to India in the year 1853 from Bombay to Thane. In 1951, the systems were nationalised as one unit, the Indian Railways, becoming one of the largest networks in the world. Indian Railways is the world's seventh largest commercial or utility employer.

Here goes theĀ  list of longest railway platforms in India: