Delhi Railways - History

There are two parts of of delhi, Old and New Delhi. Old one is bit congested, lanes are narrow, old havelis, on the other hand the New Delhi is very beautiful, it is wide. Greenery is there, large government buildings made it more beautiful. As Delhi is the capital of our country, all the trains take a stoppage there. The fastest and fully air-conditioned train, Rajdhani Express, connects other part of country with it. Railway lanes connects delhi from other major parts of country. The Delhi Junction, also called the Old Delhi Railway station, is the most established railway station in Delhi and is situated between Chandni Chowk and Kashmiri Gate. It is worked with red stone in the style of the well known Red Fort adjacent. The station code of this railway station is DLI. This largest railway station was established in 1864 when the trains from calcutta and Howrah started. It was reconstructed by the british in 1903. At first it began with an expansive gauge train from Kolkata in 1864. Later in 1873, meter gage track from Delhi to Rewari, and after that to Ajmer was laid by Rajputana Railways. When it started working in 1903, it began with just 2 stages and 1000 travelers. Agra-Delhi line was opened in 1904. Presently it has 18 stages and handles more than 180,000 travelers. Around 200 trains offer support of the station day by day.

The New Delhi Railway Station is the largest as well as busiest railway station in India. NDLS is its code. It is between Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj.also, the greater part of the eastbound and southbound trains begin from here. The railroad station is entirely substantial, with 16 platforms, and handles around 300 trains and 36,000 travelers daily and this is the reason it demands many employees every year to handle it. Many candidates get railway jobs per year. People also love to work with Indian Railways. Even this year lacs of students applied for railway jobs 2016 and other are waiting for the next opportunity. The International Tourist bureau is also there at New Delhi Railway Station which works from 8 AM to 10 PM in week days and on sunday is operates from 8 AM to 2PM. Tourists and and NRI’s can get assistance from here, can make make enquiries and book the tickets. Being the main railway station in Delhi, all the significant trains begin from New Delhi Railway Station or touch the station on their way. You get trains to all parts of the nation from here.

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