New Delhi railway station forms an integral part of Delhi as this is the place which welcomes its visitors and introduces them to Delhi's charm and beauty.
It has 16 platforms and each platform is a small city in itself with people from all over the world.
New Delhi station is known for the largest route interlocking system of the world. Most of the south and eastbound trains originate at New Delhi railway station.
Some of most important trains that originate from New Delhi train station are as follows:
Kanpur Shatabdi Express
Ranchi Rajdhani Express
Lucknow Swarn Shatabadi Express
Guwahati Rajdhani Express
New Delhi – Sealdah Duronto Express
Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express
Patna Rajdhani Express
New Delhi – Howrah Yuva Express
Dehradun Shatabdi Express
New Delhi – Howrah Duronto Express
The station is about two kilometers north of Connaught place, in central Delhi. We can easily get an auto rickshaw or even can hire a taxi if we have overload of luggage and want to relish the beauty of Delhi.
New Delhi railway station is also served on the yellow line of the Delhi metro, and also by the Delhi airport metro express that is orange line, which connects it directly to Indira Gandhi international airport.
When we imagine railway stations what comes in our mind is the hustle and bustle of overcrowded passengers, garbage littering around, noise and pollution, and all kinds of thoughts which makes us feel really wretched, but that’s not the case at New Delhi railway station.
You will see effectively managed waiting rooms and nice interiors of the station. Some of the facilities available are as follows:
World class transit lounge
Std PCO booth
Computer reservation office
Refreshment room- non veg and veg
Auto booking office
To add on, waiting for a train to arrive is no longer boring as government have taken an initiative to launch India’s busiest station with Wi-Fi connectivity, a first in the country, to ensure value added amenity for the passengers.
New Delhi railway station which handles more than five lakhs passengers a day will be the first to enjoy the Wi- Fi connectivity.
Rail ministry is planning to make New Delhi railway station as an urban icon and they are gearing up to make it possible. We will soon see the station with world class lighting system.
So pack your bags and be ready to catch a train and catch in the glimpse railway station. Visit the capital and enjoy the exquisiteness of Delhi.