Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station

lucknow charbagh railway station

Location : Charbhag Railway station, Lucknow

Entry Fee & Timings : Charbhag Railway station open 24 hours all days in week, No entry fee.

About Charbagh Railway Station

Charbagh railway station of Lucknow is one of the most beautiful railway stations in the country. Charbagh railway station was earlier called Chahar Bagh in the Persian language. Like Nawab Asafuddaulah’s favorite Aishbagh, Charbagh was also very much liked by him, but when the British captured Awadh and banished the Nawab from here, then the British laid the foundation of Charbagh railway station. The foundation of Charbagh Railway Station was laid in 1914. It was built at the cost of around 60 to 70 lakhs.

Interesting facts about Charbagh Railway Station

  • There are various tunnels under the station which are used today for the purpose of transporting goods.
  •  It is one of the few railway stations in the country which has got the tag of being ‘Child Labor Free.
  •  Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru first met in 1916 at Charbagh railway station
  •  Charbagh Railway Station is built in Awadhi and Rajput styles.
  •  Its domes are umbrella-shaped.
  •  The responsibility of building this railway station was given to the then-architects Jacob and Horniman.

Train Sound Does Not Go Outside The Station

The specialty of Charbagh railway station is that when a train arrives on the platform of the railway station, no matter how loud its engine or horn is, its sound never reaches outside the railway station. At the same time, there is not much distance between the premises outside Charbagh and the platform. At any other railway station in the country, the sound of the arrival and departure of the train is clearly heard outside.

Charbagh Railway Station Lucknow
Image : Patrika

People Also Ask

Is Lucknow NR and Charbagh the same?

YES!!! Lucknow NR and Charbagh are the same. Lucknow Charbagh is officially known as Lucknow NR. Its station code is LKO, one of the five primary railway stations of Lucknow city for broad gauge trains; the other ones are Lucknow Junction, Aishbagh Railway Station, Gomti Nagar railway station, and Lucknow City.

Are LJN and LKO same stations?

NO!!! LJN and LKO are different stations but part of Charbagh station. LKO covers the major part of Lucknow Charbagh railway station and comes under the Northern railways’ zone. LJN is primarily situated at the West end of Charbagh railway station and covers the Northeastern railway zone.

What is the difference between LKO NER and LKO NR?

Lucknow (NER) is the central railway station of Lucknow, while Lucknow (NR) is a smaller railway station located in the area of Mohanlalganj.

What is the full form of Lucknow NR?

The NR in Lucknow NR railway station stands for Northern Railway (NR) zone.

What is Charbagh in Lucknow?

Charbagh is an architectural and historical attraction of Lucknow – one of North India’s largest railway stations. Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station, officially known as Lucknow NR, is one of the city’s five main railway stations. It is a part of the Northern Railway.

Is Charbagh and Lucknow railway station the same?

Yes, they are the same; the central railway station of Lucknow City is located in Charbagh, which is therefore called Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station.

Is Lucknow NR called the Badi line?

YES!!! Lucknow NR is referred to as Badi Line.

How many stations are there in LKO?

There are fourteen railway stations in Lucknow. Lucknow Railway Station and Lucknow Junction Railway Station are the leading stations serving this city.

Why is Charbagh railway station famous?

Charbagh Railway station is famous for its mesmerizing structure and has a large garden at the front. It comprises a mix of Rajput, Awadhi, and Mughal architecture and has a magnificent appearance. Architecturally, it is considered one of India’s most beautiful railway stations. The Government Railway Police station at Lucknow Charbagh holds an ISO 9001 certificate.

Which railway zone is Lucknow?

Lucknow comes in the Northern Railways Zone.

Are aishbagh and Lucknow the same?

NO!! Aishbagh and Lucknow are not the same. Aishbagh is a locality in the city of Lucknow.


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