Railway Stations: A Short history of Railway Stations
A Railway Station is a railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight (goods). It generally consists of a platform next to the tracks and a building (depot) providing related services such as ticket sales and waiting rooms. Connections may be available to intersecting rail lines or other transport modes such as buses.
Worlds first Railway Station was the modern sense were on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, opened in 1830.
India’s First Railway Station
The East Indian Railway Company’s Chief Engineer George Turnbull built the first railway from Calcutta (the then commercial capital of India). It opened for passenger traffic from Howrah station to Hooghly on 15 August 1854. The 541 miles (871 kilometres) to Benares opened to passenger traffic in December 1862.
The total number of railway stations in India is estimated to be between 7,000 and 8,000. Some of the railways stations you will get from the following link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_railway_stations_in_India Or Click here to view the list of Railway Stations In India