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Posted: Apr 14 2019 (10:58)
Last Response: Apr 14 2019 (13:44)
Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station in Tamil Nadu, with 57 letters, missed the honour of having the longest railway station name by just an alphabet. ‘Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch’ in Wales, with 58 letters, still continues to be on record for having the longest railway station name by just a whisker.
Earlier, the honour for the longest station name in India belonged to Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta in Andhra Pradesh. The honour now belongs to Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station or as most citizens call it Chennai Central. The Chennai central railway station was renamed on April 5, 2019, after the legendary actor and politician of Tamil Nadu. About two decades earlier, it was known as Madras Central. The IRCTC website shows