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Allahabad railway station is an extremely busy station with trains from different parts of the country halting at this important junction. The Allahabad railway junction falls on Howrah-Delhi main line and Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. Hundreds of people travel up and down daily through this junction.

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History of Allahabad Junction

The construction of Allahabad junction dates long back. It was the British who took the initiative to expand a railway line from Delhi to Howrah in mid-19th century. The first train that halted in Allahabad was in 1859 and it ran from Allahabad to Kanpur. And after a few years in 1864, trains from Howrah to Delhi crossing Allahabad became frequent.

A lot of effort and hard work were put behind the construction of the Allahabad junction. In the initial years, coaches of the trains were transported on boats across rover Yamuna on boats. After the old Naini Bridge was erected in 1865-66, trains started running through Yamuna. It was in 1902 after the completion of Curzon Bridge that Allahabad got its first rail connection to the northern side of river Ganges. The first connection was between Allahabad and Varanasi through a meter gauge rail road. It was later converted into broad gauge in 1994.

Railway Stations in Allahabad


Allahabad is a populous and big city. A huge number of people take the help of rail transport to travel across the city on a daily basis. There are numerous local stations within Allahabad at important junctures to make travelling easier for the common men. Of all the stations City Station at Rambagh, Prayag station, Allahabad junction and Daraganj station are the most prominent. Here’s a list of all the stations within Allahabad:

Bamrauli Railway Station
Near Bamrauli Airport
M G Road, Allahabad -211001
Phone no.: 0532 2580402

Rambag Railway Station
Allahabad -211003
Phone no.: 0532-1072

Chheoki Railway Station
Naini, Allahabad - 211008

Prayag Railway Station
Prayag Station Rd, Allen Ganj
Allahabad - 211002

Railway Station Parking
Miurabad, Allahabad

Daragang Railway station
Daraganj
Allahabad - 211006

Subedarganj Railway Station
Allahabad - 211011

Iradatganj Railway Station
Allahabad- 212107

Prayag Ghat Railway Terminal
Daraganj, Allahabad - 211006

Allahabad Junction
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211001

Rambagh Station
Rambagh, Allahabad - 211003

Bamrauli
Shamim Market Colony
Bamrauli, Allahabad - 211012

Hotels near Allahabad Railway Station

Hotel near Allahabad rail station

There are a number of budget-friendly hotels near and around the railway stations of Allahabad. For your convenience here are the names of some of the best and comfortable hotels near and around the railway stations of Allahabad.

Hotel Star Regency
MG Marg, Allahabad - - 211001
Phone no.: 9222272222
0.9 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 2,000 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Harsh Ananda
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211001
Phone no.: 9222272222
0.7 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 3,000 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Santosh Palace
Allahabad - 211001
Phone no.: 92222 72222
0.2 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 899 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Valentines
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211001
Phone no.: 9222272222
0.8 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 2,499 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Saket
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211001
Phone no.: 92222 72222
0.8 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 2,499 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Tepso
Civil Lines, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh - 211 004
Phone no.: 9222272222
0.7 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 1,800 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Prayag
72/73, Noorullah road
Opposite Petrol Pump
Near Khuldabad Thana
Allahabad – 211003
Phone no.: 0532 265 6016
Price: Rs. 665 Per Room Per Night

Hotel Milan Palace
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211 001
Phone no.: 9222272222
Price: Rs. 2,925 Per Room Per Night

Hotel U. R.
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 210 001
Phone no.: 9222272222
1.0 km from Allahabad Railway Station
Price: Rs. 1,595 Per Room Per Night

Trains from Allahabad

Trains-from-Allahabad

Allahabad has several trains running to and fro from the metros of India. Let’s take a look at some of the important trains that runs through main junctions of New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
  • Godan Express to Mumbai
  • Chhapra Lokmanyatilak Express to Mumbai
  • Darbhanga Lokmanyatilak Express to Mumbai
  • Saket Express to Mumbai
  • Tulsi Express to Mumbai
  • Mahanagari Express to Mumbai
  • Varanasi Lokmanyatilak Shrungavarpukta Express to Mumbai
  • Kolkata Mumbai Mail to Mumbai
  • Kolkata New Delhi Yuva to New Delhi
  • New Delhi Duronto Express to New Delhi
  • Kolkata Rajdhani to New Delhi
  • Kolkata Rajdhani to New Delhi
  • Kolkata New Delhi Express to New Delhi
  • Bhagalpur New Delhi Express to New Delhi
  • Rajender Nagar Bihar Garib Rath to New Delhi
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express to New Delhi
  • Seemanchal Express to New Delhi
  • Purushottam Express to New Delhi
  • Puri New Delhi Express to New Delhi
  • Ranchi Garib Rath to New Delhi
  • Brahmputra Mail to New Delhi
  • Tatanagar Jammu Express to New Delhi
  • Hatia Jammu Express to New Delhi
  • Guwahati Rajdhani Express to New Delhi
  • Chambal Express to Kolkata
  • New Delhi Kolkata Yuva to Kolkata
  • Poorva Express to Kolkata
  • Kolkata Rajdhani to Kolkata
  • Jodhpur Kolkata Superfast to Kolkata
  • Kalka Mail to Kolkata
  • Ananya Express to Kolkata
  • New Delhi Kolkata Express to Kolkata
  • Vibhuti Express to Kolkata
  • Bikaner Koaa Shrungavarpukta Express to Kolkata
  • Garbha Express to Kolkata
  • Ajmer Sealdah Express to Kolkata
  • U A Toofan Express to Kolkata
  • Lushala Quila Express to Kolkata
  • Shipra Express to Kolkata
  • Bikaner Kolkata Superfast to Kolkata
  • Patna Bangalore Special to Chennai
  • Sangha Mitra Express to Chennai
  • Gangakaveri Express to Chennai
  • Varanasi Rameswaram Express to Chennai

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