The railway station of Allahabad junction is a part of the northern railways. The station in the city of Allahabad is located at the centre of the city, which is the important railhead, apart from 3 others. Trains traveling along the delhi-Kanpur-Kolkata line of broad gauge pass through the Allahabad junction. Some of the notable trains passing through here are North East Express, Udyan Abha Toofan Express, Sangam Express, to name a few. Electrified trains on the main line of broad gauge join Allahabad with Mumbai. Information can be received from the tourist office of the Uttar Pradesh government situated 1 km from the railway station.
All Saint’s Cathedral, built beautifully in the gothic style is located in the front of the Allahabad main station. A comfortable staying facility is found with the Hotel Allahabad Regency 2 kms away from the station. Civil Lines Bus Stand or the central bus stand is about a stone’s throw distance. Another railway station of Pratapgarh is located 61 kms north of Allahabad railhead. The airports that are close to the station are situated 120 kms at Varanasi and 200 kms away at Lucknow.
Station Code: ALD
For reservation enquiry: Dial 1333