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Discover the Greenest and Most Aesthetically Pleasing Railway Stations in India

Travellers take train rides to reach their travel destination. But have you thought that one can plan a trip just to explore the beauty of a railway station? Think again as we are here discovering India’s greenest and most aesthetically pleasing railway stations, where stunning architecture and eco-friendly initiatives create an unforgettable travel experience.

Karwar railway station in Karnataka 

The station serves the stunning city of Karwar, which is called the Kashmir of Karnataka. Part of the Konkan Railway department its among the major rail routes connecting the state capital Bengaluru to the city of Mumbai and connects Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Jaipur, Indore, Ernakulam, and Coimbatore.  

Eco-Aesthetic Sights: Nestled amidst the misty green hills of the Western Ghats, Karwar Railway Station offers a picturesque setting that captures the essence of Karnataka’s natural beauty. Travellers will get to witness a clean environment, extensive greenery, a serene atmosphere, well-maintained gardens, and eco-friendly practices such as rainwater harvesting and waste management. It offers some breathtaking views all around the year, especially monsoon.

Kathgodam Railway Station, Uttarakhand

Located in the Kumaon Himalayan foothills, and surrounded by the beautiful Shivalik Hills, it serves as an entry point to two of Uttarakhand’s most visited cities- Nainital and Bhimtal. It also connects many well-known trains en-route to Dehradun including New Delhi-Katgodham Shatabdi Express, Ranikhet Express, Lucknow Junction-Katgodham Express, and Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express. The railway department and the public lay a strong emphasis on cleanliness and greenery at the station.

Eco-Aesthetic Sights: Kathgodam Railway Station is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Himalayan foothills, offering a refreshing and calm setting that can be seen as straight out of a fairy tale. Relax in the panoramic views of the mountains, the fresh mountain air, and the meticulously maintained solar-powered lighting, and water conservation efforts, make this station a picturesque starting point for exploring Uttarakhand. It should be on your bucket list for sure.  

Cherukara railway station in Kerala

The Cherukara station is serving a gorgeous hill station town located in the Malappuram district of Kerala. The unquestionably delightful small station on the Shoranur-Mangalore line of the Southern Railway connects with urban centres like Angadipuram, Nilambur, and Shoranur. Known for its sustainability efforts for a greener future, it is recognised as India’s greenest railway station. as the greenest

Eco-Aesthetic Sights: Experience the tranquillity of Kerala’s countryside at this station. This entire station route is known for its scenery and is surrounded by trees on both sides of the track and platform. The thick banyan and teak tree canopies above the station make for a spectacular background.

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