This Odisha Railway Station Has The Record Of Shortest Name In India & There’s Another With Longest Name Too!


There’s a reason we call it “Incredible India“. One of the incredible things about India is how different each city is from the next. Every time we get off a train, it really feels as though we are entering an entirely new country in terms of language and culture. The vibe, the people, the food, the souvenirs in the shops…they are all new and different from the last place. IB is no different.

If you are not aware of the fact that IB which is located near Jharsuguda also happens to be the third highest coal reserve of the country, then it would probably blow your mind that Ib railway station is the shortest railway station name of India. The station derives its name from the nearby Ib River.


Yes!! it is. Along with Ib, ‘Od’ railway station in Gujarat also share the shortest railway station names title in India, consisting of only two letters.

Meanwhile, the ‘Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta’ railway station located in Andhra Pradesh is known to have the longest railway station name in India with 28 letters. Mind-boggling or not, but we find this an interesting piece of news and a tricky question to have fun with your friends. So go on ask your friends about it and find out who else knows this fact.

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