Checkmate Architecture! 5 Unknown facts about Lucknow's Charbagh railway station

Checkmate Architecture! 5 Unknown facts about Lucknow's Charbagh railway station

Did you know the aerial view of Lucknow's Charbagh Railway Station resembles a chessboard?

Standing as one of the most beautiful railway stations in India, the Charbagh Railway station is a specimen of architectural genius designed by J. H. Horniman. This 97-year-old building was built at a massive cost of 70 lakh and took about a decade to stand to its full glory. Connected to the Northern Indian railway system, Charbagh Railway Station is one of the biggest centres of both passengers and cargo trains in the state with its 9 platforms. Hidden in plain sight, here are some of the facts about the Lucknow Junction which are unknown to many:

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