List of World’s longest railway platforms

A railway platform is a section of pathway, alongside rail tracks at a railway station, metro station or tram stop, at which passengers may board or alight from trains or trams. Almost all rail stations have some form of platform, with larger stations having multiple platforms. Most stations have their platforms numbered consecutively from 1; a few stations, including Cardiff Central, Haymarket, King's Cross, Stockport,and Gravesend Railway Station(in the UK), Uppsala, (Sweden) and Lidcombe, Sydney (Australia) start from 0. Some, such as London Waterloo East or Paris-Gare de Lyon, use letters. In the case of Waterloo East this is to distinguish the platforms from numbered ones in the adjoining Waterloo main-line station. The US English equivalent is track.

The World’s longest railway platforms are:
1. Gorakhpur railway station (Uttar Pradesh, India): 1,366.33 m (4,483 ft)
2. Kollam Junction Railway Station (Kerala, India): 1,180.5 m (3,873 ft)
3. Kharagpur (West Bengal, India): 1,072.5 m (3,519 ft)
4. State Street Center subway station (Chicago, Illinois, USA): 1,067 m (3,501 ft) (longest in United States)
5. Cheriton Shuttle Terminal (Folkestone, United Kingdom): 791 m (2,595 ft) (longest in Europe)
6. Bilaspur railway station (Chhattisgarh, India): 790 m (2,592 ft)
7. Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh, India): 770 m (2,526 ft)
8. East Perth railway station (Perth, Western Australia): 770 m (2,526 ft) (longest in Australia)
9. Kalgoorlie railway station (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia): 760 m (2,493 ft)
10. Sonepur railway station (Sonepur, Bihar, India): 738 m (2,421 ft)