The New Delhi Railway Station, situated between Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj is the main railway station in Delhi. It is the fourth busiest Railway Station in the country in terms of frequency of trains after Kanpur Central, Vijayawada Junction and Delhi Junction and most busiest Railway station in India in terms of passenger movement. Around 185 trains starts, ends, or passes through the station daily and handles 500,000 passengers daily with 16 platforms. The New Delhi railway station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world along with the Kanpur Central Railway Station i.e. 48. The station is about two kilometres north of Connaught Place, in central Delhi.Most eastbound and southbound trains originate at New Delhi Railway Station; however, some important trains to other parts of the country also touch/originate at this station. Most pairs of Shatabdi Express originate and terminate at this station. It is also the main hub for the Rajdhani Express, hence making it the biggest and busiest railway station of Indian Railways.A total of 427 passenger trains originate, terminate, or pass through New Delhi Railway Station. Through 269 passenger trains, 867 stations across India are directly connected to New Delhi Railway Station.