Kanpur Central (formerly known as Cawnpore North Barracks, station code: CNB) is a central and junction railway station in the city of Kanpur and is one of the five central Indian railway stations. It is third busiest in country after Howrah Jn and New Delhi railway station. It is a major railway station between Howrah Jn and New Delhi. It also holds the record for the largest interlocking route system in the world. All trains passing through this station stop here, including premium trains, and all superfast, mail and passenger trains. The station is a major intercity rail and commuter rail station in the region. Other major railway stations in the city of Kanpur are Kanpur Anwarganj, Govindpuri Terminal, Panki Dham railway station, Rawatpur railway station, Kalyanpur railway station, Chandari, Chakeri, Mandhana Junction, Bithoor, Rooma, Bhimsen Junction, Sarsaul, Kanpur Bridge Left Bank and Old Cawnpore Junction.