National Highway 19 (India)

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National Highway 19
Map of National Highway 19 in red
Durgapur Expressway - NH 19
Route information
Part of
Length1,269.7 km (789.0 mi)
Major junctions
West endAgra
East endDankuni,Kolkata
Location
StatesUttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal
Primary
destinations
Kanpur, Fatehpur,Prayagraj, Varanasi, Mughalsarai, Mohania, Sasaram, Aurangabad, Dobhi, Barhi, Bagodar, Gobindpur, Asansol, Durgapur
Highway system
NH 44NH 16

National Highway 19 (NH 19) is a national highway in India.[1] It was previously referred to as Delhi–Kolkata Road and is one of the busiest national highways in India. After renumbering of national highways, Delhi to Agra route is now national highway 44 and Agra to Kolkata route is numbered national highway 19.[2][3] It constitutes a major portion of the historical Grand Trunk Road. It is also part of AH1 of Asian Highway Network, that traverses from Japan to Turkey.

It was earlier known as NH 2 (Old) before renumbering of all national highways by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in 2010.

Length[edit]

The highway has a length of 1,269.7 km (789.0 mi) and runs through the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.[4][2]

The lengths of the highway in each state are:

National Highways Development Project[edit]

Schematic map of National Highways in India

Route[edit]

National Highway 19 connects Agra to Kolkata and transits four states of India, namely Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and west Bengal.[2] [4]

NH 19 starts at Agra from its junction with NH-44 connecting Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanashi in the State of Uttar Pradesh, Mohania, Aurangabad, Dobhi in the State of Bihar, Barhi, Bagodar, Gobindpur in the State of Jharkhand, Asansol, Palsit and terminating at its junction with NH-16 near Kolkata in the State of West Bengal.

Toll plazas[edit]

From Agra to Kolkata the toll plazas are as follows: Uttar Pradesh Tundla, Gurau Semra Atikabad, Anantram, Barajod, Badauri, Katoghan, Prayagraj Bypass (Khokhraj), Lalanagar, Daffi,Varanasi Bihar Mohania, Sasaram, Saukala Jharkhand Rasoiya Dhamna, Ghangri, Beliyad West Bengal Durgapur, Palsit and Dankuni.[6]

Major cities on/off NH 19[edit]

Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Jharkhand
West Bengal

Junctions[edit]

Uttar Pradesh
NH 48 Terminal near Agra.[2]
Interchange with Agra Lucknow Expressway near village Kathphori
NH 234 near Etawah
NH 719 near Etawah
NH 519 near Sikandara
NH 27 near Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
NH 34 near Kanpur
NH 335 near Fatehpur
NH 731A near Muratganj
NH 30 near Allahabad
NH 330 near Soraon
NH 319D near Allahabad
NH 135A near Aura
NH 35 near Varanasi
NH 219 near Chandauli
NH 24 near Saiyad Raja
Bihar
NH 219 near Mohania
NH 319 near Mohania
NH 119 near Dehri
NH 139 near Aurangabad
NH 22 near Dobhi
Jharkhand
NH 20 near Barhi
NH 522 near Bagodar
NH 114A near Dumri
NH 18 near Gobindpur
NH 419 near Gobindpur
West Bengal
NH 419 near Kulti
NH 14 near Raniganj
NH 114 near Bardhaman
NH 116A near Bardhaman
NH 16 Terminal near Kolkata.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Route substitution (ammendments) for national highways 9, 19, 44 and 48 dated February 2017" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  3. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b [1] National Highways-Source-National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  6. ^ "Toll Calculator". Toll between. Retrieved 25 January 2017.

External links[edit]

NH 19 on OpenStreetMap Route map