Mughalsarai is bisected by GT Road in three parts. The northern part mainly consists of railway colonies like (Vasant Vihar), New Central Colony, Diesel Colony, Haper Colony, Loco Colony and Roza Colony, Plant-Depot Colony. It starts after the parao road in Varanasi and continue till aliganj road which comes after railway colony on the south.
The Mughalsarai Railway Station is a famous and the fourth busiest station in India, with about 125 passenger trains pass through the Mughalsarai Junction. Two important railway lines meet at the junction: Main Line (Delhi–Kanpur–Allahabad–Patna–Howrah) and Detour Line (Ambala Cantt-Saharanpur–Moradabad–Bareilly–Lucknow–Varanasi––Howrah).Mughalsarai is one of the largest and busiest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh.Mughalsarai has biggest railway yard in Asia.