National Highway 19 (India)
|Length:||1,435 km (892 mi)|
|States:||Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal|
National Highway 19 (NH 19; previously NH2) is a National Highway in India. Often referred as Delhi–Kolkata Road, it is one of the most busy National Highways in India. The highway has a length of 1,435 km (892 mi) and runs through the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal. It constitutes a major portion of the historical Grand Trunk Road along with NH 1 and NH 91 in India.
The lengths of the highway in each state are:
- Delhi: 12 km (7.5 mi)
- Uttar Pradesh: 752 km (467 mi)
- Bihar: 202 km (126 mi)
- Jharkhand: 190 km (120 mi)
- West Bengal: 235 km (146 mi)
National Highways Development Project
- Almost all of the 1,435 km (892 mi) stretch of NH 19 has been selected as a part of the Golden Quadrilateral by the National Highways Development Project.
- Approximately 253 km (157 mi) stretch of NH 19 between Delhi and Agra has been selected as a part of the North-South Corridor by the National Highways Development Project.
- Approximately 35 km (22 mi) stretch of NH 19 between Barah and Kanpur has been selected as a part of the East-West Corridor by the National Highways Development Project.
- It is also part of AH1 of Asian Highway Network, that traverses from Japan to Turkey.
Major cities on/off NH 19
- Uttar Pradesh
- Kanpur Cantonment
- Fatehpur District
- West Bengal
- "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
-  National Highways-Source-National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
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