You may have already read about fruit on rails:
Today we explore some more station names associated with food. (This is mainly confined to Hindi and Bengali speaking areas, and there are probably other names which I have missed).
We start with food itself:
Muri (or murmura in Hindi):
which rhymes with
Non-vegetarians would be interested in this:
Other items of interest:
Non-vegetarians would also keep an eye on this:
A station once existed here on the Cutch State Railway:
Cooking utensils are not neglected:
A variety of sweet items:
The third one is Shakar Nagar, if you missed it.
Still more items of interest:
There was probably an Englishman named Currey, but we let that pass.
Some near misses: You should be able to get dhokla here as it is in Gujarat:
And you might get tuna here as it is near the coast:
And cinnamon (dalchini) here:
When a king ate a lot of rice, this place in Bengal was named
Finally, you can proceed to this place
where you may find drinks sounding similar to
We are not done yet. In Pakistan, you will see this place on the way up the Bolan Pass:
I wonder if Bengalis going to Quetta were able to find fish at the station restaurant.
In Bangladesh itself, there used to be a station called Raita near the Hardinge Bridge.
From Sri Lanka, we have the closest one for honey:
(Thanks to Vimlesh Chandra for inspiration).
Fruits are left out here, but they are covered in the earlier post referenced at the start.