Bhagalpur railway station

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Bhagalpur Junction
Indian Railway
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Station statistics
Address Station Road, Bhagalpur, Bihar
India
Coordinates 18°54′47″N 83°50′58″E / 18.9131°N 83.8494°E / 18.9131; 83.8494Coordinates: 18°54′47″N 83°50′58″E / 18.9131°N 83.8494°E / 18.9131; 83.8494
Line(s) Kiul-Khana line,Bhagalpur-Hansdiha line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 6
Tracks 7
Parking Available
Baggage check No
Other information
Electrified No
Station code BGP
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Malda Division
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Eastern Railway
Station status Functioning
Traffic
Passengers () 80,000 per Day

Bhagalpur Junction, (Station code: BGP), is a railway station serving the city of Bhagalpur in the Bhagalpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.

The Bhagalpur Junction railway station, is connected to most of the major cities in India by the railway network, which lies in between Howrah Kuil loop-line which serves Bhagalpur with numerous number of trains. It is the 3rd busiest line in Bihar. About 40 pairs of Express and 10 pairs of passenger train pass through this line. Bhagalpur isA1 grade Railway station. It is the highest revenue generator in the Malda Rail Division. It is the third major railway station in Eastern Railway after Howrah and Sealdah. Bhagalpur is well connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ajmer, Kanpur, Patna, Guwahati, Surat, Bhandara, Munger, Gaya and other cities. In the Rail Budget, Bhagalpur was converted to Railway Division in 2008. The new rail lines which are under construction are Sultanganj to Deoghar, Bhagalpur to Dumka, Bhagalpur Godda via Hanshdiya, Banka to Deoghar. It is also the originating station for many superfast and express trains.

Facilities[edit]

The major facilities available are Waiting rooms, retiring room, computerised reservation facility, Reservation Counter, Vehicle parking etc.[1][2] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. There are refreshment rooms vegetarian and non-vegetarian, tea stall, book stall, post and telegraphic office and Government Railway police(G.R.P) office. Automatic ticket vending machines have been installed to reduce the queue for train tickets on the station.[3]

Platforms[edit]

There are 6 platforms in Bhagalpur Junction. The platforms are interconnected with three foot over bridge(FOB).

Escalators[edit]

Bhagalpur Junction is among the selected Railway Stations of India where Automated Escalators are being installed. There would be Escalators for all the 6 Platforms.[4]

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