Bhusaval Junction railway station
Indian Railway Junction Station
|Address||Bhusawal, Maharashtra, PIN 425201
|Elevation||205.030 metres (672.67 ft)|
|Structure type||At ground|
|Baggage check||Not available|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Formerly||Great Indian Peninsula Railway|
The first train in India travelled from Mumbai to Thane on 16th April 1853. By May, 1854, Great Indian Peninsula Railway's Bombay-Thane line was extended to Kalyan. Bhusaval railway station was set up in 1863. In 1866 the GIPR branch line was extended to Khandwa and in 1867 to Nagpur.Bhusawal is divisional HQ under Central Railways.
Railways in the Bhusaval area were electrified in 1968-69;Railway uses Single phase,25 kv AC supply for traction for all 3 exit lines
Amenities at Bhusaval railway station include: computerized reservation office, subscriber trunk dialling/public call office booth, waiting room, retiring room,vegetarian and non-vegetarian refreshments, and book stall.The northern and southern entrances have separate ticketing windows. There is a free 4 wheeler parking area at the northern entrance. Bhusawal railway station & ST stand are adjacent. Bhusawal railway station enjoys good watering source being on the Tapti River.
Bhusaval railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.
At least two trains originate at Bhusaval railway station – Gondwana Exp. and Bhusawal Pune Exp – and a number of passenger trains to all directions and 187 trains (including weeklies and bi-weeklies) pass through it and halts.
The loco shed at Bhusaval was established by the Great Indian Peninsula Railway in 1919. At that time it was the largest in Asia and third largest in the world.
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|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|Central Railway zone|
|Central Railway zone
Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line, New Delhi-Bhopal-Mumbai line