Chandigarh railway station
Indian Railway Junction Station
|Address||Industrial Area 1, Darua, Chandigarh
|Elevation||330.77 metres (1,085.2 ft)|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Tracks||Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
The railway station
Chandigarh railway station is at an elevation of 330.77 metres (1,085.2 ft) and was assigned the code – CDG.
The Delhi-Ambala-Kalka line was opened in 1891.
The Sahnewal-Chandigarh line (also referred to as Ludhiana-Chandigarh rail link) was inaugurated in 2013.
Ambala-Chandigarh sector was electrified in 1998-99 and Chandigarh-Kalka in 1999-2000.
Chandigarh is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.
Chandigarh railway station has computerized reservation facilities, General Railway Police outpost, telephone booths, tourist reception cenre, waiting room, retiring room, vegetarian and non-vegetarian refreshment room, and book stall.
The railway station is 8 km from the city centre. The airport is 7 km. City buses, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are available at the station for local transportation.
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Chandigarh travel guide from Wikivoyage
|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|Northern Railway zone|
|Terminus||Northern Railway zone|