Guwahati railway station

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Guwahati
Indian Railway Station
station
Guwahati Railway Station at Night.jpg
Guwahati Railway station
Station statistics
Address Paltan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam
 India
Coordinates 26°10′56″N 91°45′01″E / 26.1821°N 91.7504°E / 26.1821; 91.7504Coordinates: 26°10′56″N 91°45′01″E / 26.1821°N 91.7504°E / 26.1821; 91.7504
Elevation 56.22 metres (184.4 ft)
Line(s) Barauni-Guwahati Line , Guwahati–Lumding section
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 7
Parking Available
Baggage check Available
Other information
Opened 1900?
Station code GHY
Zone(s) Northeast Frontier Railway
Division(s) Lumding
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Northeast Frontier Railway
Station status Functioning
Formerly Assam Bengal Railway
Location
Guwahati railway station is located in Assam
Guwahati railway station
Guwahati railway station
Location in Assam

Guwahati Junction is located in the heart of Guwahati, Assam. Just behind the Guwahati Railway Station is the Assam State Transport Corporation Bus Station. This is in the Paltan Bazaar area of Guwahati from where most of the private bus companies operate connecting Guwahati with the rest of the state and the Northeast.

To reduce the traffic on the Guwahati junction, there is an another railway station in the city at Maligaon is Kamakhya railway station. Almost all newly introduced trains run from Kamakhya station only. There were plans to make a new railway station at Beltola (in the southern part of Guwahati) to introduce trains towards Shillong. Plans have not been finalized and still in process.

Other stations[edit]

There are five more stations in and around the city accessible area. They are Narengi, New Guwahati, Azara, Amingaon and Agthori.

  • Narengi station : Among these Narengi station is used only for halting trains coming from north-eastern states. As such there are no facilities at the station.
  • New Guwahati station :This station is used for freight services as it is close the Guwahati refinery.
  • Azara station : This station is near Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, but it lacks proper facilities and needs to be properly operational to handle trains.
  • Amingaon station : This is on the northern side of the city was the old station when the Saraighat bridge was not constructed.
  • Agthori station : The station Agthori is on the north Guwahati side near the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, but it lacks basic amenities and so it is not used.

Train services[edit]

Some of the important trains originate and terminate through Guwahati junction are:

Train No. Train Name Origin Destination Frequency
12067/68 Guwahati Jorhat Town Jan Shatabdi Express Guwahati Jorhat Except Sunday
12345/46 Saraighat Express Howrah Junction Guwahati Daily
12235/36 Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express Dibrugarh New Delhi Weekly
12423/24 Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express Dibrugarh Town New Delhi Daily
12435/36 Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express Dibrugarh Town New Delhi Bi weekly
12501/02 Poorvottar Sampark Kranti Express Guwahati New Delhi Tri weekly
12505/06 Guwahati Anand Vihar Terminal North East Express Guwahati Anand Vihar Terminal Daily
12507/08 Guwahati Thiruvananthapuram Express Guwahati Trivandrum Weekly
12509/10 Guwahati Bangalore Express Guwahati Bangalore Tri weekly
12513/14 Guwahati Secunderabad Express Secunderabad Junction Guwahati Weekly
12515/16 Guwahati Thiruvananthapuram Express Trivandrum Central Guwahati Weekly
12517/18 Kolkata – Guwahati Garib Rath Express Kolkata Guwahati Bi weekly
12525/26 Dihing Express Kolkata Dibrugarh Weekly
14055/56 Brahmaputra Mail Dibrugarh Delhi Junction Daily
15603/04 Kamakhya Ledo Inter City Express Kamakhya Ledo Daily
15605/06 Kamakhya Mariani Inter City Express Kamakhya Mariani Daily
15609/10 Avadh Assam Express New Tinsukia Lalgarh Daily
15629/30 Chennai Egmore Express Chennai Egmore Guwahati Weekly
15631/32 Barmer - Guwahati Express Barmer Guwahati Bi weekly
15635/36 Dwarka Express Okha Guwahati Weekly
15639/40 Puri - Guwahati Express Puri Guwahati Weekly
15645/46 Mumbai LTT - Guwahati Express Mumbai LTT Guwahati Bi weekly
15647/48 Mumbai LTT- Guwahati Express Mumbai Guwahati Weekly
15651/52 Lohit Express Guwahati Jammu Tawi Weekly
15653/54 Amarnath Express Guwahati Jammu Tawi Weekly
15657/58 Kanchanjunga Express Sealdah Guwahati Daily
15665/66 BG Express Kamakhya Dimapur Daily
15901/02 Dibrugarh-Bangalore Express Bangalore Dibrugarh Weekly
15903/04 Dibrugarh-Chandigarh Express Dibrugarh Chandigarh Weekly
15905/06 Dibrugarh-Kanyakumari Vivek Express Dibrugarh Kanyakumari Weekly
15929/30 Dibrugarh - Chennai Egmore Express Chennai Egmore Dibrugarh Weekly
15933/34 Dibrugarh Amritsar Express Dibrugarh Amritsar Weekly
15941/42 Jhajha Dibrugarh Express Jhajha Dibrugarh Weekly
15959/60 Kamrup Express Howrah Dibrugarh Daily
25610 Jivachh Link Express Darbhanga Guwahati Daily
25631 Bikaner Guwahati Express Bikaner Guwahati Bi weekly

References[edit]

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