Habibganj

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Bhopal Habibganj (HBJ)
Suburban Railway Station
Habibganj Bhopal.jpg
Habibganj Railway Station entrance
Location Bhopal Saket Nagar,
Bhopal-462061, INDIA
Habibganj,
Bhopal-462066, INDIA
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) New Delhi →Chennai
Bhopal→Itarsi→
Bhopal→Jabalpur
Itarsi→Indore
Platforms 5 (passengers)
Tracks 7
Connections Prepaid Auto cum Taxi Stand
Construction
Structure type Railway Station
Platform levels 1
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access HBJ
Other information
Station code HBJ
Fare zone West Central Railway
History
Opened 1979
Electrified Yes
Previous names Indian Branch Rly. Co.
Northern Railways
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) 2.60 lacs per day (average)
Services
ATM, Baggage Room, Dormitory/Retiring Rooms
Refreshment, Waiting Room
Location
Habibganj is located in Bhopal
Habibganj
Habibganj
Location of Habibganj in Bhopal city

Habibganj is a suburb in Bhopal, India, in the BHEL township in the city of Bhopal. It is notable for the Habibganj Railway Station, the second busiest station in the city after the Bhopal Junction.

Etymology[edit]

In Hindustani, Habibganj means The Lovely City. This name was given by the Begum Of Bhopal, when she was greatly influenced by the greenery and water resources of Bhopal City.

Points of interest[edit]

The most important point of intereste of this region is the Bhopal Habibganj Railway Station. Major upgrades to the station are planned.[1]

It is India's First ISO 9001 certified railway station with stoppage and headquarters of many trains. The station is the headquarters of the famous Shaan - E - Bhopal Express (The pride of Bhopal), India's first ISO:9001:2000 certified train. Besides the Bhopal Express, there are six trains, having starting and termination point at Habibganj.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Worldclass upgradation". Archived from the original on 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2009-07-03.