Haridwar Junction railway station

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Haridwar
हरिद्वार
Railway station
Haridwar Junction Railway Station (Oct 18, 2011).jpg
Haridwar railway station
Station statistics
Address NH 58, Haridwar, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
India
Coordinates 29°56′54.11″N 78°9′19.97″E / 29.9483639°N 78.1555472°E / 29.9483639; 78.1555472
Elevation 294.00 metres (964.57 ft)
Structure type On ground
Platforms 9 (5+4)
Tracks 7
Parking Yes
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened 1886; 128 years ago (1886)
Station code HW
Zone(s) Northern Railway zone
Division(s) Moradabad
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Northern Railway zone

Haridwar railway station, (Station code: HW), is one of the railway stations in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It falls under the Moradabad division of the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

Haridwar was first connected with railways, via Laksar, through branch line in 1886, when the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur Junction, this was later extended to Dehradun in 1906.[1]

Overview[edit]

The station is situated on the DelhiDehradun and Howrah–Dehradun railway lines. One of the main railheads of the Northern Railway zone, Haridwar Junction Railway Station is connected by broad gauge lines. The station is situated on the NH 58 in the Devpura locality of Haridwar. The nearby station of Rishikesh is connected to Haridwar on a branch line. Towards west, the major railhead is at Saharanpur (76 km) and going north, the major railhead is at Dehradun (52 km).

Location[edit]

The railway station is located on the south side of the town, within walking distance of most hotels. A tourist information center is provided by the railway department to help travelers. Computerized reservation facility is offered. In front of the railway station is the UPSRTC Roadways Bus Station of Haridwar offering regular services to places in and around Haridwar such as Delhi and to all major destinations in North India including Mussoorie, Meerut, Shimla, Dehradun, Badrinath, Nainital, Ranikhet and Uttarkashi. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport located about (42 km) in Dehradun. Electrification of station is under progress.

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Services[edit]

This is a list of the trains that start, terminate or pass through Haridwar Junction.[2][3]

Originating/Terminating trains[edit]

Train Number Train Name Destination Station
2917/18 Bandra Terminus Haridwar Express Mumbai-Bandra Terminus (BDTS)
2911/12 Valsad Haridwar Superfast Express Valsad (BL)
12171/72 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Haridwar AC Superfast Express Mumbai-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
12287/88-slip Kochuveli-Haridwar Link Express Trivandrum Kochuveli (KCVL)
19106/05 Haridwar Mail Ahmedabad JN (ADI)
4116/15 Allahabad Haridwar Express Allahabad JN (ALD)
12369/70 Haridwar Howrah Kumbha Express Howrah JN (HWH)
2053/54 Amritsar Haridwar Jan Shatabdi Express Amritsar JN (ASR)
4711/12 Haridwar Shri Ganganagar InterCity Express Sri Ganganagar (SGNR)
8478/77 Kalinga Utkal Express Puri (PURI)
4887A/88A Haridwar Barmer Link Express Barmer (BME)

Passing trains[edit]

Train Number Train Name Source Station Destination Station
2017/18 Dehradun Shatabdi Express New Delhi (NDLS) Dehradun (DDN)
2056/55 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express Dehradun (DDN) New Delhi (NDLS)
2205/06 Dehradun AC Express New Delhi (NDLS) Dehradun (DDN)
2327/28 Upasana Express Howrah JN (HWH) Dehradun (DDN)
12287/88 Kochuveli Dehradun Superfast Express Trivandrum Kochuveli (KCVL) Dehradun (DDN)
2688/87 Madurai Dehradun Express Dehradun (DDN) Madurai (MDU)
3009/10 Doon Express Howrah JN (HWH) Dehradun (DDN)
4041/42 Mussoorie Express Sarai Rohilla (DEE) Dehradun (DDN)
4114/13 Dehradun Allahabad Link Express Dehradun (DDN) Allahabad Junction (ALD)
4119/20 Kathgodam Express Kathgodam (KGM) Dehradun (DDN)
4163 Sangam Express Slip Allahabad JN (ALD) Dehradun (DDN)
4163A Sangam Express Aligarh (ALJN) Dehradun (DDN)
4265/66 Varanasi Dehradun Express Varanasi JN (BSB) Dehradun(DDN)
4309/10 Ujjaini Express Ujjain JN (UJN) Dehradun (DDN)
4318/17 Indore - Dehradun Express Dehradun (DDN) Indore Junction BG (INDB)
4609/10 Hemkunt Express Rishikesh (RKSH) Jammu Tawi (JAT)
4631/32 Dehradun Amritsar Express Dehradun (DDN) Amritsar JN (ASR)
5001/02 Dehradun Muzaffarpur Express Muzaffarpur JN (MFP) Dehradun (DDN)
5005/06 Dehradun Gorakhpur Express Gorakhpur JN (GKP) Dehradun (DDN)
9019/20 Dehradun Express Bandra Terminus (BDTS) Dehradun (DDN)

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Coordinates: 29°56′54″N 78°09′20″E / 29.948365°N 78.155546°E / 29.948365; 78.155546