Hubli Junction railway station

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Hubli Junction
Light rail & Regional rail station
Hubli railway.jpg
Entrance of the station
Station statistics
Address Near Railway Colony, NH 63, Hubli–580 020. Karnataka
India
Coordinates 15°21′00″N 75°08′57″E / 15.3500°N 75.1491°E / 15.3500; 75.1491Coordinates: 15°21′00″N 75°08′57″E / 15.3500°N 75.1491°E / 15.3500; 75.1491
Elevation 626.970 metres (2,056.99 ft)
Platforms 6
Tracks 7
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened 1886; 129 years ago (1886)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code UBL
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Hubli railway division
Owned by Indian railways
Operator South Western Railway zone
Fare zone Indian railways

Hubli Junction railway station (Station code: UBL) is an railway junction station under Hubli railway division of South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways situated in Hubli, Karnataka, India. SW Railway Hubli Jn. is center place for transportation of public and commercial in Karnataka by connecting northwest to Mumbai(460km), west to Goa(160km), South to Bangalore(410km) and east to Hyderabad(450km) with heavy mass transportation. It is the busiest railway station in karnataka afterbangalore city station. Hubli SW Railway Zone is one of the highest profitable zone in India.SWR Railway division situated in Hubli city as Railway Junction which is centre place to connect Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Goa having several trains Source, Arrivals and Departures. It is one of the ten profit making railway junctions in India. Goods like Commercial goods, Manganeese are the main source of income and public transport is another source of income.

Lines[edit]

The Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway opened the 130.02 kilometres (80.79 mi) Hubli–Harihar rail line on 18 October 1886. And Hubli–Londa, Hospet–Hubli and Chikjajur–Hubli (part of 469 kilometres (291 mi) Bangalore–Hubli) rail lines were converteduge]] during 1995.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. P. Saxena (29 February 2012). "Indian Railway History Time line". IRSE. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014.