Hubli Junction railway station

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Hubli Junction
Light rail & Regional rail station
Hubli railway.jpg
Entrance of the station
Location 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)
Owned by Indian railways
Operated by South Western Railway zone
Platforms 6
Tracks 7
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station code UBL
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Hubli railway division
Fare zone Indian railways
History
Opened 1886; 129 years ago (1886)

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.

Description[edit]

Hubli Junction 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 after Bangalore City. The hubli division situated in Hubli city, connects Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Goa and more. Commercial goods like Manganese 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 converted 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.