Jabalpur Junction railway station

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Jabalpur Junction
Indian Railway Station
Jabalpur Station.jpg
Jabalpur Station
Location Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
India
Coordinates 23°09′53″N 79°57′04″E / 23.16472°N 79.95111°E / 23.16472; 79.95111Coordinates: 23°09′53″N 79°57′04″E / 23.16472°N 79.95111°E / 23.16472; 79.95111
Elevation 410.870 metres (1,348.00 ft)
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Mumbai-Howrah
Allahabad-Jabalpur section
*Jabalpur-Balaghat
Jabalpur-Bhusaval section
Platforms 6 Broad Gauge and 1 Narrow Gauge
Tracks 10 Broad Gauge and 2 Narrow Gauge
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Stand, City Bus Terminus
Construction
Parking Available
Other information
Station code JBP
Fare zone West Central Railway

Jabalpur Junction (Station Code  : JBP), is an important railway junction station of Jabalpur City in Madhya Pradesh. It is the headquarters of West Central Railway. The station is sometimes called the Jabalpur main station. Jabalpur serves as the headquarters of the West Central Railway zone and is one of the busiest railway stations in Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur being the third largest city of Madhya Pradesh and with no suburban railway system caused the British to build 10 different railway stations across the city to manage the railway traffic and passengers across the city. The Jabalpur station is one of the major stations in the Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line (via Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Katni, Allahabad, Mughal Sarai, Dhanbad). Construction is under progress for Jabalpur-Nagpur narrow gauge conversion to broad gauge under Indian Railways Project Unigauge.

Structure and Location[edit]

The railway station of Jabalpur is located on Broad Gauge line and is a terminus for a narrow gauge line. It consists of 7 Railway Platforms (6 Main,1 for narrow gauge. It is well sheltered and furnished meeting up the passengers all the needs as follows:

  • 3 Reservation Class Waiting Rooms
  • 2 General Waiting Rooms
  • 1 AC SPECIAL Waiting Room
  • 10 Reserved Computerised Ticket Counters
  • 4 Un-Reserved Computerised Ticket Counters
  • 1 Local Un-Computerised and Un-Reserved Ticket Counter
  • ATM Facility provided by State Bank of India
  • E-ticket Cafe
  • Internet Cafe
  • 1 Food Plaza
  • 4 Railway Restaurants
    • Two in platform no.1.
    • One in platform no.2,
    • One in platform no.6,
  • Coaching Centre of Railways
  • STD telephone booths
  • 3 Emergency Exit Doors
  • Shop Cum. Complex
  • Toilets and Sanitation
  • Post Office
  • Railway Garden
  • Gumsel House
  • Rain Basera (Mini Waiting Rooms)
  • Emergency Lockers

Other Stations Serving Jabalpur Metropolitan Region[edit]

Major stations within city are Jabalpur Main, Madan mahal,Kachhpura, Bhitoni, Howbagh Jabalpur, Gwarighat Jabalpur, Gosalpur, Devri, Adhartal, Bargi and Bhedghat.

Station Name Station Code Railway Zone T
Madan Mahal MML West Central Railway (India)
Bhedaghat BRGT West Central Railway (India)
Bhitoni BHTN West Central Railway (India)
Sihora SHR West Central Railway (India)
Howbagh HBG * South East Central Railway (India)
Adhartal ADTL West Central Railway (India)
WDM 3A with 12293 Duronto Express at Madan Mahal railway station
Annexe II Building
Jabalpur stationboard

Connectivity[edit]

The Jabalpur Junction is a broad gauge as well as narrow gauge station. It is connected with Katni to the north east, Itarsi to the south west and Gondia, Nainpur and Balaghat to the south by narrow gauge. The Narrow gauge also connects with Chhindwara and Nagpur. Within state, it is well connected to Bhopal, Ujjain, Gwalior Junction, Indore, Khandwa, Ratlam and Bina. In the 2011-2012 Railway Budget, a new line up to Sagar via Udaipura is proposed for survey. It is also well connected with almost all the major cities of India such as

Important Trains

  1. (11449/11450) Durgavati Express between Jabalpur and Jammu Tawi (via. Katni - Bina - Jhansi - Gwalior - Agra - New Delhi - Patiala - Amritsar)
  2. (12189/12190) Mahakoshal Express between Jabalpur and Hazrat Nizamuddin (via. Katni - Satna - Jhansi - Gwalior - Agra)
  3. * ( 22181/22182) Gondwana Express between Jabalpur and Hazrat Nizamuddin (via. Katni - Bina - Jhansi - Gwalior - Agra)
  4. (12121/12122) Madhya Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express between Jabalpur and Hazrat Nizamuddin
  5. (12192/12191)Sridham Express between Jabalpur and New Delhi (via. Itarsi - Bhopal - Bina - Jhansi - Gwalior - Agra)
  6. (12181/12182) Dayodaya Express between Jabalpur and Ajmer (via. Bina - Kota)
  7. (15010/15009) Chitrakoot Express between Jabalpur and Lucknow (via. Satna - Banda)
  8. (11447/11448) Shaktipunj Express between Jabalpur and Howrah (via. Singrauli)
  9. (11463/64/65/66) Jabalpur Somnath Express between Jabalpur and Somnath
  10. (12187/12188) Jabalpur - Mumbai Garibrath Express between Jabalpur Junction and Mumbai CST.(Tri-weekly).
  11. (12160/12159) Jabalpur - Amravati Super Express between Jabalpur and Amravati (via. Itarsi - Nagpur)
  12. (11472/11471) Jabalpur - Indore Express between Jabalpur and Indore (via. Itarsi Junction)
  13. (11701/11702) Jabalpur - Indore Intercity Express between Jabalpur and Indore
  14. (12062/12061) Habibganj Jan Shatabdi Express between Jabalpur and Bhopal Habibganj, Bhopal (via. Itarsi)
  15. (12530/12529) Jabalpur - Habibganj Intercity Express between Jabalpur and Habibganj
  16. (10002/10001) Satpura Express between Jabalpur and Balaghat
  17. (11451/11452) Jabalpur - Rewa Intercity Express between Jabalpur and Rewa
  18. (11265/11266) Ambikapur Intercity Express between Jabalpur and Ambikapur
  19. (11651/11652) Singrauli- Jabalpur Inter-city Express (Daily) via New Katni.

Besides the Super and Express trains,Jabalpur also offer Passenger train services :

See also[edit]

Madan Mahal railway station

External links[edit]

  • Jabalpur travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • * last edited by Dr. Bharat Birha, Nainpur, M.P. (India)