Jaipur railway station

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Jaipur
Indian Railway Station
Jaipur railway station.JPG
Station statistics
Address Hasanpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan
 India
Coordinates 26°55′15″N 75°47′12″E / 26.9208°N 75.7866°E / 26.9208; 75.7866Coordinates: 26°55′15″N 75°47′12″E / 26.9208°N 75.7866°E / 26.9208; 75.7866
Elevation 428.00 m (1,404 ft)
Line(s) Delhi-Jaipur line
Jaipur-Ahmedabad line
Structure type Terminus
Platforms 7
Parking Available (paid)
Baggage check yes
Other information
Opened 1875
Electrified No
Station code JP
Zone(s) North Western Railway
Division(s) Jaipur Railway Division
Owned by Indian Railways
Station status Functioning

Jaipur Railway Station (Jaipur Junction - JP) is the largest of all railway stations in Jaipur. Jaipur also serves as the headquarters of the North Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways since 2002.[1] The Jaipur Division of the North Western Railway is also headquartered at Jaipur.

Jaipur Junction

Overview[edit]

It is located along Railway Road. The inter-state bus terminal Sindhi Camp is also close to the station. It is linked to other parts of the country by meter gauge and broad gauge lines. Jaipur station alone deals with 88 Broad Gauge and 22 Meter Gauge trains and 35,000 passengers in a day.It has 7 platforms . It is the busiest railway station in Rajasthan.[1] It has direct trains on the broad gauge network to all major cities in Rajasthan such as Ajmer,Jodhpur,Udaipur,etc. and India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Indore, Ratlam Junction, Chandigarh, Ernakulam, Kota, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Gandhinagar, Pune, Guwahati, Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Itarsi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Patna, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram etc. and metre gauge network to Sri Ganganagar, Churu and Sikar.

One of India's most famous and luxurious trains The Palace on Wheels, also makes a scheduled stop in Jaipur.[2] Jaipur Junction is 5 km away from City wall of Jaipur. The newly constructed Jaipur metro has a stop here.

Lines[edit]

The main lines passing through Jaipur are :

Other Railway Stations at Jaipur[edit]

Other Railway Stations served by the Indian Railways network at Jaipur are:

Trains that use Jaipur railway station[edit]

  1. 12015/16 New Delhi Ajmer Shatabdi Express
  2. 12035/36 Jaipur Agra Fort Shatabdi Express
  3. 12181/82 Dayodaya Express
  4. 12215/16 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express
  5. 12239/40 Jaipur Duronto Express
  6. 12307/08 Howrah Jodhpur Express
  7. 12315/16 Ananya Express
  8. 12395/96 Ziyarat Express
  9. 12461/62 Mandore Express
  10. 12463/64 Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express
  11. 12915/16 Ashram Express
  12. 12955/56 Jaipur Superfast Express
  13. 12957/58 Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express
  14. 12977/78 Marusagar Express
  15. 12979/80 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express
  16. 12983/84 Ajmer Chandigarh Garib Rath Express
  17. 12985/86 Jaipur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Double Decker Express
  18. 12987/88 Ajmer Sealdah Superfast Express
  19. 12991/92 Udaipur City Jaipur Express
  20. 14311/12 Ala Hazrat Express
  21. 14853/54 Marudhar Express
  22. 15013/14 Ranikhet Express
  23. 18473/74 Puri Jodhpur Express
  24. 19031/32 Haridwar Mail
  25. 19707/08 Aravali Express
  26. 19709/10 Jaipur Kamakhya Kavi Guru Express

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b North Western Railway Website
  2. ^ Palace on Wheels - Jaipur