Rajkot Junction railway station

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Rajkot
राज् कोट्
Indian Junction Railway Station
Station statistics
Address Rajkot, Gujarat
 India
Coordinates 22°18′48″N 70°48′6″E / 22.31333°N 70.80167°E / 22.31333; 70.80167
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Line(s) Viramgam-Okha line
Rajkot-Somnath line
Platforms 5
Other information
Opened 1890
Electrified No
Station code RJT
Zone(s) Western Railways
Division(s) Rajkot
Station status functioning
Formerly Rajkot-Jetalsar Railway
Location
Rajkot railway station is located in Gujarat
Rajkot railway station
Rajkot railway station
Location in Gujarat

Rajkot Railway Station, also known as Rajkot Junction, is the main railway station in the city of Rajkot in Gujarat, India. It falls under the Western Railways zone of the Indian Railways. It is the primary terminus for rail transport for the city; the other railway station in Rajkot is the Bhaktinagar Railway Station.

Facilities[edit]

The station has enquiry counters, reservation halls, tea stalls, ice-cream stalls, and cold drinking water facilities. It has one ATM which is run by the State Bank of Saurashtra. An electronic reservation system is available.

The station is undergoing large-scale automation and infrastructure development, including the provision of a cybercafe, additional ATMs, vending machines, a cafeteria, and waiting rooms. Doubling of the Rajkot-Viramgam route is in progress, which is expected to increase the number of daily trains and traffic. The route is also expected to be electrified in the near future.

A lift connecting platform no.1,2 and 3 has been constructed recently.

Destinations[edit]

Trains from the station serve the following destinations:

  • Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Porbandar, Okha, Bhuj, Mehasana, Himatnagar, Anand, Nadiad, Amreli, Junagadh, Palanpur, Gandhidham, Veraval
  • Maharastra: Mumbai (Central), Mumbai (Bandra), Pune, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Nasik, Aurangabad, Satara/Sangli, Bhusaval
  • Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Satna, Saugor, Ashoknagar, Katni, Damoh, Itarsi, Narsinghpur, Dewas, Nagda, Ratlam, Mekashabad
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Udiapur, Jaisalmer, Abu Road, Falna, Kota, Bikaner, Nana Beda
  • Karnataka: Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Belgaum
  • Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Rameshwaram
  • Kerala: Trivandrum, Kochi, Ernakulam, Calicut
  • Andhra Pradesh: Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam
  • Orissa: Bhubaneshwar, Puri
  • West Bengal: Kolkata
  • Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Bareilly, Agra, Gaziabad, Allahbad
  • Delhi
  • Punjab: Amritsar, Chandigarh
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu
  • Bihar: Patna, Ranchi

Trains[edit]

  • Rajkot - Jabalpur Express (1463/1464 AND 1465/1466)
  • Rajkot Secunderabad Express (7017/7018)
  • Saurashtra Mail (9005/9006)
  • Saurashtra Janata Express (9017/9018)
  • Saurashtra Express (9215/9216)
  • Somnath Express (9221/9222)
  • Somnath - Jabalpur Express (1465/1466)
  • Porbandar - Howarh Express (2905/2906)
  • Puri - Okha Express (8401/8402)
  • Okha - Guwahati Express (5635/5636)
  • Okha - Varanasi Express (9569/9570)
  • Okha Gorakhpur Express (5045-5046)
  • Uttaranchal Express (9265-9266)
  • Okha Eranakulam Express (6337-6338)
  • Veraval Trivandrum Express (6333-6334)
  • Rajkot Coimbatore Express (6613-6614)
  • Jamnagar JammuTawi Express (2477–2478)
  • Hapa JammuTawi Express (2475–2476)
  • Porbandar Delhi Express (9263-9264)
  • Veraval Pune Express (1087–1088)
  • Tirunelveli Hapa Super Fast (2997/2998)

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