Rajkot Junction railway station

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Rajkot
राजकोट
Indian Junction Railway Station
Location 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
Rajkot - Jetalsar - Porbandar line
Platforms 5
Tracks 9
Construction
Structure type standard
Parking yes
Other information
Status functioning
Station code RJT
Zone(s) Western Railways
Division(s) Rajkot
History
Opened 1890
Electrified No
Previous names 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 for the foot-over bridge 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,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]

  1. Jamnagar Jammu Tawi SF express
  2. Hapa Madgaon superfast express
  3. Rajkot Coimbtore Express
  4. Rajkot - Jabalpur Express (1463/1464 AND 1465/1466)
  5. Rajkot Secunderabad Express (7017/7018)
  6. Saurashtra Mail (9005/9006)
  7. Saurashtra Janata Express (9017/9018)
  8. Saurashtra Express (9215/9216)
  9. Somnath Express (9221/9222)
  10. Jabalpur Somnath Express (1465/1466)
  11. Howrah Porbandar Express (2905/2906)
  12. Puri - Okha Express (8401/8402)
  13. Okha - Guwahati Express (5635/5636)
  14. Okha - Varanasi Express (9569/9570)
  15. Okha Gorakhpur Express (5045-5046)
  16. Uttaranchal Express (9265-9266)
  17. Okha Eranakulam Express (6337-6338)
  18. Veraval Trivandrum Express (6333-6334)
  19. Rajkot Coimbatore Express (6613-6614)
  20. Jamnagar JammuTawi Express (2477–2478)
  21. Hapa JammuTawi Express (2475–2476)
  22. Porbandar Delhi Express (9263-9264)
  23. Veraval Pune Express (1087–1088)
  24. Hapa Tirunelveli Superfast Express (2997/2998)
  25. Rajkot Rewa superfast express(22906/07)

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