Surat railway station

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Surat Railway Station
Indian Railway Station
Surat Railway Station 1.jpg
Station statistics
Address Surat, Gujarat
 India
Coordinates 21°12′17.80″N 72°50′26.15″E / 21.2049444°N 72.8405972°E / 21.2049444; 72.8405972
Elevation 59.220 metres (194.29 ft)
Platforms 4
Other information
Opened 27 October 1952
Electrified Yes
Station code ST
Zone(s) Western Railways
Division(s) Mumbai Central (WR)

Surat Railway Station, station code ST,[1] is a railway station serving Surat city, beside Gotahngam, Kosad, Uttran, Udhan Jn, Bhestan, Niol and Sachin railway station serving Surat city, the second largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat. Surat Railway Station is also 2nd most earning Railway Station after Mumbai[dubious ] of Mumbai Division, Western Railways. It is under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It is on the Ahmedabad Railway Station-Vadodara-Mumbai rail route. The railway station was built in 1860. It is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kanpur, Nagpur and all the major stations in India by a number of trains.

Jaipur Superfast Express,[2] Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express, Karnavati Express, Paschim Express, Bandra Surat Intercity Express, Indore - Mumbai Avantika Express,[3] Indore - Pune Express, Indore - Surat Express, August Kranti Rajdhani Express,[4] Valsad - Kanpur via. Bhopal Express, Valsad - Sonpur via. Jabalpur Express, Gujarat Express and Mumbai-Porbandar Saurashtra Express pass through this station. Recently Surat was introduced as an halt for Mumbai Rajdhani Express.

Surat Railway Station
New electronic coach display indicators at Surat railway station
19132 Kutch Express at a curve outside Surat railway station

Advance Railway Ticketing System is installed at the station to issue unreserved tickets in advance. Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) is also available. Going north, Utran Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Udhna Junction Railway Station is to the south of Surat.

Surat opening plaque

Inside the Station you will find ATMs of Axis bank, State Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank and also ATM's of some other bank in Main Building (Platform-1 Side). Food Express Restaurant which is opened for all 24 hours is located at 1st floor.

The nearest international airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport[5] (278 km.) and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai. The nearest domestic airport is Surat Airport.[6]

  • Station Code: ST
  • Reservation enquiry: Dial local line 135 (IVRS)
  • Arrival and departure enquiry: Dial local line 131, 132,133 (IVRS)

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External links[edit]

  • Surat travel guide from Wikivoyage