Awantipora railway station

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Awantipora Railway Station
Indian Railway Station
Location Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir
Coordinates 33°53′16″N 74°59′31″E / 33.8879°N 74.9919°E / 33.8879; 74.9919Coordinates: 33°53′16″N 74°59′31″E / 33.8879°N 74.9919°E / 33.8879; 74.9919
Elevation 1596.123 m
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Northern railway
Platforms 3
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Platform levels High level passenger platform
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code ATPA
Fare zone Northern railway
History
Opened 2008
Electrified Not yet

Awantipora Railway Station is situated in notified area of Awantipora in district Pulwama.[1] It is the headquarters of Pulwama division of Northern railway zone.[2] It is one of the 4 stations in Pulwama district, others being Pampore railway station, Kakapora railway station and Panchgam railway station respectively.

History[edit]

The station has been built as part of the Jammu–Baramulla line megaproject, intending to link the Kashmir Valley with Jammu Tawi and the rest of the Indian railway network.

Coordinates[edit]

The coordinates of the station are Longitude=74.979395 and Latitude=33.875616 respectively.[3]

Location[edit]

The station is situated in district Pulwama on the eastern side of Srinagar railway station. The distance between the two stations is nearly 12.5 miles.[3]

Design[edit]

Like every other station in this mega project, this station also features Kashmiri wood architecture, with an intended ambience of a royal court which is designed to complement the local surroundings to the station. Station signage is predominantly in Urdu, English and Hindi.[note 1]

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Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Awantipora railway station". Wikimapia.[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ "Railway Station Awantipora". Foursquare.
  3. ^ a b "Distance between Awantipora Railway Station and Srinagar Railway Station". Distance Between.