Balasore railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
|Location||Station Road, Balasore, Odisha
|Elevation||16 m (52 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Howrah-Chennai main line|
|Tracks||Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Previous names||Bengal Nagpur Railway|
During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of East Coast State Railway was built and opened to traffic. Bengal Nagpur Railway’s line to Cuttack was opened on 1 January 1899. The 514 km (319 mi) long northern section of the East Coast State Railway was merged with BNR in 1902.
Balasore railway station has a computerized reservation office, cloak room, waiting room, retiring room and refreshment room. Balasore railway station has a double-bedded AC retiring room, 6 double bedded non-AC retiring rooms and a six-bedded dormitory.
Passenger Movement & Train Performance
Balasore railway station serves around 126,000 passengers every day.
Chandipur travel guide from Wikivoyage
|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|South Eastern Railway zone|
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