Bangalore City railway station

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Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station
ಕ್ರಾಂತಿವೀರ ಸಂಗೊಳ್ಳಿ ರಾಯಣ್ಣ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣ
Regional rail, Light rail, Commuter rail and Goods railway
Bangalore-City-Stn.jpg
Station main entrance
Other names Bangalore City railway station
Location Railway Station Road, Gubbi Cross, Bangalore, Karnataka
India
Coordinates 12°58′42″N 77°34′10″E / 12.97833°N 77.56944°E / 12.97833; 77.56944Coordinates: 12°58′42″N 77°34′10″E / 12.97833°N 77.56944°E / 12.97833; 77.56944
Elevation 896.920 metres (2,942.65 ft)
Owned by Government of India
Operated by Indian Railways
Line(s) Chennai Central-Bangalore City line
Platforms 10
Tracks 16
Connections Kempegowda Bus StationBus interchange
Namma MetroMetro interchange
Construction
Structure type At–ground
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code SBC
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Bangalore
History
Electrified Yes
Previous names Bangalore City railway station
Traffic
Passengers (2013[1]) 220,000[1]
Location
Bangalore City railway station.

Bangalore City railway station, officially known as Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station,[2] is the main railway station serving the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Location[edit]

It is located across the Kempegowda Bus Station. The station has 10 platforms and two entrances.

Platforms[edit]

Platforms 1 to 7 connect to the Chennai and Salem railway lines. On platforms 8 to 10, service trains arrive via Yeshwantpur from Hubballi-Dharwad. Platforms 1 to 4 terminate at Bangalore. On platforms 5 to 10, service trains depart towards Mysuru. There are railway lines between Platforms 4 and 5 that are used as the railway yard. There are 5 railway lines passing from Bangalore City railway station - to Hyderabad via Guntakal, Chennai via Krishnarajapuram, Salem via Hosur, Mysuru, Hubballi-Dharwad via Tumkur, Birur. The Bangalore-Chennai railway line via Bangalore Cantonment, Bangarpet, is fully electrified and open for traffic. The Bangalore- Mysore line is yet to be electrified since the doubling work at SriRanga Pattana is going on.

Trains[edit]

The station handles 88 trains a day, including 63 express trains, and is used by 220,000 commuters every day.[3][4]

See also[edit]

Bangalore city railway station shown on map

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bangalore still on waitlist for better rail facilities". The Hindu. 2013-03-05. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  2. ^ "South Central Railway Press Release". South Central Railway zone. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bangalore Cy Junction Time Table". cleartrip.com. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bengaluru still on waitlist for better rail facilities". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 

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