Bangalore City railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
KSR (Bengaluru City) main entrance
|Other names||Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station|
|Location||Railway Station Road, Gubbi cross, Bangalore, Karnataka,
|Elevation||896.920 metres (2,942.65 ft)|
|Owned by||Government of India|
|Operated by||Indian Railways|
|Line(s)||Chennai Central-Bangaluru City line|
|Connections||Kempegowda Bus Station, Namma Metro|
|Zone(s)||South Western Railway|
|Division(s)||Bangalore railway division|
|Previous names||Bangalore City railway station|
|Passengers (2013 )||220,000 |
The Bangalore City railway station, officially known as Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station, is the main railway station serving the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is located across the Kempegowda Bus Station. The station has 10 platforms and two entrances.
Platforms 1 to 7 connect to the Chennai and Salem railway lines. On platforms 8 to 10, service trains arrive via Yeshwantpur from Hubli. Platforms 1 to 4 terminate at Bangalore. On platforms 5 to 10, service trains depart towards Mysore. 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, Mysore, Hubli via Tumkur, Birur. The Bangalore-Chennai railway line via Bangalore Cantonment, Bangarpet, is fully electrified and thrown open for traffic.
The station handles 88 trains a day, including 63 express trains, and is used by 220,000 commuters every day.
||Old Mysore Road||Okalipuram||Sheshadri Road|
|Old Mysore Road||Kempegowda Bus Station/Majestic|
|Magadi Road||TCM Royan Road||Gubbi Thotadappa Road/Kempegowda Bus Station/Majestic|
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