Bangalore City railway station

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Bangalore City railway station
बैंगलोर रेलवे स्टेशन
Indian Railway Station
Bangalore-City-Stn.jpg
KSR (Bengaluru City) main entrance
Other names Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna 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-Bangaluru City line
Platforms 10(long distance)
Connections Kempegowda Bus Station, Namma Metro
Construction
Parking Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code sbc
Zone(s) South Western Railway
Division(s) Bangalore railway division
History
Electrified Yes
Previous names Bangalore City railway station
Traffic
Passengers (2013 [1]) 220,000 [1]
Location
Bangalore City railway station.

The 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. 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.[3]

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". http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in. 03-02-2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help); External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Bengaluru still on waitlist for better rail facilities". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 

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