Chandigarh Junction railway station

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Chandigarh Junction
Express train and Passenger train station
Entrance to the Chandigarh station platform
General information
LocationIndustrial Area 1, Daria, Chandigarh
Coordinates30°42′11″N 76°49′19″E / 30.703°N 76.822°E / 30.703; 76.822
Elevation330.77 metres (1,085.2 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railways
Line(s)Delhi–Kalka line
Chandigarh–Sahnewal line
Tracks8 broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
ConnectionsAuto stand, Taxi stand
Structure typeStandard on ground
Bicycle facilitiesNo
AccessibleDisabled access Available
Other information
Station codeCDG
Zone(s) Northern Railway zone
Division(s) Ambala
Opened1954; 69 years ago (1954)
Preceding station Indian Railways Following station
towards ?
Northern Railway zone Chandi Mandir
towards ?
Terminus Northern Railway zone SAS Nagar Mohali
towards ?
Chandigarh Junction is located in Chandigarh
Chandigarh Junction
Chandigarh Junction
Location within Chandigarh
Interactive map

Chandigarh Junction railway station (station code:- CDG), serves the union territory city of Chandigarh. The station is at an elevation of 330.77 metres (1,085.2 ft) and was assigned the code – CDG. Chandigarh is amongst the top hundred booking stations of the Indian Railway.


The Delhi–Panipat–Ambala–Kalka line was opened in 1891,[1] and the Chandigarh–Sahnewal line (also referred to as Ludhiana–Chandigarh rail link) was inaugurated in 2013.[2]

Ambala–Chandigarh sector was electrified in 1998–99 and Chandigarh–Kalka in 1999–2000.[3]


Chandigarh railway station has computerized reservation facilities, General Railway Police outpost, telephone booths, tourist reception centre, waiting room, retiring room, vegetarian and non-vegetarian refreshment room, and book stall.[4] In 2014, Chandigarh railway station got escalators.[5]

The railway station is 8 km from the city centre. The airport is 7 km. City buses, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are available at the station for local transportation.[4]


  1. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870–1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  2. ^ "New Rail Link". The Tribune. 19 April 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Chandigarh railway station". makemytrip. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  5. ^ Ajay Deep (18 December 2015). "Chandigarh railway station gets escalators".

External links[edit]

Chandigarh travel guide from Wikivoyage