Cuttack railway station

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Cuttack Junction
Indian Railway Junction Station
Cuttack Railway Station.jpg
Cuttack junction railway station
Location Cuttack, Odisha
India
Coordinates 20°27′56″N 85°54′06″E / 20.4656°N 85.9016°E / 20.4656; 85.9016Coordinates: 20°27′56″N 85°54′06″E / 20.4656°N 85.9016°E / 20.4656; 85.9016
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Line(s) Kharagpur-Puri line,
Cuttack-Paradip line
Platforms 5
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Station code CTC
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Khurda Road
History
Opened 1896
Electrified Yes
Location
Cuttack railway station is located in Odisha
Cuttack railway station
Cuttack railway station
Location in Odisha

Cuttack railway station is a railway junction and serves Cuttack in the Indian state of Odisha.

History[edit]

Train Passing through Mahanadi Bridge in Cuttack

During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of East Coast State Railway was built and opened to traffic. It necessitated construction of some of the largest bridges across rivers like Brahmani, Kathajodi, Kuakhai, Mahanadi (Longet river of odisha)and Birupa. Cuttack station is connected Indian railway network in 1899.

Railway Organization[edit]

The Cuttack station is operating under Khurda road Division of East Coast Railway.

Busy station[edit]

Cuttack railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 

External links[edit]

Cuttack travel guide from Wikivoyage

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
East Coast Railway zone