Ghaziabad Junction railway station

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Ghaziabad
ग़ाज़ियाबाद
Ghaziabad railway stationboard.jpg
Location Station Road, Guru Govind Singh Marg, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
 India
Coordinates 28°39′02″N 77°25′54″E / 28.6505°N 77.4318°E / 28.6505; 77.4318Coordinates: 28°39′02″N 77°25′54″E / 28.6505°N 77.4318°E / 28.6505; 77.4318
Elevation 217.00 metres (711.94 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Northern Railway
Line(s) Kanpur-Delhi section
Delhi-Meerut-Saharanpur line
Delhi-Moradabad line
Platforms 6
Tracks 18
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code GZB
Division(s) Delhi
History
Opened 1865-66
Electrified 1971-72
Previous names East Indian Railway Company
Traffic
Passengers (46,00,000) 5,00,000
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Northern Railway zone
Terminus Northern Railway zone
Terminus Northern Railway zone
Location
Ghaziabad railway station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ghaziabad railway station
Ghaziabad railway station
Location in Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad railway station is on the Kanpur-Delhi section of Howrah-Delhi main line, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line And New Delhi-Moradabad-Lucknow line. It is located in Ghaziabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Ghaziabad.

History[edit]

Through trains started running on the East Indian Railway Company’s Howrah-Delhi line in 1866.[1]

The railway line between Meerut and Delhi was constructed in 1864.[2]

The Sind, Punjab and Delhi railway completed the 483-kilometre-long (300 mi) Amritsar–Ambala–Saharanpur–Ghaziabad line in 1870 connecting Multan (now in Pakistan) with Delhi.[3]

The Ghaziabad-Moradabad link was established by Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway in 1900.[4]

Electrification[edit]

The Tundla-Aligarh-Ghaziabad sector was electrified in 1975-76, and the Ghaziabad-Nizamuddin-New Delhi-Delhi sector in 1976-77,[5]

The 140-kilometre long (87 mi) Ghaziabad-Moradabad line was completely electrified in January 2016. The Ghaziabad-Meerut-Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur-Roorkee-Haridwar line is also open to electric trains with effect from March 2016.

Local electric trains[edit]

Local electric trains are available regularly from Ghaziabad for stations in the National Capital Region. Distance: New Delhi railway station (26 km), Old Delhi railway station (20 km), Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station (23 km), Anand Vihar (13 km).[6]

List of local trains[edit]

Local trains which run on a reguler interwell are EMUs, MEMUs, Passengers. Local trains start in the early morning and run till midnight.

Amenities[edit]

Amenities for passengers at Ghaziabad include: waiting rooms, water coolers, pure vegetarian restaurants, refreshment rooms, book stall, computerized reservation office, and telephone booths.[6]

Loco shed[edit]

Ghaziabad electric loco shed serves the Delhi area. It houses and maintains India's fastest locomotives which are mostly used in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Expresses. It holds 47 WAP-1 locos as of 2008. It also has WAM-4, WAP-4, WAP-5, WAP-7 and WAG-5HA locos.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early History (1832-1869)". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Meerut". Triposo. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870-1899)". Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway" (PDF). Management E-books6. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Ghaziabad". Make my trip. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sheds and workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

Delhi–Meerut–Saharanpur line
181 Saharanpur Junction
on Moradabad-Ambala line
174 Tapri
to Delhi-Shamli-Saharanpur line
164 Nangal
156 Talheri Buzurg
147 Deoband
135 Rohana Kalan
State Highway 59
128 Bamanheri
123 Muzaffarnagar
State Highway 58
118 Jaraudanara
110 Mansurpur
Miranpur-Khatauli Road
101 Khatauli
State Highway 58
91 Shakoti Tanda
83 Daurala
76 Pabli Khas
Meerut Bypass Road
NH 58
72 Meerut Cantt
67 / 0 Meerut City
9 Nurnagar
11 Chandsara
18 Kharkhauda
23 Kalli
Hapur Road
to Delhi –Moradabad line
30 Hapur Junction
to Delhi –Moradabad line
39 Hafizpur
49 Gulaothi
54 Chhaprawat
59 Baral
68 Numaishgarh (halt)
71 Bulandshahr
78 Maman
NH 91
87 Khurja City
Khurja Junction
in Kanpur-Delhi section
61 Partapur
State Highway 119
56 Mohiuddinpur
48 Modinagar
Upper Ganga Canal
38 Muradnagar
33 Duhai (Halt)
30 Guldhar
26 New Ghaziabad
to Delhi-Kalka line
to Delhi-Shamli-Saharanpur line
to Delhi-Fazilka line
0 Delhi Junction
6 Delhi Shahdara]
9 Vivek Vihar
Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border
13 Sahibabad Junction
20 Ghaziabad
23 New Delhi
24 Shivaji Bridge
26 Tilak Bridge
Chander Nagar
28 Pragati Maidan
Anand Vihar Terminal
30 Hazrat Nizamuddin
NH2
to Delhi-Moradabad line
to Agra Chord
to Kanpur-Delhi section

Source: Google maps
54505 Delhi-Ambala Passenger
54402 Meerut-Khurja Passenger