Hajipur Junction railway station

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Hajipur Junction
Express train and Passenger train station
Location Hajipur, Bihar
India
Coordinates 25°42′8″N 85°12′55″E / 25.70222°N 85.21528°E / 25.70222; 85.21528Coordinates: 25°42′8″N 85°12′55″E / 25.70222°N 85.21528°E / 25.70222; 85.21528
Elevation 55 metres (180 ft)
Owned by Indian Railway
Operated by ECR
Line(s) Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar lines
Muzaffarpur- Gorakhpur line (via Hajipur, Raxaul and Sitamarhi)
Hajipur-Muzaffarpur-Samastipur-Barauni Section
Muzaffarpur-Hajipur section
Patna-Sonepur-Hajipur Section
Hajipur-Sugauli Section line (under construction)
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Connections Patna, Barauni
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code HJP
Zone(s) East Central Railway zone
Division(s) Sonpur
History
Electrified Yes
Previous names East Indian Railway
Traffic
Passengers 70,000 per day (approx.)
Location
Hajipur Junction is located in Bihar
Hajipur Junction
Hajipur Junction
Location in Bihar

Hajipur Junction, station code HJP, is a railway station in the Sonpur division of East Central Railway. Hajipur Junction is located in Hajipur city in Vaishali district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Administration[edit]

It is the headquarters of the East Central Railway Zone of the Indian Railways.[1]

Lines[edit]

Three rail lines connect it to Muzaffarpur, Chhapra and Patna (via Sonepur) and Barauni.

Infrastructure[edit]

There are 5 platforms that are interconnected with 2 foot over bridges (FOB). Facilities include Waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility. A video conferencing inquiry counter has been made available for passengers. There is an air-conditioned waiting hall and dormitory facility for the passengers to stay at night or during short visit to Hajipur.[2] A new entry point has been constructed and commissioned on north side in addition to previous one on south side. This Railway Station is also equipped with RailTel WIFI facility provided by joint venture Indian Railway & Google .

Connections[edit]

  1. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 19 kilometres (12 mi)
  2. Gaya Airport 123 kilometres (76 mi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Website of Sonpur Division of East Central Railway". Government of India. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hajipur station gets a facelift". The Times of India. 6 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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