Haridwar Junction railway station
Haridwar railway station
|Location||NH 58, Haridwar, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
|Elevation||294.00 metres (964.57 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Northern Railway zone|
|Structure type||On ground|
|Zone(s)||Northern Railway zone|
|Electrified||completed up to Haridwar|
Haridwar was first connected with railways, via Laksar, through branch line in 1886, when the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur Junction, this was later extended to Dehradun in 1906.
The station is situated on the Delhi–Dehradun and Howrah–Dehradun railway lines. One of the main railheads of the Northern Railway zone, Haridwar Junction Railway Station is connected by broad gauge lines. The station is situated on the NH 58 in the Devpura locality of Haridwar. The nearby station of Rishikesh is connected to Haridwar on a branch line.It is also known for its very famous Golden Temple situated in the middle of water. Towards west, the major railhead is at Saharanpur (76 km) and going north, the major railhead is at Dehradun (52 km).
The railway station is located on the south side of the town, within walking distance of most hotels. A tourist information center is provided by the railway department to help travelers. Computerized reservation facility is offered. In front of the railway station is the UTC Roadways Bus Station of Haridwar offering regular services to places in and around Haridwar such as Delhi and to all major destinations in North India including Mussoorie, Meerut, Shimla, Dehradun, Badrinath, Nainital, Ranikhet and Uttarkashi. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport located about (42 km) in Dehradun.
|Train Number||Train Name||Destination Station|
|12917/18||Bandra Terminus Haridwar Express||Mumbai-Bandra Terminus (BDTS)|
|12911/12||Valsad Haridwar Superfast Express||Valsad (BL)|
|12171/72||Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Haridwar AC Superfast Express||Mumbai-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus|
|12287/88-slip||Kochuveli-Haridwar Link Express||Trivandrum Kochuveli (KCVL)|
|19106/05||Haridwar Mail||Ahmedabad JN (ADI)|
|14116/15||Allahabad Haridwar Express||Allahabad JN (ALD)|
|12369/70||Haridwar Howrah Kumbha Express||Howrah JN (HWH)|
|12053/54||Amritsar Haridwar Jan Shatabdi Express||Amritsar JN (ASR)|
|14711/12||Rishikesh Shri Ganganagar InterCity Express||Sri Ganganagar (SGNR)|
|18478/77||Kalinga Utkal Express||Puri (PURI)|
|14887A/88A||Haridwar Barmer Link Express||Barmer (BME)|
|19031/32||Haridwar Ahmedabad Mail||Ahmedabad (ADI)|
- Trade and Communications The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 21, p. 375.
- IndianTrains.org. "List of trains passing through Haridwar Junction Railway Station".
- India rail info. "Arrivals and Departures from Haridwar Junction".
- Official Website of the Northern Railway Zone
- India rail info: Map of Haridwar Junction Railway Station