Hubli Junction railway station

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Hubli Junction Railway Station
Zonal Headquarters of SWR
Hubli railway.jpg
Entrance of the station
Location Near Railway Colony, NH 63, Hubli–580 020. Karnataka
India
Coordinates 15°21′00″N 75°08′57″E / 15.3500°N 75.1491°E / 15.3500; 75.1491Coordinates: 15°21′00″N 75°08′57″E / 15.3500°N 75.1491°E / 15.3500; 75.1491
Elevation 626.970 metres (2,056.99 ft)
Owned by Indian railways
Operated by South Western Railway zone
Line(s) Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section
Bangalore–Arsikere–Hubli line
Platforms 5
Tracks 7
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station code UBL
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Hubli
Fare zone Indian railways
History
Opened 1886; 132 years ago (1886)
Electrified Electrification under construction

Hubli Junction railway station (Station code: UBL) is a railway junction station under Hubli railway division of South Western Railway zone (SWR) of Indian Railways situated in Hubli, Karnataka, India.

Description[edit]

Hubli Junction is center place for transportation of public and commercial in Karnataka by connecting northwest to Mumbai (460 kilometres (290 mi)), west to Goa (160 kilometres (99 mi)), South to Bangalore (410 kilometres (250 mi)) and east to Hyderabad (450 kilometres (280 mi)) with heavy mass transportation. It is the busiest railway station in karnataka after Bangalore City. The hubli division situated in Hubli city, connects Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Goa and more. Commercial goods like Manganese are the main source of income and public transport is another source of income.

Lines[edit]

The Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway opened the 130.02 kilometres (80.79 mi) Hubli–Harihar rail line on 18 October 1886. And Hubli–Londa, Hospet–Hubli and Chikjajur–Hubli (part of 469 kilometres (291 mi) Bangalore–Hubli) rail lines were converted during 1995.[1]

Trains originating from Hubli[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. P. Saxena (29 February 2012). "Indian Railway History Time line". IRSE. Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Hubli Junction railway station at Wikimedia Commons