Hubli Junction railway station

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Hubli Junction
Hubli railway.jpg
Entrance of the station
LocationNear Railway Colony, NH 63, Hubli–580 020. Karnataka
India
Coordinates15°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
Elevation626.970 metres (2,056.99 ft)
Owned byIndian railways
Operated bySouth Western Railway zone
Line(s)Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section
Bangalore–Arsikere–Hubli line
Platforms5
Tracks7
Construction
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station codeUBL
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Hubli
Fare zoneIndian railways
History
Opened1886; 133 years ago (1886)
ElectrifiedElectrification under construction

Hubli Junction (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]

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

All about Hubli Railway Station - http://www.dharwadhubli.com/hubli-railway-station/