Itarsi Junction railway station

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Itarsi Junction
इटारसी जंक्शन
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail
Itarsi Junction.jpg
Location Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates 22°36′29″N 77°46′01″E / 22.608°N 77.767°E / 22.608; 77.767Coordinates: 22°36′29″N 77°46′01″E / 22.608°N 77.767°E / 22.608; 77.767
Elevation 329.400 metres (1,080.71 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Delhi-Chennai line
Platforms 7
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code ET
Zone(s) West Central Railways
Division(s) Bhopal railway division
Location
Itarsi railway station is located in Madhya Pradesh
Itarsi railway station
Itarsi railway station
Location in Madhya Pradesh

Itarsi Junction (station code: ET) is a railway station in Hoshangabad District in Madhya Pradesh which passes more than 330 trains through it. It falls under the West Central Railway zone of Indian Railways network. It is located 18 kilometres (11 mi) away from Hoshangabad. Trains from Central Railway undergo engine changes here i.e. electric engines of WAP/WAM/WAG class are changed to diesel engines of WDP/WDM/WDG class and vice versa. These changes happen for trains which pass through Jabalpur-Katni-Satna railway line and sometimes for trains which pass through Bhopal.

Structure and location[edit]

The railway station of Itarsi consist of total 7 platforms. The platform is well furnished to meet up with all the passenger needs and demands.

Connectivity[edit]

Itarsi Junction Railway station is very well connected with rail routes from all four sides. Thus the trains for almost all the Indian destinations such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Patna, Indore, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Allahabad, Bareily, Dehradun, Jammu, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Ratlam, Ujjain, Rajkot, Surat, Bhuj, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Mysore, Trivandrum, Coimbatore, Ernakulum, Kottayam, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Puri, Bhuwaneswar, Guwahati, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Kannur and others are easily available.

Lines[edit]

The tracks on the junction are such that they provide a vast connection to all the four directions.To the north lies the important capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. To the east lies another railway junction Jabalpur. To the southwest lies Khandwa and Bhusawal, and to the southeast lies Amla Jn., Betul and Nagpur. The station always holds heavy over-traffic as the trains on the Howrah–Allahabad–Mumbai line and JhansiBhopal Jn.Nagpur routes cross at Itarsi.

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