Jaipur railway station

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Jaipur
Indian Railway Station
Jaipur railway station.JPG
Station statistics
Address Hasanpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan
 India
Coordinates 26°33′06″N 75°28′41″E / 26.5517°N 75.478°E / 26.5517; 75.478
Elevation 428.00 m (1,404 ft)
Line(s) Delhi-Ahmedabad line
Structure type Terminus
Platforms 7
Parking Available
Baggage check Nil
Other information
Opened 1875
Electrified No
Station code JP
Zone(s) North Western Railway
Division(s) Jaipur Railway Division
Owned by Indian Railways
Station status Functioning

Jaipur Railway Station (Jaipur Junction - JP) is the largest of all railway stations in Jaipur. Jaipur also serves as the headquarters of the North Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways since 2002.[1] The Jaipur Division of the North Western Railway is also headquartered at Jaipur.

Jaipur Junction

Overview[edit]

It is located along Railway Road. The inter-state bus terminal Sindhi Camp is also close to the station. It is linked to other parts of the country by meter gauge and broad gauge lines. Jaipur station alone deals with 88 Broad Gauge and 22 Meter Gauge trains and 35,000 passengers in a day.It has 7 platforms . It is the busiest railway station in Rajasthan.[1] It has direct trains on the broad gauge network to all major cities in Rajasthan and India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Indore, Ratlam Junction, Chandigarh, Ernakulam, Kota, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Gandhinagar, Pune, Guwahati, Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Itarsi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Patna, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram etc. and metre gauge network to Sri Ganganagar, Churu and Sikar.

One of India's most famous and luxurious trains The Palace on Wheels, also makes a scheduled stop in Jaipur.[2] Jaipur Junction is 5 km away from City wall of Jaipur.

Lines[edit]

The main lines passing through Jaipur are :

Other Railway Stations at Jaipur[edit]

Other Railway Stations served by the Indian Railways network at Jaipur are:

  • Gandhinagar Railway Station
  • Gator Jagatpura Railway Station
  • Durgapura railway station
    Durgapura Station
  • Dehar Ka Balaji Railway Station
  • Bais Godam Railway Station
  • Kanakpura Railway Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b North Western Railway Website
  2. ^ Palace on Wheels - Jaipur