Jalgaon Junction railway station

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Jalgaon Junction railway station
Indian Railway Junction Station
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Jalgaon Junction railway station
LocationJalgaon
India
Coordinates21°01′06″N 75°33′47″E / 21.0182°N 75.5630°E / 21.0182; 75.5630Coordinates: 21°01′06″N 75°33′47″E / 21.0182°N 75.5630°E / 21.0182; 75.5630
Elevation213 metres (699 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byCentral Railway
Line(s)Bhusawal-Kalyan section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Udhna–Jalgaon line
Platforms5
Construction
Structure typeStandard, on ground
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codeJL
Division(s) Bhusawal
History
Opened1860
Electrified1968-69
Location
Jalgaon Junction railway station is located in Maharashtra
Jalgaon Junction railway station
Location of Jalgaon railway station in Maharashtra

Jalgaon Junction railway station serves Jalgaon in Jalgaon district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

History[edit]

The first train in India travelled from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853. By May, 1854, Great Indian Peninsula Railway's Bombay–Thane line was extended to Kalyan. Service up to Bhusawal was started in 1860.[1][2]

Electrification[edit]

The Jalgaon-Bhusawal section was electrified in 1968-69.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Amenities at Jalgaon railway station include: computerized reservation office, subscriber trunk dialling/public call office booth, waiting room, retiring room, vegetarian and non-vegetarian refreshments, and a book stall.[4]

Other[edit]

Ajanta Caves are 76 kilometres (47 mi) from Jalgaon. Buses and taxis are available at Jalgaon for visiting Ajanta.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chronology of railways in India, Part 2 (1832 - 1865). "IR History: Early Days – I". IFCA. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
  2. ^ "Historical Milestones". Central Railway. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-24.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  4. ^ "Jalgaon to Nagpur trains". makemytrip. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
  5. ^ "Ajanta: Getting there and around". Lonely Planet. Archived from the original on 9 April 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Distance between Ajanta and Jalgaon". Distance between info. Retrieved 2013-03-27.

External links[edit]

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