Jodhpur Junction railway station
|Express train and Passenger train station|
|Elevation||241 m (791 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||North Western Railway zone|
|Connections||Taxi stand, Autorickshaw|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Zone(s)||North Western Railway Zone|
|Previous names||Jodhpur–Bikaner Railway|
Jodhpur Junction railway station (station code:- JU) is a major railway station located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. The railway station is under the administrative control of North Western Railway of Indian Railways.
Jodhpur railway station was opened in 1885 under the jurisdiction of New Jodhpur Railway The first train ran from Jodhpur to Luni on 9 March 1885. The New Jodhpur Railway was later combined with Bikaner Railway to form Jodhpur–Bikaner Railway in 1889 A Railway line was completed between Jodhpur and Bikaner in 1891, Later in 1900, lt combined with Jodhpur–Hyderabad Railway (some part of this railway is in Pakistan) leading to connection with Hyderabad of Sindh Province Later in 1924 Jodhpur and Bikaner Railways worked as independent Railways. After Independence, a part of Jodhpur Railway went to West Pakistan.(And Mein Point is Jodhpur Railway Station And Workshop 1917 to 1956 Under The ShivNath Ji Bhakrecha And First Men In India And Built 5 Number Osi Coach More Coaches And ShivNath Ji Is Very Powerful Man.)
Jodhpur Railway Station has 5 platforms and a total of 6 tracks. To decongest the main Jodhpur station (JU), the suburban station Bhagat Ki Kothi railway station (BGKT) was developed as the second main station for passenger trains.
Jodhpur–Bikaner line was merged with the Western Railway on 5 November 1951. Later North Western Railway came into existence on 1 October 2002. Jodhpur is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.
|No.||Suburban Station Name||Distance|
|1||Raikabag Palace Junction||2|
|2||Bhagat Ki Kothi||3|
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