Kakapora railway station

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Kakapora railway station
Indian Railway Station
LocationPulwama, Jammu and Kashmir
 India
Coordinates33°57′11″N 74°54′49″E / 33.9531°N 74.9136°E / 33.9531; 74.9136Coordinates: 33°57′11″N 74°54′49″E / 33.9531°N 74.9136°E / 33.9531; 74.9136
Elevation1594.966
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railways
Line(s)Jammu–Baramulla line
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusActive
Station codeKAPE
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Firozpur cantt
History
Opened2013
ElectrifiedNot yet
Jammu–Baramulla line
338
330
323
315
307
292
281
275
Jhelum Bridge
269
259
252
245
to Pahalgam (planned)
238
231
226
218
(11 kilometres (6.8 mi))
208
Charil
Repora
Laole
Kohli
(7 kilometres (4.3 mi))
Bakkal
Salal
78
53
44
Ramnagar
Tawi Bridge
22
14
10
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Kakapora railway station is the railway station on Northern Railway Network Zone of Indian Railways. It is one of the 4 stations in Pulwama district, others being Awantipora railway station, Pampore railway station and Panchgam railway station respectively.

Location[edit]

The station is situated in notified area of Kakapora in Pulwama district about 20 km south of Srinagar.

History[edit]

The station has been built as part of the Jammu–Baramulla line megaproject, aiming to link the Kashmir Valley with Jammu Tawi the rest of the Indian railway network. The Leg 2 section of this network is incomplete. It is expected to be completed by 2017. [1]

Design[edit]

Like every other station in this mega project, this station also features Kashmiri wood architecture, with an intended ambience of a royal court which is designed to complement the local surroundings to the station. Station signage is predominantly in Urdu, English and Hindi.

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