Kota Junction railway station

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Kota Junction
Indian Railway Junction Station
Kota Railway station.jpg
LocationBhimganj Mandi, Railway Colony Rd, Railway station area, Kota, Rajasthan
Coordinates25°13′23″N 75°52′52″E / 25.2231°N 75.8810°E / 25.2231; 75.8810Coordinates: 25°13′23″N 75°52′52″E / 25.2231°N 75.8810°E / 25.2231; 75.8810
Elevation256 metres (840 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byKota railway division
Line(s)New Delhi–Mumbai main line, KotaBina, Kota→Chanderia (Chittaurgarh-Ratlam) section
Platforms5
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingYes
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeKOTA
Division(s) Kota railway division
Fare zoneWest Central Railway zone
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers21000
Location
Kota Junction railway station is located in Rajasthan
Kota Junction railway station
Kota Junction railway station
Location in Rajasthan

Kota Junction railway station is a railway station on the West Central railway network of India which serves Kota in Rajasthan. It is the headquarters of Kota railway division of West Central Railway zone.[1]

Background[edit]

Kota is an important station on the New Delhi–Mumbai main line and has direct connectivity with all major cities in the country. More than 170 trains make a halt at the station.[2] Many important trains originate from Kota including Kota - Damoh Passenger, Kota - Indore Intercity Express, Kota - Patna Express and Kota - Sriganganagar Express.[2] Kota city is also served by another railway station called Dakaniya Talav station located in opposite of Rajeev Gandhi nagar in southern part of the city.[3]

Electrification[edit]

The Kanwalpura-Kota and Gurla-Kota sections were electrified in the financial year of 1987-88 under Western Railways.[4][Note 1]

Passenger movement[edit]

Kota is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Before the formation of West Central Railway zone on 1 April 2003, Kota Junction was a part of Western Railways.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ KOTA JN. india rail info
  2. ^ a b "Arrivals at Kota Junction". Indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Arrivals at DKNT/Dakaniya Talav". Indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  5. ^ "New Railway zones to be functional from April 1". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 31 March 2003.
  6. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.

External links[edit]

  • Kota travel guide from Wikivoyage