Kota Junction railway station

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Kota Junction
Indian Railway Station
Kota Railway station.jpg
Location Bhimganj Mandi, Railway Colony Rd, Railway station area, Kota, Rajasthan
Coordinates 25°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
Elevation 253.280 metres (830.97 ft)
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Delhi - Mumbai, Kota - Chanderiya, Kota - Bina
Platforms 5 ( 1, 1A, 2, 3 , 4)
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code KOTA
Fare zone West Central railway
Electrified Yes

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

Kota is the only station in Rajasthan followed by Jaipur & Ajmer, connected to all the major cities of India. It is an important station on the Delhi-Mumbai ( via Vadodara ) main line. There is a dedicated Jan Shatabdi that runs between Kota & New Delhi. Another suburban station of South Kota city is Dakaniya Talav Railway station which has a stoppage of Bandra Terminus Gorakhpur Avadh Express, Dehradun Express and Ranthambore Express

The district has 148.83 km of railway line in the Kota - Ruthia section, 98.72 km on Nagda - Mathura (Mumbai-Delhi) section and 24.26 km on Kota - Chittorgarh section.

A broad gauge railway facility between Kota and Jodhpur via Jaipur exists. Kota is also an originating point for many trains like Kota - Damoh Passenger (Kota - Katni Passenger) connecting Kota to Damoh in Madhya Pradesh. The other includes, Kota - Vadodara Passenger, Kota - Hanumangarh Express, Kota - Ajmer, Kota - Jabalpur & Kota - Bina Passenger. Patna – Kota Express connects Kota and Patna cities via Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi.

Important trains[edit]

Some of the important trains that pass through Kota are :



  1. ^ KOTA JN. india rail info