Lingaraj Temple Road railway station

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Lingaraj Temple Road
Indian Railway Station
Location Ekamra Marg, Palashpalli, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India
Coordinates 20°14′06″N 85°48′57″E / 20.2350°N 85.8158°E / 20.2350; 85.8158Coordinates: 20°14′06″N 85°48′57″E / 20.2350°N 85.8158°E / 20.2350; 85.8158
Elevation 39m
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by East Coast Railway
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code LGTR
Division(s) Khurda Road
History
Opened 1896
Location
Lingaraj Temple Road railway station is located in Odisha
Lingaraj Temple Road railway station
Lingaraj Temple Road railway station
Location in Odisha

Lingaraj Temple Road is halt station located in Bhubaneswar city.

The railway station[edit]

Lingaraj Temple Road railway station is located at an altitude of 39m. It has been allotted the code- LGTR and functions within the jurisdiction of Khurda Road railway division.[1]

History[edit]

During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, from Vijayawada to Cuttack was built and opened to traffic,[2][3] and construction of the Vijayawada-Chennai link in 1899 enabled the through running of trains along the eastern coast of India.[4] Bengal Nagpur Railway was working on both the Howrah-Kharagpur and Kharagpur-Cuttack lines, completed the bridge over the Rupnarayan in 1900 and the Mahanadi in 1901, thus completing the through connection between Chennai and Kolkata.[2]

Electrification[edit]

Bhubaneswar Yard and Khurda Road-Bhubaneswar section was electrified in 2001-02. Bhubaneswar-Barang section was electrified in 2002-03.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lingaraj Temple Road". Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Waltair Division". Mannanna.com. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "IR History: Early Days – II". Chronology of railways in India, Part 2 (1870 - 1899). Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Bhubaneswar travel guide from Wikivoyage

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
East Coast Railway zone