Mandi Gobindgarh railway station

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Mandi Gobindgarh
Indian Railway Station
Location Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab
India
Coordinates 30°40′10″N 76°17′51″E / 30.6695°N 76.2974°E / 30.6695; 76.2974Coordinates: 30°40′10″N 76°17′51″E / 30.6695°N 76.2974°E / 30.6695; 76.2974
Elevation 268 metres (879 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Northern Railway
Line(s) Ambala-Attari line
Platforms 2
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code GVG
Division(s) Ambala
History
Opened 1870
Electrified 1995–96
Location
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station is located in Punjab
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station
Location in Punjab

Mandi Gobindgarh railway station is located in Fatehgarh Sahib district in the Indian state of Punjab and serves the steel town of Mandi Gobindgarh .

The railway station[edit]

Mandi Gobindgarh railway station is at an elevation of 268 metres (879 ft) and was assigned the code – GVG.[1]

History[edit]

The Sind, Punjab and Delhi railway completed the 483 km (300 mi) long Amritsar-Ambala-Saharanpur-Ghaziabad line in 1870 connecting Multan (now in Pakistan) with Delhi.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Shahbad Markanda-Mandi Gobindgarh sector was electrified in 1995-96.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrivals at Mandi Gobindgarh". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870-1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

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