Mookambika Road Byndoor railway station

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Mookambika Road Byndoor
Express train and Passenger train station
Byndoor Railway Station.jpg
LocationIndia
Coordinates13°59′22″N 74°33′57″E / 13.9894°N 74.5657°E / 13.9894; 74.5657Coordinates: 13°59′22″N 74°33′57″E / 13.9894°N 74.5657°E / 13.9894; 74.5657
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byKonkan Railway
Line(s)Konkan Railway
Construction
Structure typeStandard
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBYNR
Zone(s) Konkan Railway
Fare zoneIndian Railways
Websitewww.mybyndoor.com
History
Opened1997; 23 years ago (1997)
Previous namesByndoor
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Byndoor
Location
Byndoor is located in Karnataka
Byndoor
Byndoor
Location within Karnataka

Mookambika Road Byndoor is a railway station in coastal Karnataka in South India. Its four-letter code is BYNR. Mookambika Road Byndoor is the main railway station in the town of Udupi District. It serves Byndoor city which is 1 kilometres away from the station Trains from here connect the city to prominent state capitals of India like, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram (via Southern Railway), Mumbai (via Konkan Railways) and so forth. Rail connectivity in Byndoor was established in 1997.Mookambika Road Byndoor railway station. A total of 34 express and passenger trains halt here; there was one originating and terminating trains at this station: Mokambika Road-Kannur Passenger train; however this service was terminated in 2017 within two years of service due to lack of revenue generation[1]. Although the railway station caters to a lot of passengers and superfast trains on a daily basis, it doesnot have a siding line or Passing loop. Any crossing of trains can only happen either on Bijoor or Shiroor railway stations 19 km apart.

Background[edit]

A KRCL official said that with a 93-m long station building and 10 m x 600 m platform, the Byndoor station is the biggest station in the Konkan Railway network, after Madgaon. The station is directly connected to Mangalore, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Amritsar, Chandighar, Pune, Ajmer, Jaipur, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Okha, Mysore, Belgaum, Jodhpur, Agra, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Kollam.

Infrastructure[edit]

This station has One platforms and Kollour Mookambika Temple type Building is the main Highlight.

Major trains from Byndoor station[edit]

Location[edit]

It lies off the Kanyakumari-Panvel Road, in Mookambika Road Byndoor, PIN Code 576214. The Mangalore Bajpe Airport (Code: IXE) is 98 km away. The station is located at an elevation of 15 metres above sea level. It lies within the KR/Konkan Zone under the Karwar Division.

Other stations[edit]

It falls under Karwar railway division of Konkan Railway zone, a subsidiary zone of Indian Railways.[2] under the jurisdiction of Konkan Railway. Mookambika Road Byndoor has 3 stations viz Shiroor, Bijoor Halt, Senapur

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/230517/railways-terminates-kannur-byndoor-passenger.html
  2. ^ Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (10 June 2016). Monsoon Time Table (2016 ed.). Belapur, Maharashtra: Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. Retrieved 10 August 2016.

External links[edit]

Local news website[edit]