Nagpur Junction railway station

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Nagpur Junction
नागपूर जंक्शन
Express train and Passenger train station
Nagpur Railway Station Stitch.jpg
Main building of Nagpur Junction railway station
Location Sitabuldi, Nagpur 440001, Maharashtra
India
Coordinates 21°09′12″N 79°05′20″E / 21.1534°N 79.0889°E / 21.1534; 79.0889Coordinates: 21°09′12″N 79°05′20″E / 21.1534°N 79.0889°E / 21.1534; 79.0889
Elevation 308.660 metres (1,012.66 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Government of India
Line(s) Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line
Delhi-Nagpur-Chennai line
Nagpur-Hyderabad line
Nagpur-Nagbhir line NG
Nagpur-Chhindwara line
Nagpur-Bilaspur Section
Nagpur-Bhusawal Section
Nagpur-Bhopal Section
Platforms 8
Tracks 13
Construction
Structure type At ground
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functional
Station code NGP
Zone(s) Central Railway
South East Central Railway
Division(s) Nagpur (Central)
Nagpur (South East Central)
History
Opened 1867; 151 years ago (1867)
Electrified 1988-89 (Ballarshah-Wardha-Nagpur)
1990-91 (Nagpur-Amla)
1991-92 (Tharsa-Nagpur)[1]
Traffic
Passengers 1.6 lakh daily (Approx.)[2]

Nagpur Junction railway station is a railway station in Nagpur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

History[edit]

Nagpur Junction Railway Station is one of the oldest and busiest stations in Maharashtra, India. In 1867, Mumbai rail first connected to Nagpur. In 1881, Nagpur was connected to Kolkata via the Nagpur State Railway of Chhattisgarh.[3][4] It was officially inaugurated on January 15th, 1925 by then Governor Sir Frank Sly.[4] Prior to 1924, the Nagpur Railway Junction Station was located east of its current location. Nagpur Junction Railway Station became a major tourist destination.[5]

Services[edit]

Nagpur Junction Railway Station receives two hundred and twenty-eight trains, with approximately 160,000 passengers embarking and disembarking daily.[2]

Direct trains run from Nagpur Junction Railway Station to all major cities, including: New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai.

Development[edit]

In 2008, Nagpur Junction Railway Station was among 22 stations in India that were recommended to be upgraded to meet international standards. Priority areas were identified: security, safety and cleanliness. Work was to be undertaken via Public-Private Partnerships and the Central Railway.[6] but it will be clean very soon and compete with other station

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