Nasik Road railway station

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Nasik Road
Indian Railway Station
Nasik Road railway station - Main Entrance.jpg
LocationNasik-Pune Road, Nashik, Maharashtra, PIN 422101
India
Coordinates19°56′50″N 73°50′32″E / 19.9472°N 73.8421°E / 19.9472; 73.8421
Elevation560.610 metres (1,839.27 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byCentral Railway
Line(s)Bhusawal–Kalyan section
Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line
Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
New Delhi-Bhopal-Mumbai line
Pune–Nasik Road line
Platforms4
Tracks7
ConnectionsTaxi, Rickshaw, Citybus
Construction
Structure typeStandard, on ground
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable (HEXI)
Other information
Station codeNK
Zone(s) CR
Division(s) Bhusawal
History
Opened1866[citation needed]
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesGreat Indian Peninsula Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Central Railway zone
Location
Nasik Road is located in Maharashtra
Nasik Road
Nasik Road
Location in Maharashtra
Nasik Road is located in India
Nasik Road
Nasik Road
Location in India

Nasik Road railway station serves Nashik city, Nashik Road and surrounding areas in Nashik district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.It is main railway station of Nashik.It is one of the busiest railway station in India.It is Located On Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Kolkata Main line.It is A1 category Railway station.It comes under Bhusawal Division Of Central Railway.Near about 300 Trains are having halt on this railway station.Approxiamately 2,00,000 pepole travel daily from this railway station.It is one of the cleanest railway station in India.

History[edit]

The first train in India travelled from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853. By May, 1854, Great Indian Peninsula Railway's Mumbai-Thane line was extended to Kalyan. Bhusawal was set up in 1860, but the service started in the mid-1860s. The line was extended to Khandwa in 1866 and to Nagpur in 1867.[1][2]

Electrification[edit]

The railways in the Igatpuri-Manmad section were electrified in 1967-69.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Amenities at Nasik Road railway station include: tourist information centre, computerized reservation office, waiting room, retiring room, light refreshments, book stall,lift and escalator.[4]

Nasik Road railway station is located at a distance of 9 km from Nashik city centre. Taxis,Auto & city buses are available at the railway station for travel to different parts of the city and outside.

Busy station[edit]

Nasik Road railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Nasik Road station has been awarded as 6th cleanest railway station in A1/A category in India by Indian Railway(2016 survey). It is only railway station in Maharashtra to rank at top 10 position.

Gallery[edit]

Trains that halt here[edit]

  1. Panchvati Express
  2. Godavari Express
  3. Manmad Mumbai CSMT Rajya Rani Express
  4. Sewagram Express
  5. Vidarbha Express
  6. Devagiri Express
  7. Tapovan Express
  8. Karmabhoomi Express
  9. Gitanjali Express
  10. Howrah Mail via Nagpur
  11. Howrah Mail via Allahabad
  12. Pushapak Express
  13. Punjab Mail
  14. Pathankot Express
  15. Pawan Express
  16. Udyognagri Express
  17. Kamakhya-LTT AC Express
  18. Godaan Express
  19. Jan Shatabdi Express
  20. Rajendranagar-LTT Express
  21. Kamayani Express
  22. Mahanagari Express
  23. Nandigram Express
  24. Guwahati-LTT Express
  25. Saket Express
  26. Nizamabad-LTT Express
  27. Ranchi-LTT Express
  28. Vishakhapattanam-LTT Express
  29. Patliputra-LTT Express
  30. Kushinagar Express
  31. Gorkhpur-LTT Express
  32. Mangla Lakshdweep Express
  33. Vasco-Patna Express
  34. Pune-Bhusawal Express via Panvel
  35. Howrah Super Delux Express
  36. Mumbai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Bi-Weekly Rajdhani Express (via. Bhopal)
  37. LTT- Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Weekly Express
  38. Devlali-Bhusaval Passenger
  39. Mumbai-Bhusaval Passenger
  40. Igatpuri-Manmad Passenger

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chronology of railways in India, Part 2 (1832 - 1865). "IR History: Early Days – I". IFCA. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Historical Milestones". Central Railway. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Nasik Railway Station". makemytrip. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2013.

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