Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station

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Hazrat Nizamuddin
हज़रत निज़ामुद्दीन
Rapid transit, Light rail, Commuter rail & Regional rail station
Hazrat Nizamuddin station.jpg
Location New Delhi, Delhi
India
Coordinates 28°35′21″N 77°15′15″E / 28.58917°N 77.25417°E / 28.58917; 77.25417
Elevation 206.700 metres (678.15 ft)
Platforms 4
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code NZM
Zone(s) Northern Railway zone
Division(s) Delhi
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers (Daily) 360,000+
Location
Hazrat Nizamuddin is located in Delhi
Hazrat Nizamuddin
Hazrat Nizamuddin
Location within Delhi

Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station (station code NZM) is one of the five main railway stations of Delhi.

Administration[edit]

Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station is managed by Northern Railway zone of Indian Railways. It is adjacent to Delhi's two important arteries, the Ring Road and Mathura Road, and Sarai Kale Khan Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT).

Hazrat Nizamuddin platformboard
Platform 8 & 9 under construction at Hazrat Nizamuddin

Services[edit]

Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station connects all the major cities and was developed to ease congestion on New Delhi railway station which is located approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) to the North. It originates and terminates various Rajdhani Expresses going towards Indian cities such as Bengaluru, Chennai, Madgaon, Mumbai, Secunderabad and Thiruvananthapuram.

Rooftop Solar[edit]

Indian Railways intends to save INR 41,000 crore in energy consumption and generate 1000 MW of energy from solar power. Out of 1000 MW to be produced under solar power; 500 MW will be produced from rooftop solar.[1] In order to meet the target Northern Railways has selected Vivaan Solar, a Gwalior based company to install 0.6 MW of rooftop solar project at the railway station in 2016. The solar power project to be set up under Public Private Partnership is to be executed under design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis. The company will also be responsible for maintaining the plant for a period of 25 years.[2]

Connections[edit]

Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station in Delhi aerial view

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