Puri railway station

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Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Express train and Passenger train station
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Puri railway station in night
LocationPuri, Odisha
Coordinates19°48′35″N 85°50′25″E / 19.8097°N 85.8404°E / 19.8097; 85.8404
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEast Coast Railway zone
Line(s)Kharagpur–Puri line
Tracks1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessAvailable Disabled access
Other information
Station codePURI
Zone(s) East Coast Railway zone
Division(s) Khurda Road
Opened1897; 124 years ago (1897)
Previous namesEast Coast State Railway
Bengal Nagpur Railway
Puri is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha
Puri is located in India
Location in India

Puri railway station is a Terminal train station and serves Puri, the seashore temple city in the Indian state of Odisha.


The Khurda Road–Puri section was opened to traffic on 1 February 1897.[1] The railway station was renovated in 2012 into a more traditional Hindu temple structure with more facilities.

Railway reorganization[edit]

The Bengal Nagpur Railway was nationalized in 1944.[2]Eastern Railway was formed on 14 April 1952 with the portion of East Indian Railway Company east of Mughalsarai and the Bengal Nagpur Railway.[3] In 1955, South Eastern Railway was carved out of Eastern Railway. It comprised lines mostly operated by BNR earlier.[3][4] Amongst the new zones started in April 2003 were East Coast Railway and South East Central Railway. Both these railways were carved out of South Eastern Railway.[3]

Major trains[edit]


PURI railway station
PURI railway station
PURI railway station
PURI railway station
PURI railway station


  1. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  2. ^ "IR History: Part - III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Geography – Railway Zones". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  4. ^ "IR History: Part - IV (1947-1970)". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.

External links[edit]

Puri travel guide from Wikivoyage

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