Puri railway station
|Express train and Passenger train station|
Puri railway station in night
|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||East Coast Railway zone|
|Tracks||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||East Coast Railway zone|
|Previous names||East Coast State Railway|
Bengal Nagpur Railway
The Khurda Road-Puri section was opened to traffic on 1 February 1897.The railway station was renovated in 2012 into a more traditional Hindu temple structure with more facilities.
The Bengal Nagpur Railway was nationalized in 1944.Eastern Railway was formed on 14 April 1952 with the portion of East Indian Railway Company east of Mughalsarai and the Bengal Nagpur Railway. In 1955, South Eastern Railway was carved out of Eastern Railway. It comprised lines mostly operated by BNR earlier. 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.
- Indore Humsafar Express
- Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express
- Howrah Garib Rath Express
- Howrah Shatabdi Express
- Sealdah Duronto Express
- "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- "IR History: Part - III (1900 - 1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
- "Geography – Railway Zones". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
- "IR History: Part - IV (1947 - 1970)". IRFCA. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
- Puri railway station at the India Rail Info
Puri travel guide from Wikivoyage
|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|East Coast Railway zone||Terminus|