Rajendra Nagar Terminal railway station
|Regional rail & Light rail station|
Front Entrance of Rajendra Nagar Terminal
|Location||Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar
|Elevation||57 metres (187 ft)|
|Line(s)||Howrah-Delhi main line
|Zone(s)||East Central Railway zone|
|Division(s)||Danapur railway division|
Rajendra Nagar Terminal, (Station code: RJPB), is the railway station serving the capital city of Patna in the Indian state of Bihar. It is located in Rajendra Nagar in Patna and is in the Danapur railway division of the East Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The city is a major railway hub and has five major stations: Rajendranagar Terminal, Patna Junction, Danapur Station, Patliputra Junction and Patna Sahib Station.
|Railways in Patna|
Source: IndiaRailInfo, Google maps
It was developed as an alternative railway station as part of measures to decongest Patna Junction Railway Station. Many trains such as New Delhi Rajdhani Express – Rajendranagar, Indore - Patna Express, Indore - Rajendra Nagar Via. Faizabad Express, Shramjeevi Express, Sampoorna Kranti Express, etc. originate from here.
It was inaugurated on 31 March 2003 as a full-fledged station. Built at a cost of ₹8.61 crore (US$1.3 million), this terminus developed as an alternative to Patna Junction, has all modern facilities for the passengers. Its main entrance is opposite the College of Commerce, Patna. Lalu also unveiled a statue of Dr Rajendra Prasad at Rajendra Nagar Terminal after whom this station has been named.
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