Ratnagiri railway station

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Ratnagiri
Regional rail and Light rail station
Ratnagiri railway station - Station board.jpg
LocationRatnagiri, Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra
Coordinates17°00′12″N 73°21′29″E / 17.003441°N 73.358159°E / 17.003441; 73.358159
Elevation125.000 metres (410.105 ft)[1]
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Konkan Railway
Platforms3
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
Parkingyes
Bicycle facilitiesyes
Other information
Station codeRN
Fare zoneCentral Railways
History
Openedyes
Closedno
ElectrifiedNo
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Konkan Railway
Location
Ratnagiri is located in India
Ratnagiri
Ratnagiri
Location within India
Ratnagiri is located in Maharashtra
Ratnagiri
Ratnagiri
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
Station entrance

Ratnagiri railway station (RN) is a train station that serves the city of Ratnagiri in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the one of the main railway stations of the Konkan Railway. The station has modern facilities like elevator and escalator. The station offers free Wi-Fi.[2] All Konkan Railway trains halt at Ratnagiri. It is 7 km away from the city. It falls under the Ratnagiri railway division.

Administration[edit]

Ratnagiri station lies on the Konkan Railway zone of Indian Railways that runs along the west coast of India.

Services[edit]

The railway station has the daily connectivity to important cities of India like - Mumbai, Madgaon, New Delhi, Amritsar, Jamnagar, Ernakulam and Mangalore.

The Dadar Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Express, Konkan Kanya Express, and the Mandovi Express provide daily service to and from Ratnagiri and Mumbai, with minimal stops. Diva – Sawantwadi "Sindhudurg Passenger" and Dadar-Ratnagiri Passenger are the trains which stop on every station on route and provide daily service to and from Mumbai.

Other premium trains like Mumbai CST - Karmali Tejas Express,Tirunelveli - Gandhidham Humsafar Express,Ernakulam -H.Nizamudin Duronto express, LTT Madgaon Double Decker Express, LTT Ernakulam A.C duronto express and LTT karmali A.C express provide a fully air conditioned and premium services on every alternate day to Mumbai.

Many other trains, originating from South India and Goa provide weekly services to North India, Gujarat etc. The Madgaon Rajdhani Express, Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani Express, New Delhi Ernakulam Duronto express, Goa Express, and Bikaner Coimbator A.C express provide services to North and South India.

All the seasonal summer special trains, Ganesh Chaturthi special trains, and Christmas special trains halt at Ratnagiri Railway station.

The railway station has all the modern facilities that has to offer, Escalators and lifts on each platforms, Handicap friendly environment and access. Canteen, etc.

There is also a goods yard on the west side of rail station . A passenger coach depot is also being built adjoining to the station.[citation needed]

Ratnagiri railway station platform.jpg
Ratnagiri railway station - Platform board

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://indiarailinfo.com/departures/1248?
  2. ^ "Govt launches free WiFi facility at 28 Konkan railway stations". The NEWS Minute. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2019.