Shivajinagar railway station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Shivaji Nagar railway station
शिवाजी नगर रेल्वे स्थानक
Pune Suburban Railway Station
Shivaji Nagar entrance.jpg
LocationWakdewadi, Shivajinagar, Pune
India
Coordinates18°31′57″N 73°51′05″E / 18.5326°N 73.8514°E / 18.5326; 73.8514Coordinates: 18°31′57″N 73°51′05″E / 18.5326°N 73.8514°E / 18.5326; 73.8514
Elevation550.42 metres (1,805.8 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Pune Suburban Railway
Platforms2
Tracks4
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeSVJR
Fare zoneCentral Railway
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Indian Railways
Preceding station   Pune Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Lonavala
Lonavala Line
Main Line
Terminus
Shivaji Nagar station from overpass
Koyna Express at Shivaji Nagar station

Shivajinagar railway station (earlier Bhamburde railway station) is a station serving Shivajinagar (earlier Bhamburde) suburb of Pune. It has two platforms. This is a halt for suburban trains of Pune. The station is also halt for trains from Mumbai to Pune Junction. This Station is important because this is the nearest railway station to Pune's Session Court and many important building like the College of Engineering, PMC building etc. Trains which halt on this station generally halt for 2 to 3 minutes. The National Highway 48 (India) runs behind the station. This Station is just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away from Pune Railway Station.

Trains[edit]

Express/Mails[edit]

Train Name Frequency
Bhuj - Pune Intercity Express Weekly (Only to Pune)
Veraval - Pune Intercity Express Weekly (Only to Pune)
Ahmedabad - Pune Ahimsa Express Weekly (Only to Pune)
Jodhpur - Pune Intercity Express Weekly (Only to Pune)
Mumbai - Pune Deccan Express Daily
Mumbai - Pune Indrayani Express Daily (Only to Pune)
Mumbai Pune Intercity Express Daily (Only to Pune)
Mumbai - Kolhapur Koyna Express Daily
Mumbai - Pune Sinhagad Express Daily
Mumbai - Pune Pragati Express Daily (Only to Pune)
Mumbai - Pune Deccan Queen Express Daily (Only to Pune)

Ordinary[edit]

Train Name Frequency
Karjat - Daund

Karjat - Pune Passenger.

Daily
Baramati - Karjat

Pune - Karjat Passenger.

Daily
Mumbai - Bijapur Passenger. Five Days
Mumbai - Shirdi Passenger. Daily
Mumbai - Pandharpur Passenger. Two Days

Train to Navi Mumbai[edit]

A train service is proposed from this station to Kurla's Lokmanya Tilak Terminus via Navi Mumbai. This train will halt at Lonavla, Karjat, Panvel, Vashi and Belapur stations. The current link from Navi Mumbai is Pragati Express which is run on trial bases between the two cities.[1]

Suburban trains[edit]

There are two trains which origin from Shivajinagar for Lonavla and two trains from Lonavla terminate at Shivajinagar. There are 15 trains which operate between Pune Junction - Lonavla - Pune Junction section and three between Pune Junction - Talegaon Dabhade - Pune Junction section. These trains have their halt at this station.

Expansion[edit]

A new platform is proposed to be constructed at the station for trains originating and terminating here.[2] This will accommodate the local trains originating and terminating over here. This platform will be constructed near platform no. 1. There are also plans to start long distance trains from here.[3] Plans are there to construct three multistory buildings dedicated parking lots for vehicles, waiting rooms and commercial outlets at this station. One track will be increased for termination of long distance trains. Land acquisition will be done on Patil Estate side. This station along with four other Chandigarh in Chandigarh, Bijwasan and Anand Vihar Terminal in Delhi and Habibganj in Bhopal are under development for world class standard stations. [4]

The existing station will be demolished and new station will be constructed on the site of current station. Roughly 8.5 acers land will be required in addition. The new station will have connectivity to Pune Metro project, National Highway 48 (India) and to neighboring bus stand. [5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. Shivajinagar bus stand timetable
  2. Shivajinagar, Pune
  3. Shivajinagar Railway Station