Solan railway station

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Solan railway station
Indian Railway Station
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Solan railway station
LocationNH 22, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
India
Coordinates30°54′30″N 77°05′54″E / 30.9084°N 77.0983°E / 30.9084; 77.0983
Elevation1,502 metres (4,928 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Kalka–Shimla Railway
Platforms2[citation needed]
Tracks4 (Narrow Gauge)
ConnectionsAuto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSOL
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Ambala railway division
History
Opened1903
ElectrifiedNo
Location
Solan railway station is located in India
Solan railway station
Solan railway station
Location within India
Solan railway station is located in Himachal Pradesh
Solan railway station
Solan railway station
Solan railway station (Himachal Pradesh)

Solan railway station is a small railway station in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The station lies on UNESCO World Heritage Site Kalka–Shimla Railway. Solan railway station is located at an altitude of 1,502 metres (4,928 ft) above mean sea level. It was allotted the railway code of SOL under the jurisdiction of Ambala railway division. The 610 mm (2 ft) wide narrow gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway was constructed by Delhi-Ambala-Kalka Railway Company and opened for traffic in 1903.[1] In 1905 the line was regauged to 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) wide narrow gauge.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Engineer" journal article, circa 1915, reprinted in Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review, no. 75, July 2008
  2. ^ These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless

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