Surat railway station

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Surat
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Indian Railways station
General information
LocationSurat, Gujarat
India
Coordinates21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.20514°N 72.84089°E / 21.20514; 72.84089Coordinates: 21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.20514°N 72.84089°E / 21.20514; 72.84089
Elevation59.220 metres (194.29 ft)
Line(s)New Delhi–Mumbai main line
Surat–Jalgaon line
Ahmedabad–Mumbai main line
AhmedabadChennai line
HowrahAhmedabad line
Platforms4
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeST
Zone(s) Western Railway
Division(s) Mumbai WR
History
Opened1852; 171 years ago (1852)
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Indian Railways Following station
Utran
towards ?
New Delhi–Mumbai main line Udhna Junction
towards ?
Location
Surat railway station is located in India
Surat railway station
Surat railway station
Location within India
Surat railway station is located in Gujarat
Surat railway station
Surat railway station
Surat railway station (Gujarat)
Interactive map

Surat Railway Station (Code: ST)[1] is a major railway station serving Surat, beside Gothangam, Kosad, Utran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niyol and Sachin. It is under the administrative control of the Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Surat is A1 – category railway station of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is on the AhmedabadVadodaraMumbai rail route. The railway station was built in 1860.

Going north, Utran Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Udhna Junction Railway Station is to the south of Surat.

In early 2016, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation rated the facility the best large station in India based on cleanliness.[2] Railway station of Surat is on the first floor from ground.

Surat Municipal Corporation planning to create world class new railway station.

The nearest international airport is Surat Airport.[3]

Major trains[edit]

Following trains start from Surat railway station:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ST/Surat (4 PFs) Railway Station Map/Atlas WR/Western Zone Indian Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com.
  2. ^ "Surat railway station cleanest: survey". The Hindu. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Ahmedabad Airport". AhmedabadAirport.com. Worldviewer.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012.