Surat railway station

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Surat
Indian Railway Station
Surat Railway Station 1.jpg
Surat railway station
LocationSurat, Gujarat
India
Coordinates21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.205140°N 72.840892°E / 21.205140; 72.840892Coordinates: 21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.205140°N 72.840892°E / 21.205140; 72.840892
Elevation59.220 metres (194.29 ft)
Line(s)New Delhi–Mumbai main line
Surat-Jalgaon line
Ahmedabad–Mumbai main line
Platforms4
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard (On Ground)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeST
Zone(s) Western Railway
Division(s) Mumbai WR
History
Opened1852; 168 years ago (1852)
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
New Delhi–Mumbai main line
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)

Surat Railway Station (Code: ST)[1] is a major railway station serving Surat, beside Gothangam, Kosad, Utran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niol and Sachin. It is under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Surat is A1 - category railway station of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Mumbai 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 first the floor from ground.

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.