Viramgam Junction railway station

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Viramgam
Regional rail and Light rail station
Location Viramgam, Ahmedabad district, Gujarat
India
Coordinates 23°07′44″N 72°03′11″E / 23.128868°N 72.052927°E / 23.128868; 72.052927
Elevation 29 metres (95 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Western Railway zone
Line(s) Viramgam-Mahesana section
Gandhidham-Ahmedabad main line
Viramgam-Okha line
Platforms 5
Tracks 7
Construction
Structure type Standard
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code VG
Zone(s) Western Railway zone
Division(s) Ahmedabad railway division
History
Opened 1871; 147 years ago (1871)
Electrified No
Previous names Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway
Location
Viramgam railway station is located in Gujarat
Viramgam railway station
Viramgam railway station
Location in Gujarat

The Viramgam railway station belongs to Western Railway of Ahmedabad Division.

History[edit]

During 19th century Viramgam railway station owned by BB&CI. During which Ahmedabad-Viramgam section was laid in 1871 by BB&CI. Later BB&CI line was extended to Wadhwan.[1]

Railway Reorganization[edit]

Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway was merged into the Western Railway on 5 November 1951.[2] Later gauge conversion of Ahmedabad-Viramgam section in 1969 and Viramgam-Hapa section has completed in 1980.[3]

Features[edit]

It is on Gandhidham-Ahmedabad main line. It is the Junction railway station connecting Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Okha, Mahesana and Bhavnagar. About 40 trains pass through this station daily.

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