Yesvantpur Junction railway station

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Yeshwantapur Junction
Indian Railway Station
Yeshwantapur railway station.jpg
Entrance of Yeshwantapur Junction railway station (from Tumkur roadside)
Location Bangalore-Tumkur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
India
Coordinates 13°01′N 77°33′E / 13.02°N 77.55°E / 13.02; 77.55Coordinates: 13°01′N 77°33′E / 13.02°N 77.55°E / 13.02; 77.55
Elevation 915.009 metres (3,002.00 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Quadruple Electric Line
Connections Bus, Taxi
Construction
Structure type At Grade
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code YPR
Fare zone South Western
Electrified Yes

Yesvantpur Junction railway station is one of the three important stations which serves the city of Bangalore which is located in Yesvantpur locality.[1] It is one of the developing stations of Bangalore created for reducing the rush at Bangalore City Railway Station. The station code is YPR.

Location[edit]

This station is located on the Bangalore-Pune & Bangalore-Hyderabad main lines. Being a main location, all trains bound towards Hubli & Hyderabad either originate from here or the ones from Bangalore City have a stop at this station. Direct trains to major indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Chennai etc also originate from Yeshwantpur.

Infrastructure[edit]

Yesvantpur Junction railway station has total of 6 platforms out of which platform 1,2,4,5 and 6 are platforms for originating train. Platforms 3 are generally used by passing through trains. There are two overbridges connecting one connecting platform 1 and 2 and another from platform 2 to platforms 3,4,5,and 6. It has 2 entrances-one from Yeshwantapur old area and another on Tumkur road. The one on Tumkur road connects to platform-6 from.

Yesvantpur Junction railway station has 6 non ac retiring rooms and 12 dormitories at an reasonable cost.[2] Other facilities such as AC VIP Lounge, Essential stalls and ATM also available in the station.[3]

Proposed expansion[edit]

A vehicle parking facilities is planned to be built in-front of the station building in association with Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation as Yeshwantpur Metro station was opposite to this railway station. And a connectivity bridge at first floor between the railway station and metro station along with other amenities such as passenger-facilitation centre at main entry, retiring rooms and food plaza are also planned.[4][5]

Gallery[edit]

Yeswanthpur Railway Station 
View of nameplate of Yeswanthpur Railway Station at Platform 5 

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