Yesvantpur Junction railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
Entrance of Yesvantpur Junction railway station (from Tumkur road side)
|Location||Bangalore-Tumkur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
|Elevation||915.009 metres (3,002.00 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Structure type||At Grade|
|Fare zone||South Western|
Yesvantpur Junction railway station is one of the three important stations which serves the city of Bangalore which is located in Yesvantpur locality. It is one of the developing stations of Bangalore created for reducing the rush at Bangalore City Railway Station. The station code is YPR.
Yesvantpur Junction railway station is a junction having the main line from Hubli as well as another track bound towards Yelahanka and Hosur which bifurcate at Lottegollahalli station. 12429/30 Bangalore Rajdhani Express uses this track from Bangalore city to reach Yelahanka.
Structure & Facilities
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 Yeshvanatpur old area and another on Tumkur road. The one on Tumkur road connects to platform-6 from where most of the important trains depart such as Yeshwantpur - Indore Express, Sampark Kranti, Yesvantpur Puducherry Garib Rath Express and Howrah Yeshvantapur Duronto Express.
Yesvantpur Junction railway station has 6 non ac retiring rooms and 12 dormitories at an reasonable cost. Other facilities such as AC VIP Lounge, Essential stalls and ATM also available in the station.
Ramps to reach any platform via overbridge are available to all platforms for the benefit of aged and physically challenged.
BMTC routes serving the station on its Yeshwantapur old market side(nearer to Platform 1) are
- 90E from Majestic
- 91C and 52E from Krishna Rajendra market also known as City market.
- 94E from Shivajinagar
- K1 from St. Johns Hospital
The side on Tumkur road is well connected with majority of buses from 250Chikkabanavara to 265 series. Yeshvanatpur RMC yard bus stop is the nearest to this station. 401B,401K and K-2 come to 6th platform side from Vijayanagar side and 401M via Outer Ring road(Kengeri to Yeshvantapur). B-2 connects Electronic City from Tumkur road side but has low frequency.
Metro train services from the Yeshwanthpur metro station opposite to the station entrance on Tumkur road side, as part of Green Line (Namma Metro) towards Rajajinagar, Orion Mall , Sampige Road(2km from Bangalore City Railway station) , Mantri Square one one side and Peenya , Jalahalli, Hesarghatta Road, Nagasandra metro station on other side from May 2015
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 flood plaza are also planned.
|Destination||Train No. and name||Arr||Dep||Days of operation|
|Barmer via Hubli||14805/14806 Barmer Yeshvantapur AC Express||10:45AM||6:20AM||Arr: Monday Dep: Monday|
|Ahmedabad via Jalgaon||16501/16502 YPR ADI WEEKLY EXP||4:20AM||13:30PM||Arr: Thursday Dep: Sunday|
|Kannur||16527/28 Express||7:55 AM||8:00 PM||All Days|
|Lucknow||12539/40 YPR LKO Express||04:40 PM||10:50 AM||Arr: Sunday Dep: Wednesday|
|Lucknow||22683/84 YPR LKO Express||02:00 PM||11:30 PM||Arr: Saturday Dep: Monday|
|Gorakhpur Junction||12591/92 YPR GKP Express||04:20 AM||05:20 PM||Arr: Monday Dep: Monday|
|Gorakhpur Junction||15016/15 YPR GKP Express||09:45 AM||07:40 AM||Arr: Wednesday Dep: Thursday|
|Gorakhpur Junction||15024/23 YPR GKP Express||11:15 AM||11:40 PM||Arr: Thursday Dep: Thursday|
|Howrah Junction||12863/64 Express||8:00 AM||7:35 PM||All Days|
|Howrah Junction||12245/46 Howrah Yeshvantapur Duronto Express||4:00PM||11:00AM||Arr: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday Dep: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday|
|Bhuvaneshwar||12845/46||11:10AM||8:00AM||Dep: Tuesday Arr: Monday|
|Trivandrum Kochuveli||12257/58Garib Rath||09:05AM||9:00PM||Sunday,Tuesday,Thursday|
|TrivandrumKochuveli||12777/78||4:15AM||3:15PM||Arr: Friday Dep: Wednesday|
|Kamakhya||12551/52 Kamakhya Yesvantpur AC Express||06:30PM||08:30AM||Dep: Saturday Arr: Monday|
|Kacheguda||17603/04||10:30AM||4:15 Pm||All Days|
|Karwar via Mysore||16517/18/23/24||7:30AM||8:30PM||All days|
|Mangalore via Arisikere||16515/16||7:30AM||7:35Pm||Monday,Wednesday,Friday|
|Bagalkot via Solapur, Bijapur||17307/08||10:00Am||4:00PM||All days|
|Solapur via Bijapur||16535/36 Gol Gumbaz Express||9:15AM||9:10PM||Monday,Wednesday,Saturday (06535/36 on remaining 4 days to Bijapur)|
|Secunderabad via Raichur||12735/36 Secunderabad Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express||7:10AM||8:50PM||Monday,Wednesday,Friday|
|Chennai||12291/92||6:15AM||10:45PM||Dep: Friday Arr: Sunday|
|Machchilipatnam via Gooty, Vijayawada||17211/12||7:30AM||2:45PM||Tuesday,Thursday,Saturday|
|Mumbai Dadar via Hubli||11017/18 Chalukya Express||9:45 PM||6:30 AM||ARR: Except Wednesday Dep: Except Thursday|
|Indore||09308/07 Indore - Bangalore Express||11:15 AM||1:30 PM||Arr: Tuesday Dep: Tuesday|
|Salem||573/574 Passenger||10:50AM||4:00 PM||All Days|
|Delhi Nizamuddin via Kacheguda, Bhopal Junction||12649/50 Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express||7:00PM||10:10PM||Dep: Except Tuesday and Thursday|
|Delhi Nizamuddin via Hubli, Pune||12629/30||6:30AM||1:30PM||Dep: Tuesday and Thursday|
|Delhi Sarai Rohilla non-stop via Secunderabad, Nagpur, Jhansi||12214/15 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express||07:30AM||11:40PM||Dep: Saturday|
|Vijayawada via Guntakal||433/434 Passenger||5:10PM||8:10AM||All days|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Yesvantpur Junction railway station.|
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