Yesvantpur Junction railway station

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Yeshvantpur Junction

Yeshwantpur Railway Junction
Indian Railway Station
Yeshwantapur railway station.jpg
Entrance of Yeshwantapur Junction railway station (from Tumkur roadside)
LocationBangalore-Tumkur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
India
Coordinates13°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
Elevation915.009 metres (3,002.00 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Quadruple Electric Line
ConnectionsMetro, Bus, Taxi, Auto
Construction
Structure typeAt Grade
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeYPR
Fare zoneSouth Western
ElectrifiedYes

Yesvantpur Junction railway station (station code: YPR) 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.

Location[edit]

This station is located on the BangalorePune & BangaloreHyderabad 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,Ayodhya, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Howrah, Chennai etc. also originate from Yeshwantpur.

Infrastructure[edit]

Yesvantpur Junction railway station has a 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 a reasonable cost.[2] Other facilities such as AC VIP Lounge, Essential stalls, and an ATM also available in the station.It even provides free Wi-Fi for the people in and nearby the station. [3]

Proposed expansion[edit]

A vehicle parking facility 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 the main entry; retiring rooms and A food plaza are also planned.[4][5][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "All's well at the Yeshwantpur Railway Station". Indian Express. 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Retiring Rooms/Dormitories at Stations over South Western Railways". South Western Railway. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Amenities at Stations over South Western Railways" (PDF). South Western Railway. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Passenger amenities planned at Yeshwantpur station". The Hindu. 22 November 2010.
  5. ^ "Yeshwantpur railway station will get a major facelift soon". Daily News and Analysis. 22 November 2010.
  6. ^ http://www.swr.indianrailways.gov.in//downloadfile_2.jsp?filename=1455624794815-Yeshwantpur.PDF