Bidar railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
|Location||State Highway 15, Bidar, Karnataka|
|Elevation||673 metres (2,208 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Central Railway|
|Line(s)||Vikrabad-Parli Vaijnath branch line|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
The Great Indian Peninsula Railway extended its Mumbai-Solapur line to Raichur in 1871. The Wadi-Secunderabad line was built in 1874. The Vikrabad-Bidar 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge line was opened in 1932.
Bidar railway station has a Tourist Information Centre, computerized reservation counter, waiting room, light refreshment stall and tea stall . Bidar has connectivity with Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad, Sainagar Shirdi, Latur, Aurangabad and Mumbai (according to railway budget 2014-15)
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- "Chapter VII – Transport and Communications" (PDF). Railway lines opened for traffic in the state since 1861, page 290. Karnataka Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
- "Railway bridge across Bennethora to be complete in two years". The Hindu, 24 July 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
- "Bidar-Gulbarga rail service". Infrastructure Today, January 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
- "Bidar railway station". Make my trip. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|South Central Railway zone||Terminus|