Darjeeling railway station

Darjeeling railway station is a main railway station in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The station lies on UNESCO World Heritage Site Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Darjeeling railway station is located at an altitude of 2,073 metres (6,801 ft) above mean sea level. It was allotted the railway code of DJ under the jurisdiction of Katihar railway division.

Darjeeling railway station
Indian Railways station
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General information
LocationHill Cart Road, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal
India
Coordinates27°02′16″N 88°15′47″E / 27.0378°N 88.2630°E / 27.0378; 88.2630Coordinates: 27°02′16″N 88°15′47″E / 27.0378°N 88.2630°E / 27.0378; 88.2630
Elevation2,073 metres (6,801 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNortheast Frontier Railway
Line(s)Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Platforms2
Tracks4
ConnectionsAuto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeDJ
Zone(s) Northeast Frontier Railway
Division(s) Katihar
History
Opened1881[citation needed]
ElectrifiedNo
Location
Darjeeling railway station is located in West Bengal
Darjeeling railway station
Darjeeling railway station
Location in West Bengal
Darjeeling railway station is located in India
Darjeeling railway station
Darjeeling railway station
Location in India

TrainsEdit

Some of the trains that run from Darjeeling are:

  • Darjeeling–Ghoom–Darjeeling JOY RIDE (Diesel)
  • Darjeeling–Ghoom–Darjeeling JOY RIDE (Steam)
  • Darjeeling–Ghoom–Darjeeling Joy Ride (Diesel)
  • Darjeeling–Ghoom–Darjeeling Joyride (Diesel)
  • Darjeeling–Kurseong NG Passenger
  • Darjeeling–Kurseong NG Passenger
  • Darjeeling–New Jalpaiguri Passenger
  • Red Panda Express

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