Ghaziabad Junction railway station
Ghaziabad Junction railway station (station code:- GZB) is on the Kanpur-Delhi section of Howrah-Delhi main line, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line And New Delhi-Moradabad-Lucknow line. It is located in Ghaziabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Ghaziabad.
|Location||Station Road, Guru Govind Singh Marg, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|Elevation||217.00 metres (711.94 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Northern Railway|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
The railway line between Meerut and Delhi was constructed in 1864.
The Tundla-Aligarh-Ghaziabad sector was electrified in 1975-76, and the Ghaziabad-Nizamuddin-New Delhi-Delhi sector in 1976-77,
The 140-kilometre long (87 mi) Ghaziabad-Moradabad line was completely electrified in January 2016. The Ghaziabad-Meerut-Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur-Roorkee-Haridwar line is also open to electric trains with effect from March 2016.
Local electric trainsEdit
Local electric trains are available regularly from Ghaziabad for stations in the National Capital Region. Distance: New Delhi (26 km), Old Delhi (20 km), Hazrat Nizamuddin (23 km), Anand Vihar Terminal (13 km).
List of local trainsEdit
Local trains which run on a reguler interwell are EMUs, MEMUs, Passengers. Local trains start in the early morning and run till midnight.
Amenities for passengers at Ghaziabad include: waiting rooms, escalators, water coolers, automated teller machines, pure vegetarian restaurants, refreshment rooms, book stall, computerized reservation office, and telephone booths.
Electric Loco ShedEdit
The Ghaziabad electric locomotive shed serves the Delhi area. It houses and maintains India's fastest locomotives which are mostly used in the Rajdhani, the Shatabdi and the Duronto Expresses. It stores 3 phaser locomotives like WAP 5 & WAP 7 locomotives.
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