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Gwalior Junction railway station

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Gwalior railway station (station code: GWL) is an important railway station of Gwalior City in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is operated by North Central Railway.[1]

Gwalior Junction
Main Station Junction
Gwalior Jn PF1 042016.jpg
PF1 of Gwalior Junction Railway Station
Location Lashkar, Gwalior
India
Coordinates 26°12′58″N 78°10′55″E / 26.21611°N 78.18194°E / 26.21611; 78.18194
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Delhi–Chennai line
Agra–Bhopal section
Guna–Gwalior–Etawah Section
Platforms 1, 2, 3, 4 (broad gauge),
5 (narrow gauge)
2 broad gauge to be made
Tracks 6 broad gauge
1 narrow gauge
Other information
Station code GWL
Fare zone Jhansi Division, Northern Central Railway
Location
Gwalior is located in Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior
Gwalior
Location within Madhya Pradesh

The Gwalior Junction GWL is part of the Jhansi Division of the North Central Railways.

Gwalior is one of the major commercial railway stations of the North Central Railway of Indian Railways, which zonal Headquarters is centered in Allahabad. The station has won awards from Indian Railways for clean infrastructure in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1992.[citation needed] Express trains such as the Bhopal Express, Taj Express, Rajdhani Express, Garib Rath Express, Bhopal Shatabdi, [[H.Nizamuddin Jabalpur MP Sampark kranti Express]] and about 150 trains (considering both up and down tracks) stop at Gwalior and 10 trains originating from Gwalior.

Gwalior is, perhaps, one of the few places where both narrow-gauge and broad-gauge railway tracks are still operational. The Gwalior narrow-gauge track is the narrowest in India.[citation needed]

Gwalior is well connected via train services to all parts of the country including 4 metros. There are direct trains to Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata (Howrah), Chennai, Ujjain, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam (Kochi), Indore, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Jammu, Lucknow, Bhopal, Bangalore, Jaipur, Udaipur, Dehradun and other major towns. Gwalior is the main station serving most of the important and long distance trains. There are two other stations within the city limits, named Birla nagar and Sithouli. These stations interconnect to other stations and also serve the short distance trains connecting Gwalior to nearby towns and villages.

There are other narrow-gauge stations within the city, named and Motijheel. Gwalior lies on the longest functional broad-gauge line in India between Delhi and Mumbai.[citation needed]

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ConnectivityEdit

Gwalior Junction is linked with many industrial and important cities of India by direct trains like New Delhi, Vijayawada, Bhopal, Lucknow, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Jammu, Agra, Jhansi, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, etc.

Gwalior Junction is served by 4 broad-gauge routes:

  1. To AgraNew Delhi
  2. To JhansiBhopal
  3. To GunaUjjain
  4. To Gwalior BirlanagarBhind- etawah

Gwalior Junction is served by a narrow-gauge route called Gwalior Light Railway.

  1. To SabalgarhSheopur

Originating trainsEdit

 
Gwalior Junction Railway Station

Some important train that origins/terminates:

Train No. Train Name Train Type Arrivals Arrival Time Departures Departure Time
12175 Chambal Express SuperFast Mon, Wed, Thu 17:15 Tue, Thu, Sat 7:15
12197 Bhopal–Gwalior Intercity Express SuperFast Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 0:15 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 6:20
11101 Pune - Gwalior Weekly Express Express Tue 3:10 Sat 15:00
11107 Bundelkhand Express Express Daily 9:05 Daily 20:40
11111 Sushasan Express Express Fri 6:10 Wed 13:05
11123 Barauni–Gwalior Mail Express Daily 20:50 Daily 11:50
11125 Indore–Gwalior Intercity Express Express Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 7:47 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 19:30

Other Passenger TrainsEdit

Train Train no. Destination Via
Gwalior – Agra Fast Passenger 51881 Agra Morena
Gwalior–Bina Passenger 51884 Bina Guna
Gwalior-Bhind Passenger 59823,59825 Bhind Malanpur

Narrow-gauge trainsEdit

  • Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger
  • Gwalior–Sheopur Passenger
  • Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gwalior Junction". India Rail Info. Retrieved 26 December 2012.