Gwalior Junction railway station
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|Main Station Junction|
PF1 end of Gwalior Junction Railway Station.
|Location||Racecourse road, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
Gwalior-Sheopur railway line
Gwalior-Etawah railway line
|Platforms||1, 2, 3, 4 (broad gauge),|
5 (narrow gauge)
2 broad gauge to be made
|Tracks||6 broad gauge|
1 narrow gauge
|Fare zone||Jhansi Division, Northern Central Railway|
The Gwalior Junction (GWL) is part of the Jhansi Division of the North Central Railways.
Gwalior junction 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. Express trains such as the Gatimaan express, fastest in India, Bhopal Express, Taj Express, Rajdhani Express, Garib Rath Express, Bhopal Shatabdi, and about 165 trains (considering both up and down tracks) stop at Gwalior and 12 trains originating from Gwalior.
Gwalior junction is one of the few places in India where both narrow-gauge and broad-gauge railway tracks are still operational. The Gwalior narrow-gauge track is the narrowest in India.
Gwalior junction 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, Jamshedpur, Sheopur and other major towns. Gwalior Junction 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, Sithouli, Rairu located in Gwalior West, Bhadroli, Naugaon, Sandalpur. These stations interconnect to other stations and also serve the short distance trains connecting Gwalior to nearby towns and villages. The world's longest narrow gauge route also originates from Gwalior.
Gwalior Junction is linked with many industrial and important cities of India by direct trains like New Delhi, Vijayawada, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Jammu, Agra, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Dehradun, and Thiruvananthpuram.
Gwalior Junction is served by four broad-gauge routes:
Gwalior Junction is served by a narrow-gauge route called Gwalior Light Railway.
- Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger
- Gwalior–Sheopur Passenger
- Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger
- Gwalior Junction railway station at the India Rail Info
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