Indore–Gwalior line

The Indore–Gwalior line is a railway route on the Western Railway, West Central Railway & North Central Railway section of Indian Railways. This route is now fully electrified awaiting CRS approval.

Indore–Gwalior line
Gwalior Railway Station.JPG
Gwalior Junction the starting point on Indore–Gwalior line
Overview
StatusOperational
OwnerIndian Railways
LocaleMadhya Pradesh & Rajasthan
TerminiIndore Junction
Gwalior Junction
Service
Operator(s)Western Railway
West Central Railway
North Central Railway
Rolling stockWDM-2, WDM-3A, WDG-3A, WDG-3C, WAG-5 and WAG-7
History
Opened1899
Technical
Track length516 km (321 mi)
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge
Operating speedup to 130 km/h
Route map

km
To Agra–Bhopal section
Gwalior Junction
To Agra–Bhopal section
Naugaon
Panihar
Ghatigaon
Rehnat
Mohana
Indargarh
Padarkheda
Khajri
Shivpuri
Raishree
Khonker
Kolaras
Lukwasa
Badarwas
Rayser
Miyana
Bhadora Jagir
Taravata
To Agra–Bhopal section
Bina Junction
To Bina–Katni line
To Agra–Bhopal section
Mahadeo Khedi Junction
Semarkheri
Kanjiya
Mungaoli
Guneru Bamori
Pipraigaon
Rahatwas
Orr
Hinotia Pipalkhera
Ashok Nagar
Ratikheda
Shadhoragaon
Pilighat
Pagara
Maban
Guna Junction
Mahugara
Ruthiyai Junction
Chaurakheri
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
border
Dharnaoda
Motipura Chauki
Bhulon
Chhabra Gugor
Kesholi
Salpura
Atru
Piplod Road
Chajawa
Baran
Sundlak
Bijora
Antah
Bhonra
Sri Kalyanpura
Digod
Chandresal
Sogaria
To Mathura–Vadodara section
Kota Junction
To Mathura–Vadodara section
Vijaypur
Raghogarh
Kumbhraj
Ramri
Chachaura Binaganj
Penchi
Sinduriya Kachari
Biyavra Rajgarh
Kachnaria
Karanwas
Pachor Road
Udyan Kheri
Parhana Mau
Sarangpur
Sunera Pirkheri
Shajapur
Chauhani
Siroliya
To Bhopal–Nagpur section
Bhopal Junction
To Agra–Bhopal section
Sant Hirdaram Nagar
Bairagarh
Bakanian Bhaunri
Phanda
Pachwan
Sehore
Baktal
Parbati
Jabri
Kalapipal
Chakrod
Shujalpur
Mohammad Khera
Akodia
Bolai
Kali Sindh
Kisoni
Berchha
Pir Umrod
Maksi Junction
Tarana Road
Shivpura
Tajpur
Pingleshwar
Ujjain Junction
Donta
Ranyal Jasmiya
Silakeri
Ajitkhedi
Vikram Nagar
Karchha
Undasa Madhopur
Naranjipur
Dewas Junction
Shipra Bridge
Naikheri
Gambhir Bridge
Aslaoda
Palsora Makrawan
Unhel
Piploda Bagla
Bhatisuda
To Mathura–Vadodara section
Nagda Junction
Binjana
Barlai
Dakacha
Mangliyagaon
To Mathura–Vadodara section
Ratlam Junction
To Mathura–Vadodara section
Nauganwan
Pritam Nagar
Runija
Sunderabad
Barnagar
Pirjhalar
Gautampura Road
Osra
Fatehabad Chandwatiganj
Ajnod
Balauda Takun
Palia
Laxmi Bai Nagar
Indore Junction
Saifee Nagar
Lokmanya Nagar
Rajendra Nagar
Rau
To Indore–Dahod line
Haranya Kheri
Mhow
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
To Akola–Ratlam line

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This corridor has consisted of rivers and plateaus. The route of this line is via Guna, Ruthiyai, Maksi & Dewas to Indore with bypassing Kunu Valley.

HistoryEdit

  • In 1899, The Gwalior–Shivpuri line was opened by Schindia State railway as a light rail. Later it was transferred to Gwalior light railways.[2]
  • In 1932, Agar–Ujjain section was opened by Gwalior light railways.[3]

Main line & branchesEdit

Mainline of Indore–Gwalior Corridor Consists of length with 516 km. This line has six branches first branch line is from Bina Junction to Guna Junction with the Length of 119 km,[4] second branch line is of Ruthiyai Junction to Kota Junction with the length of 164 km,[5] third branch line is from Bhopal Junction to Nagda Junction with the length of 239 km,[6] fourth branch line is from Ujjain Junction to Dewas Junction with the length of 41 km and fifth branch line is from Ratlam Junction to Dr. Ambedkar Nagar Mhow with the length of 140 km.[7]

ProjectsEdit

There is a construction of the new line from Ramganj Mandi Junction to Bhopal Junction via Biyavra rajgarh which situates on Mainline of Indore–Gwalior corridor with the length of 262 km which is a boom for reducing traffic for Nagda–Maksi–Bhopal line and Kota–Bina line for transportation to Southern states and eastern states of India.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ indiarailinfo.com, 25 April 2019
  2. ^ irfca.org, 26 April 2019
  3. ^ irfca.org, 26 April 2019
  4. ^ indiarailinfo.com, 25 April 2019
  5. ^ indiarailinfo.com, 25 April 2019
  6. ^ indiarailinfo.com, 25 April 2019
  7. ^ indiarailinfo.com, 25 April 2019
  8. ^ WCR pink book 2017-18, 25 April 2019