Nagpur Junction railway station
|Express train and Passenger train station|
|Location||Sitabuldi, Nagpur 440001, Maharashtra|
|Elevation||308.660 metres (1,012.66 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Government of India|
Nagpur-Nagbhir line NG
|Structure type||At ground|
|Electrified||1988–89 (Ballarshah-Wardha-Nagpur) |
|160,000 daily (Approx.)|
Nagpur railway station is one of the oldest and busiest stations in Maharashtra, India. In 1867, Mumbai rail first connected to Nagpur. In 1881, Nagpur was connected to Kolkata via the Nagpur State Railway of Chhattisgarh. It was officially inaugurated on 15 January 1925 by then Governor Sir Frank Sly. Prior to 1924, the Nagpur Railway Junction Station was located east of its current location. Nagpur Junction Railway Station became a major tourist destination.
In 2008, Nagpur railway station was among 22 stations in India that were recommended to be upgraded to meet international standards. Priority areas were identified: security, safety and cleanliness. Work was to be undertaken via Public-Private Partnerships and the Central Railway. but it will be clean very soon and compete with other station.
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|Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Nagpur.|
- Nagpur Junction railway station at the India Rail Info