Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus

Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus (officially Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus) (station code: KOP)[1] is the main railway terminus in the city of Kolhapur, India. It is the end point of the Miraj to Kolhapur railway line. It falls under Pune division .It has a freight yard called Gur Market with a capacity of five freight trains nearly 4 km (2.5 miles) away from the station. Kolhapur is the centre of trade for southern Maharashtra with electrification between Miraj and Kolhapur. This station connects Kolhapur with major cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Dhanbad through express trains. Some important express trains are the Mahalaxmi Express (Kolhapur–Mumbai), Haripriya Express (Kolhapur–Tirupati), IRCTC also runs the tourist luxury train Deccan Odyssey at Kolhapur station. The Minister of Railways announced the Miraj–Kolhapur–Vaibhavwadi rail route and electrification of Kolhapur–Pune rail route in 2016–17. There are daily passenger shuttle services between Kolhapur, Miraj and Pune.

Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus
Indian Railways Terminal station
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
General information
LocationKolhapur, Maharashtra
India
Coordinates16°42′10″N 74°14′16″E / 16.7027°N 74.2377°E / 16.7027; 74.2377Coordinates: 16°42′10″N 74°14′16″E / 16.7027°N 74.2377°E / 16.7027; 74.2377
Elevation536.72 metres (1,760.9 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byCentral Railway
Line(s)Miraj–Kolhapur
Platforms3 (construction going on of 4th and 5th platform)
Construction
Structure typeAt ground
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusOperating
Station codeKOP
Division(s) Pune
History
Opened1886 (133 years)
RebuiltNo
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesGreat Indian Peninsula Railway

This railway station is named after Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur.

Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus

TrainsEdit

Express/MailsEdit

† – Runs attached with KolhapurGondia up to Bhusaval Junction.

OrdinaryEdit

  1. SCSMT KolhapurPune DEMU
  2. SCSMT Kolhapur–Miraj DEMU
  3. SCSMT Kolhapur–Satara DEMU
  4. SCSMT Kolhapur–Sangli DEMU

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Code Name". Anuj Tripathi. 17 July 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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