Varanasi Junction railway station

Varanasi Junction, also known as Banaras Junction, Varanasi Cantt Railway Station and Banaras Cantt Railway Station (Station code: BSB), is the Main Railway Station which serves the City of Varanasi.

Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
Varanasi Junction
Indian Railway Station
Varansi railway Station1.jpg
LocationVaranasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates25°19′37″N 82°59′11″E / 25.32694°N 82.98639°E / 25.32694; 82.98639Coordinates: 25°19′37″N 82°59′11″E / 25.32694°N 82.98639°E / 25.32694; 82.98639
Elevation80.71 metres (264.8 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway/Lucknow Charbagh Division
Line(s)Varanasi-Faizabad-Lucknow main line
Varanasi–Rae Bareli–Lucknow line
Varanasi-Sultanpur-Lucknow Line
Varanasi-Allahabad line
Varanasi- Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya line
Varanasi-Mau-Gorakhpur line
Varanasi-BALLIA-Chhapra line
Platforms9
Tracks13
ConnectionsCentral Bus Station, Taxi Stand, Auto Stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBSB
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Lucknow Charbagh (NR)
History
Opened1872; 148 years ago (1872)
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesBanaras Junction
Traffic
Passengers360,000/day
Services
Computerized Ticketing CountersLuggage Checking SystemParkingDisabled AccessFood PlazaWCTaxi StandPublic Transportation
Location
Varanasi Junction Railway Station is located in Varanasi district
Varanasi Junction Railway Station
Varanasi Junction Railway Station
Location within Varanasi district

InfrastructureEdit

The Varanasi Junction Railway Station has a modern Route Interlock System with automated signalling system. Varanasi railway station was ranked 14 among 75 busiest A1 category stations on cleanliness scale. The station ranks 30th in overall ranking. Varanasi Junction Railway Station handles a large number of passengers, with more than 250 trains daily.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Varanasi railway station ranks 14th on cleanliness scale".

External linksEdit