Abohar Junction railway station

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Abohar Junction
Indian Railways junction station
LocationStation Rd, Abohar, Fazilka district, Punjab
India
Coordinates30°08′21″N 74°11′42″E / 30.1393°N 74.1951°E / 30.1393; 74.1951Coordinates: 30°08′21″N 74°11′42″E / 30.1393°N 74.1951°E / 30.1393; 74.1951
Elevation185.78 metres (609.5 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Bathinda–Sri Ganganagar line
Abohar–Fazilka line
Platforms2
Tracks3 nos 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Disabled accessWheelchair ramp
Wheelchair available
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeABS
Division(s) Ambala
History
Opened1892
ElectrifiedNo
Passengers
20185662 per day
Location
Abohar Jn. railway station is located in Punjab
Abohar Jn. railway station
Abohar Jn. railway station
Location in Punjab

Abohar Junction (station code: ABS) was located in Fazilka district in the Indian state of Punjab and served Abohar city. Abohar station fell under Ambala railway division of Northern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Abohar city was the administrative headquarter of Abohar Tehsil in Fazilka district.[1][2]

Overview[edit]

Abohar railway station was located at an elevation of 185.78 metres (609.5 ft). It was one of the oldest train stations established in 1892 on Indian subcontinent during British Raj. This station was located on the single track, 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge, Bathinda–Sri Ganganagar line.[3][4]

Electrification[edit]

Abohar railway station was situated on single track DMU line.[5] The electrification of the single track BG Bathinda–Abohar–Sriganga Nagar line was in the pipeline.[6]

Amenities[edit]

Abohar railway station had 6 booking windows, one enquiry office and all basic amenities like drinking water, public toilets, sheltered area with adequate seating. Wheelchair availability was also there for disabled persons. There were two platforms at the station and one foot overbridge(FOB).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abohar railway station". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 24 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Administrative setup of Fazilka district". Fazilka district official website. Retrieved 24 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Abohar Train Station". Total Train Info. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Abohar Trains Schedule and station information". goibibo. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Passenger amenities details of Abohar railway station as on 31/03/2018". Rail Drishti. Retrieved 24 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Electrification of rly tracks in the pipeline". The Tribune India. Retrieved 24 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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