Ajmer Junction railway station

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Ajmer Junction

अजमेर जंक्शन
Express train and Passenger train station
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg
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LocationJaipur Road, Patel Nagar, Topdara, Ajmer, Ajmer district, Rajasthan
India
Coordinates26°27′23.80″N 74°38′14.86″E / 26.4566111°N 74.6374611°E / 26.4566111; 74.6374611
Elevation464 metres (1,522 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorth Western Railway zone
Line(s)Jaipur–Ahmedabad line,
Ajmer–Chittaurgarh line
Platforms5
Tracks1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeAII
Zone(s) North Western Railway
Division(s) Ajmer
Fare zoneIndian Railways
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Ajmer Junction railway station is located in Rajasthan
Ajmer Junction railway station
Ajmer Junction railway station
Location in Rajasthan

Ajmer Junction railway station (station code: AII) was located in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan .

History[edit]

Initially it was built as a metre-gauge (MG) station with lines from Chittaurgarh Junction railway station, Ahmedabad Junction railway station, Phulera Junction railway station. In the 1990s, the Delhi–Jaipur line and Jaipur–Ahmedabad line were converted to broad gauge (BG). Then the station had a parallel BG – MG lines coming from north from Phulera Junction railway station, and after the station the MG line to Chittaurgarh crossed over to the Southeast side while the BG continued Southwest to Beawar railway station and Ahmedabad Junction railway station. Finally, somewhere in 2007, the line going toward Ratlam Junction railway station to Chittaurgarh was converted to BG.

Location and layout[edit]

Ajmer Junction (station code: AII) was an important railway junction having five platforms and situated in the heart of the city. It was at an elevation of 464 metres (1,522 ft) and was assigned the code – AII. Other Suburban Station of Ajmer were Khwaja Gareeb Nawaz Madar Junction (MDJN), Daurai (DOZ), and Adarsh Nagar (AHO). It had a railway complex, which included a major workshop.[1]

Branchings[edit]

It had four branchings of broad-gauge lines to Beawar in south-west, Chittorgarh Junction in South, Phulera Junction in North and Pushkar Terminus in West.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajmer – Transportation". Ajmer. Archived from the original on 11 May 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Rajasthan finds favour in railway budget". The Hindu. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2014.

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