Ajmer Junction railway station
|Express train and Passenger train station|
|Location||Jaipur Road, Patel Nagar, Topdara, Ajmer, Ajmer district, Rajasthan|
|Elevation||464 metres (1,522 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||North Western Railway zone|
|Line(s)||Jaipur–Ahmedabad line, |
|Tracks||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard on ground|
|Zone(s)||North Western Railway|
|Fare zone||Indian Railways|
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
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.
- Ajmer Junction railway station at the India Rail Info