Cuttack Junction railway station

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Cuttack Junction
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Cuttack junction railway station
LocationCuttack, Odisha
India
Coordinates20°27′56″N 85°54′06″E / 20.4656°N 85.9016°E / 20.4656; 85.9016Coordinates: 20°27′56″N 85°54′06″E / 20.4656°N 85.9016°E / 20.4656; 85.9016
Elevation36 m (118 ft)
Line(s)Kharagpur–Puri line,
Cuttack–Paradip line,
Cuttack–Sambalpur line
Platforms8
TracksBroad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codeCTC
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Khurda Road
History
Opened1896
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Cuttack Junction is located in Odisha
Cuttack Junction
Cuttack Junction
Location in Odisha
Cuttack Junction is located in India
Cuttack Junction
Cuttack Junction
Location in India

Cuttack railway station was a railway junction and served Cuttack in the Indian state of Odisha.

History[edit]

During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of East Coast State Railway was built and opened to traffic. It necessitated construction of some of the largest bridges across rivers like Brahmani, Kathajodi, Kuakhai, Mahanadi (Longest river of odisha) and Birupa. Cuttack station was connected to the Indian railway network in 1899.

Railway Organisation[edit]

The Cuttack station was operating under Khurda road Division of East Coast Railway.

Cuttack railway station was amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 2012-12-30.

Cuttack travel guide from Wikivoyage

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