Faridkot railway station

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Faridkot
Indian Railway
Faridkot railway station (Cropped).jpg
LocationStation Rd, Faridkot, Punjab
India
Coordinates30°40′57″N 74°45′44″E / 30.68263°N 74.76221°E / 30.68263; 74.76221Coordinates: 30°40′57″N 74°45′44″E / 30.68263°N 74.76221°E / 30.68263; 74.76221
Elevation204 metres (669 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Firozpur-Bathinda line
Platforms3
Tracks5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeFDK
Division(s) Firozpur
Location
Faridkot railway station is located in Punjab
Faridkot railway station
Faridkot railway station
Location in Punjab

Faridkot (station code: FDK) was a railway station located in Faridkot district in the Indian state of Punjab and served Faridkot city. Faridkot station fell under Firozpur railway division of Northern Railway zone of Indian Railways.[1]

The railway station[edit]

Faridkot railway station was at an elevation of 204 metres (669 ft) and was assigned the code – FDK.[2] The station was located on the single track, 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge Bhatinda–Firozpur railway line. It was well connected to a number of major cities.[3][4][5]

Electrification[edit]

The electrification of the single track, 87 km Bhatinda–Firozpur railway sector was sanctioned at a cost of Rs 223.93 crore in September, 2018. The completion of electrification was expected by March 2022[6]

Amenities[edit]

Faridkot railway station had computerized reservation counters, and all basic amenities.[1][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Passenger amenities details of Faridkot railway station". Rail Drishti. Retrieved 24 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Faridkot railway station". India Rail Info. Retrieved 24 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "How to reach Faridkot". Faridkot district official website. Retrieved 24 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Faridkot Train Station". Cleartrip. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Trains passing FARIDKOT (FDK) Station". NDTV. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Under-utilised, no plan of doubling Bathinda–Ferozepur rail link". The Tribune India. Retrieved 24 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Faridkot Railway Station Trains Schedule and Station information". goibibo. Retrieved 24 August 2020.

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