Jodhpur Junction railway station

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Jodhpur Junction

जोधपुर जंक्शन
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Express train and Passenger train station
Jodhpur Railway Station at Night.jpg
LocationJodhpur, Rajasthan
India
Coordinates26°16′59″N 73°01′21″E / 26.28306°N 73.02250°E / 26.28306; 73.02250Coordinates: 26°16′59″N 73°01′21″E / 26.28306°N 73.02250°E / 26.28306; 73.02250
Elevation241 m (791 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorth Western Railway zone
Line(s)Jodhpur – Jaipur line
Jodhpur–Jaisalmer line
Jodhpur–Luni section
Jodhpur–Bathinda line
Platforms4
Tracks6
ConnectionsTaxi stand, Autorickshaw
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeJU
Zone(s) North Western Railway Zone
Division(s) Jodhpur
Websitehttps://jodhpurstation.in
History
Opened1885; 136 years ago (1885)
ElectrifiedConstruction
Previous namesJodhpur–Bikaner Railway
Passengers
176000/daily
Location
Jodhpur railway station is located in Rajasthan
Jodhpur railway station
Jodhpur railway station
Location in Rajasthan

Jodhpur Junction railway station (station code:- JU) was a major railway station located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. The railway station was under the administrative control of North Western Railway of Indian Railways.

History[edit]

Jodhpur railway station was opened in 1885 under the jurisdiction of New Jodhpur Railway The first train ran from Jodhpur to Luni on 9 March 1885. The New Jodhpur Railway was later combined with Bikaner Railway to form Jodhpur–Bikaner Railway in 1889 A Railway line was completedbetween Jodhpur and Bikaner in 1891, Later in 1900, lt combined with Jodhpur–Hyderabad Railway (some part of this railway was in Pakistan) leading to connection with Hyderabad of Sindh Province Later in 1924 Jodhpur and Bikaner Railways worked as independent Railways. After Independence, a part of Jodhpur Railway went to West Pakistan.(And Mein Point was Jodhpur Railway Station And Workshop 1917 to 1956 Under The ShivNath Ji Bhakrecha And First Men In India And Built 5 Number Osi Coach More Coaches And ShivNath Ji Ared Very Powerful Man.) [1][2][3]

Overview[edit]

Jodhpur Railway Station had 5 platforms and a total of 6 tracks. To decongest the main Jodhpur station (JU), the suburban station Bhagat Ki Kothi railway station (BGKT) was developed as the second main station for passenger trains.

Railway reorganization[edit]

Jodhpur–Bikaner line was merged with the Western Railway on 5 November 1951.[4] Later North Western Railway came into existence on 1 October 2002.[5] Jodhpur was amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.

Suburban stations[edit]

No. Suburban Station Name Distance
(in km)
1 Raikabag Palace Junction 2
2 Bhagat Ki Kothi 3
3 Mahamandir 5
4 Basni 6
5 Jodhpur Cantt 8
6 Mandor 10
7 Banar 14
8 Salawas 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Part - 2 (1870–1900)". IRFCA. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Jodhpur bikaner railway". Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Jodhpur jn Railway Station". Archived from the original on 20 August 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Western railway history".
  5. ^ "North Western railway history". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.

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