Kota Junction railway station

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Kota Junction
Indian Railways junction station
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Kota railway station
LocationBhimganj Mandi, Railway Colony Rd, Railway station area, Kota, Rajasthan
Coordinates25°13′23″N 75°52′52″E / 25.2231°N 75.8810°E / 25.2231; 75.8810Coordinates: 25°13′23″N 75°52′52″E / 25.2231°N 75.8810°E / 25.2231; 75.8810
Elevation256 metres (840 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byKota railway division
Line(s)New Delhi–Mumbai main line, KotaBina, Kota→Chittaurgarh,
Platforms6 ( 1,1A,2,3,3A,4 )
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingYes
Disabled accessDisabled access
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeKOTA
Division(s) Kota
Fare zoneWest Central Railway zone
ElectrifiedYes
Passengers
23000 per day
Location
Kota Junction railway station is located in Rajasthan
Kota Junction railway station
Kota Junction railway station
Location in Rajasthan

Kota Junction railway station was a railway station on the West Central railway network of India which served Kota in Rajasthan. It was the headquarters of Kota railway division of West Central Railway zone.[1]

Background[edit]

Kota was an important station on the New Delhi–Mumbai main line and had direct connectivity with all major cities in the country. More than 170 trains made a halt at the station.[2] Many important trains originated from Kota including Patna–Kota Express, Damoh–Kota Passenger, Indore–Kota Intercity Express and Kota–Sriganganagar Express.[2] Kota city was also served by another railway station called Dakaniya Talav station located in opposite of Rajeev Gandhi Nagar in southern part of the city.[3]

Electrification[edit]

The Kanwalpura–Kota and Gurla–Kota sections were electrified in the financial year of 1987–88 under Western Railways.[4][Noted 1]

Passenger movement[edit]

Kota was amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Before the formation of West Central Railway zone on 1 April 2003, Kota Junction was a part of Western Railways.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ KOTA JN. india rail info
  2. ^ a b "Arrivals at Kota Junction". India Rail Info. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Arrivals at DKNT/Dakaniya Talav". India Rail Info. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  5. ^ "New Railway zones to be functional from April 1". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 31 March 2003.
  6. ^ "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 2 February 2014.

External links[edit]

  • Kota travel guide from Wikivoyage