Kotkapura Junction railway station

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Kotkapura Junction
Indian Railway
LocationSH 16, Kotkapura, Faridkot, Punjab
India
Coordinates30°34′47″N 74°49′03″E / 30.57979°N 74.81741°E / 30.57979; 74.81741Coordinates: 30°34′47″N 74°49′03″E / 30.57979°N 74.81741°E / 30.57979; 74.81741
Elevation209 metres (686 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Bathinda–Firozpur line
Fazilka–Kotkapura line
Platforms3
Tracks5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeKKP
Division(s) Firozpur

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

The railway station[edit]

Kotkapura railway station was at an elevation of 209 metres (686 ft) and was assigned the code – KKP.[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 BG Kotkapura–Fazilka line was in the pipeline.[6] 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[7]

Amenities[edit]

Kotkapura railway station had 4 booking windows, and all basic amenities including an ATM.There were two foot overbridges connecting station with roads across railway tracked.[1][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Passenger amenities details of Kotkapura railway station". Rail Drishti. Retrieved 31 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Kotkapura railway station". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 31 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Kotkapura railway station". Total Train Info. Retrieved 31 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Kotkapura Train Station". Cleartrip. Retrieved 31 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Trains passing Kotkapura Station". NDTV. Retrieved 31 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Electrification of rly tracks in the pipeline". The Tribune India. Retrieved 31 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Under-utilised, no plan of doubling Bathinda–Ferozepur rail link". The Tribune India. Retrieved 31 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Kotkapura Railway Station Trains Schedule and Station information". goibibo. Retrieved 31 August 2020.

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