Mandi Gobindgarh railway station

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Mandi Gobindgarh
Indian Railways station
LocationMandi Gobindgarh, Punjab
India
Coordinates30°40′10″N 76°17′51″E / 30.6695°N 76.2974°E / 30.6695; 76.2974Coordinates: 30°40′10″N 76°17′51″E / 30.6695°N 76.2974°E / 30.6695; 76.2974
Elevation268 metres (879 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Ambala–Attari line
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeGVG
Division(s) Ambala
History
Opened1870
Electrified1995–96
Location
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station is located in Punjab
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station
Mandi Gobindgarh railway station
Location in Punjab

Mandi Gobindgarh railway station was located in Fatehgarh Sahib district in the Indian state of Punjab and served the steel town of Mandi Gobindgarh .

The railway station[edit]

Mandi Gobindgarh railway station was at an elevation of 268 metres (879 ft) and was assigned the code – GVG.[1]

History[edit]

The Sind, Punjab and Delhi railway completed the 483 km (300 mi)-long Amritsar–Ambala–Saharanpur–Ghaziabad line in 1870 connecting Multan (now in Pakistan) with Delhi.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Shahbad Markanda-Mandi Gobindgarh sector was electrified in 1995–96.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrivals at Mandi Gobindgarh". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "IR History: Early Days II (1870–1899)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

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