Mukerian railway station

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Mukerian Railway station
Indian Railways station
Mukerian railway station 2.jpg
Location in Punjab
LocationKishan pura Mukerian city
India
Coordinates31°56′29″N 75°36′44″E / 31.9413°N 75.6123°E / 31.9413; 75.6123Coordinates: 31°56′29″N 75°36′44″E / 31.9413°N 75.6123°E / 31.9413; 75.6123
Elevation257 metres (843 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Jalandhar–Jammu line
Platforms3
TracksBroad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMEX
Division(s) Firozpur
History
Opened1915
Rebuiltafter Indo-Pakistani war of 1965
Electrified2014
Location
Mukerian Railway station is located in Punjab
Mukerian Railway station
Mukerian Railway station
Location within Punjab
Mukerian Railway station is located in India
Mukerian Railway station
Mukerian Railway station
Mukerian Railway station (India)

Mukerian railway station was located in Hoshiarpur district in the Indian state of Punjab and served Mukerian .

The railway station[edit]

Mukerian railway station was at an elevation of 257 metres (843 ft) and was assigned the code – MEX.[1]

History[edit]

The line from Jalandhar City to Mukerian city was constructed in 1915.[2] The MukerianPathankot line was built in 1952.[3] The construction of the Pathankot–Jammu Tawi line was initiated in 1965, after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, and opened in 1971.[4]

Electrification[edit]

Electrification work of the Jalandhar–Jammu line was on. As of 2010–11 around 100 km had been electrified.[5] As of 2013, electrification was expected to be completed in about a year.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mukeria". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Hoshiarpur – Punjab District Gazetteers". Chapter VII Communications – Railways. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Train tales from bygone era". The Tribune, 20 April 2002. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  4. ^ "IR History: Part V (1970–1995)". IRFCA. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Railway Electrification". Railway Electrification Directorate, Indian Railways. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Electrification of Jammu Pathankot track likely to take another year". Early Time Plus. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.

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