Muzaffarpur Junction railway station
|Indian Railways station|
|Location||Muzaffarpur, Muzaffarpur district, Bihar|
|Elevation||57 metres (187 ft)|
|Owned by||East Central Railway zone|
|Operated by||Indian Railways|
|Line(s)||Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar lines|
Muzaffarpur–Gorakhpur line (via Hajipur, Raxaul and Sitamarhi)
Muzaffarpur–Gorakhpur main line
|Platforms||7(2 more platforms are being constructed)|
|Connections||City bus, auto rickshaw, ferry, taxi, cab service|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||East Central Railway zone|
|Electrified||201025 kV AC 50 Hz,|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway|
|3,07,075 per day|
Muzaffarpur Junction railway station, station code MFP, was an A1 category railway station in the Sonpur division of East Central Railway. Muzaffarpur Junction was selected in station re-development plan with airport facilities & will be by Railway Infrastructure Development authority. Muzaffarpur Junction was located in Muzaffarpur city, the headquarters of Muzaffarpur district in the Indian state of Bihar.
In February 2012, the Indian Railways had planned to set up a railway station Development Corporation (RSDC) that would worked on improving the major railway stations, including Muzaffarpur Junction, by building and improving passenger amenities. Under the development scheme, major development works were going on Muzaffarpur Junction. Separate air conditioned waiting lounge, free WiFi facility, IRCTC food court and many facilities were going to be available on Muzaffarpur Junction at the end of 2018. To enhanced the security of this station, a metal detector and baggage handling system will be installed soon.
Muzaffarpur was amongst the top hundred booking stations of the Indian Railway.
The platforms were interconnected with two foot overbridges (one more proposed from Maripur end side). Platforms no. 5,6 and 7 were mainly for Hajipur, Sitamarhi, Narkatiaganj and Raxaul-bound passenger trains and some low-priority trains in the direction. Platforms no. 1, 2, 3, and 4 caterred to most of the trains passing through the junction; platforms no. 1, 2, 3 and 4 were the most important. Two more platforms were under construction.
Sonpur was the divisional headquarters, and all the trains passing through this route had stoppages here. Several electrified local passenger trains and expressed trains ran from Muzaffarpur to neighbouring destinations. The following was a list of all the trains passing from Muzaffarpur Junction (as of 10 May 2012). The Muzaffarpur Junction was well connected to most of the major cities in India by the railway network and served the city with numerous trains such as Sapt Kranti Express, Garib Rath Express etc. ISO 9001:2008 certified train Vaishali Express crossed the station daily in both directions and ISO 9001:2008 certified train Dibrugarh–New Delhi Rajdhani Express crossed the junction. Champaran Humsafar Express from Katihar to Delhi was running twice a week from 10 April 2018.
- "सपना साकार, अब फर्राटे भरेगी विद्युत ट्रेन". Retrieved 3 July 2018.
- "Official Website of Sonpur Division of East Central Railway". Government of India. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- "Railways to set up body to develop stations". The Times of India. 11 February 2012. Archived from the original on 9 December 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
- "Work on doubling Sonepur–Chapra rail track begins". The Times of India. 11 June 2002. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- "गुड न्यूज! कटिहार से दिल्ली तक वाया सहरसा चलेगी ये ट्रेन, ...जानिए". Live Bihar News | लाइव बिहार न्यूज़ (in Hindi). 24 March 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
Muzaffarpur travel guide from Wikivoyage
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|Preceding station||Indian Railways||Following station|
|East Central Railway zone||
|Terminus||East Central Railway zone||
|Terminus||East Central Railway zone||