Nasik Road railway station

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Nasik Road
Indian Railways station
Nasik Road railway station - Main Entrance.jpg
LocationNasik-Pune Road, Nashik, Maharashtra, PIN 422101
India
Coordinates19°56′50″N 73°50′32″E / 19.9472°N 73.8421°E / 19.9472; 73.8421
Elevation560.610 metres (1,839.27 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byCentral Railway
Line(s)Bhusawal–Kalyan section
Howrah–Nagpur–Mumbai line
Howrah–Allahabad–Mumbai line
New Delhi–Bhopal–Mumbai line
Pune–Nasik Road line
Platforms4
Tracks7
ConnectionsTaxi, Rickshaw, Citybus
Construction
Structure typeStandard, on ground
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable (HEXI)
Other information
Station codeNK
Zone(s) CR
Division(s) Bhusawal
History
Opened1866[citation needed]
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesGreat Indian Peninsula Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
toward ?
Central Railway zone
toward ?
Location
Nasik Road is located in Maharashtra
Nasik Road
Nasik Road
Location in Maharashtra
Nasik Road is located in India
Nasik Road
Nasik Road
Location in India

Nasik Road railway station served Nashik city, Nashik Road and surrounding areas in Nashik district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was main railway station of Nashik. It was one of the busiest railway station in India. It was located on Mumbai–Delhi, Mumbai–Kolkata main line. It was A1 category railway station. It came under Bhusawal Division of Central Railway. Nearly 300 trains had stopped at this railway station. Approximately 2,00,000 people travel daily from this railway station. It was one of the cleanest railway station in India.

History[edit]

The first train in India travelled from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853. By May 1854, Great Indian Peninsula Railway's Mumbai–Thane line was extended to Kalyan. Bhusawal was set up in 1860, but the service started in the mid-1860s. The line was extended to Khandwa in 1866 and to Nagpur in 1867.[1][2]

Electrification[edit]

The railways in the Igatpuri–Manmad section were electrified in 1967–69.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Amenities at Nasik Road railway station included: tourist information centre, computerized reservation office, waiting room, retiring room, light refreshments, book stall, lifted and escalator.[4]

Nasik Road railway station was located at a distance of 9 km from Nashik city centre. Taxis, auto & city buses were available at the railway station for travel to different parts of the city and outside.

Busy station[edit]

Nasik Road railway station was amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Nasik Road station had been awarded as 6th cleanest railway station in A1/A category in India by Indian Railway (2016 survey). It was only railway station in Maharashtra to rank at top 10 position.

Gallery[edit]

Trains that halt here[edit]

  1. Panchvati Express
  2. Hazur Sahib Nanded–Mumbai CST Rajya Rani Express
  3. Sewagram Express
  4. Godavari Superfast Express
  5. Vidarbha Express
  6. Devagiri Express
  7. Tapovan Express
  8. New Jalpaiguri−Amritsar Karmabhoomi Express
  9. Gitanjali Express
  10. Howrah Mumbai Mail
  11. Pushpak Express
  12. Punjab Mail
  13. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus–Darbhanga Pawan Express
  14. Udyognagri Express
  15. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus–Kamakhya AC Express
  16. Godaan Express
  17. Jan Shatabdi Express
  18. Rajendra Nagar–Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Janta Express
  19. Kamayani Express
  20. Mahanagari Express
  21. Nandigram Express
  22. Guwahati–Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express
  23. Saket Express
  24. Nizamabad–Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express
  25. Ranchi–Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express
  26. Visakhapatnam–Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express
  27. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus–Patliputra Express
  28. Kushinagar Express
  29. Gorakhpur Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Superfast Express
  30. Mangala Lakshadweep Express
  31. Vasco–Patna Express
  32. Pune–Bhusawal Express via Panvel
  33. Howrah Super Deluxe Express
  34. Mumbai–Hazrat Nizamuddin Bi-Weekly Rajdhani Express (via Bhopal)
  35. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus–Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Express
  36. Devlali–Bhusaval Passenger
  37. Mumbai–Bhusaval Passenger
  38. Igatpuri–Manmad Passenger

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early Days – I : Chronology of railways in India, Part 2 (1832–1865)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Historical Milestones". Central Railway. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Nasik Railway Station". makemytrip. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  5. ^ "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 26 March 2013.

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