Satna Junction railway station

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Satna Junction
Indian Railways junction station
Satna junction-cropped 2014-06-29 19-01.JPG
Satna Junction board
LocationSatna, Satna district, Madhya Pradesh
 India
Coordinates24°33′59″N 80°49′43″E / 24.5665°N 80.8285°E / 24.5665; 80.8285
Elevation315.35 metres (1,034.6 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Howrah–Allahabad–Mumbai line
Platforms3
Tracks5
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSTA
Zone(s) West Central Railway
Division(s) Jabalpur
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Satna Junction railway station is located in India
Satna Junction railway station
Satna Junction railway station
Location within India
Satna Junction railway station is located in Madhya Pradesh
Satna Junction railway station
Satna Junction railway station
Satna Junction railway station (Madhya Pradesh)

Satna Junction railway station (station code: STA) was the main railway station in Satna, a major city of Madhya Pradesh, India. It was located about one km from Satna town.[1] The station saw great usage, with more than 200 trains stopping here on a daily basis.[2] Trains serving this station included the Rewa–Anand Vihar Superfast Express, Rewanchal Express, Nagpur–Rewa Superfast Express, Rajkot–Rewa Superfast Express, Bilaspur–Rewa Express, Rewa–Dr. Ambedkar Nagar Express, Bhagmati Express, Sanghamithra Express, Ganga Kaveri Express, Mahanagari Express, Khwaja Garib Nawaz Madar–Kolkata Express, Bhagalpur–Khwaja Garib Nawaz Madar Express, Mahakoshal Express and many more. There were mainly 3 platforms in Satna railway station. Satna railway station was the busiest and most earning station of the Jabalpur (Mahakaushal) region.

Historian Vincent Arthur Smith believed that the site of the station was the capital of the ancient Kosambi state.[3]

Electrification of Satna Junction was completed in 2019. After electrification up to Satna, electric trains between Satna and Katni got diesel on top, i.e. diesel was attached in front of electric locomotives temporarily from Satna to Katni.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Satna Railway Station". india9.com. Retrieved 5 March 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ http://indiarailinfo.com/arrivals/976
  3. ^ Tripathi, Rama Shankar (1989). History of Kanauj: To the Moslem Conquest. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 90. ISBN 81-208-0404-X.

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