Surat railway station

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Surat
Indian Railways station
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LocationSurat, Gujarat
India
Coordinates21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.205140°N 72.840892°E / 21.205140; 72.840892Coordinates: 21°12′19″N 72°50′27″E / 21.205140°N 72.840892°E / 21.205140; 72.840892
Elevation59.220 metres (194.29 ft)
Line(s)New Delhi–Mumbai main line
Surat–Jalgaon line
Ahmedabad–Mumbai main line
Platforms4
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeST
Zone(s) Western Railway
Division(s) Mumbai WR
History
Opened1852; 169 years ago (1852)
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
toward ?
New Delhi–Mumbai main line
toward ?
Location
Surat railway station is located in India
Surat railway station
Surat railway station
Location within India
Surat railway station is located in Gujarat
Surat railway station
Surat railway station
Surat railway station (Gujarat)

Surat Railway Station (Code: ST)[1] was a major railway station serving Surat, beside Gothangam, Kosad, Utran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niyol and Sachin. It was under the administrative control of the Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Surat was A1 – category railway station of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It was on the AhmedabadVadodaraMumbai rail route. The railway station was built in 1860.

Going north, Utran Railway Station was the nearest railhead. Udhna Junction Railway Station was to the south of Surat.

In early 2016, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation rated the facility the best large station in India based on cleanliness.[2] Railway station of Surat was on the first floor from ground.

The nearest international airport was Surat Airport.[3]

Major trains[edit]

Following trains started from Surat railway station:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ST/Surat (4 PFs) Railway Station Map/Atlas WR/Western Zone Indian Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com.
  2. ^ "Surat railway station cleanest: survey". The Hindu. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Ahmedabad Airport". AhmedabadAirport.com. Worldviewer.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012.