Ghaziabad Railway StationGhaziabad houses one of the most prominent railway stations in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The Ghaziabad railway station is located in the vicinity of Daulatpura of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Ghaziabad railway station operates as an important railway junction that witnesses hundreds of trains to shift locomotives, pass through, halt and to start their journey.
As a matter of fact, the Ghaziabad railway station serves as a halting point to more than 100 long-haul trains which include various super fast express trains and passenger trains. The Ghaziabad railway station is located on the Kanpur-Delhi section (railroad line linking Kanpur Central and Delhi) of Howrah-Delhi main line (railroad line linking Delhi and Kolkata passing over northern India) and Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line (railroad line linking Howrah and Delhi passes over the Indo-Gangetic Plain and a relatively modest extend of the railway line crossing over the Chota Nagpur Plateau in eastern India).
History of Ghaziabad Railway StationTo begin with, the Ghaziabad railway station was established during the year 1865 and passing through trains started their journey on the East Indian Railway's railroad line linking Delhi and Kolkata getting across northern India (1,532 km of railway line). The railroad line linking Meerut and Delhi was built during the year 1864. The railroad line linking Ghaziabad-Moradabad was established during the year 1900 by the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway, which was constituted with the support of the Indian Branch Railway Company (IBRC) and the government assurance.
The Sind, Punjab and Delhi Railway, shortly referred as SPDR which was constituted from the Sind railway system, the Punjab railway system and the Indus Flotilla, accomplished the 483 kilometers long Amritsar–Ambala–Saharanpur–Ghaziabad railway line during the year 1870 linking Multan (now in Multan District, of Punjab Province, Pakistan) with Delhi. The Ghaziabad-Nizamuddin-New Delhi-Delhi railway sector and the Tundla-Aligarh-Ghaziabad railway sector were wired during 1975 and 1976 respectively. Furthermore, as a part of the extensive project of electrification, the 140 kilometers long Ghaziabad-Moradabad railway line was wired during 2010-11. The 254 kilometers long Khurja-Meerut-Saharanpur railway line, including Ghaziabad-Meerut railway link was taken up for the operation of electrification during the year 2010.
Local Electric Trains from Ghaziabad Railway StationLocal electric trains from the Ghaziabad railway station are frequently operated connecting railway stations located in the National Capital Region (NCR).
Distance Chart from Ghaziabad Railway station
- Ghaziabad railway station to New Delhi railway station (station code NDLS): 27.5 km
- Ghaziabad railway station to Old Delhi railway station (station code DLI): 25.1 km
- Ghaziabad railway station to Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station (station code NZM): 28.9 km
- Ghaziabad railway station to Anand Vihar railway station (station code ANVT): 18 km
Ghaziabad Railway Station Facilities and AmenitiesBeing an important railway station, the Ghaziabad railway station offers a long list of facilities and amenities for passengers which include
- Waiting area/lounge
- Water coolers
- Eating joints and refreshment rooms
- Reservation office (fully computerized)
- Phone facilities
- Parking space
Quick Facts - Ghaziabad Railway StationStation code of Ghaziabad railway station: GZB
Operator: Northern Railway
Number of Platforms: 06
Year of Establishment: 1865-66
Year of Electrification: 1971-72
Station Road, Daulatpura, Ghaizabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Kanpur-Delhi section
- Delhi-Meerut-Saharanpur line
- Delhi-Moradabad line
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