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Baramulla railway station

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Elevation  1582.79 m
Operated by  Northern Railways
Parking  Yes
Owned by  Indian Railways
Line(s)  Kashmir Railway
Opened  2008
Location  Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir  India
Address  Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir 193103
Similar  Banihal railway station, Pattan railway station, Sopore railway station, Budgam railway station, Kakapora railway station

Baramulla railway station is situated in notified area of Baramulla. It is the first station of 130 km long railway line which connects Kashmir Valley with Banihal.

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History

The station has been built as part of the Kashmir Railway megaproject, aiming to link the Kashmir Valley with the rest of the Indian railway network. The Leg 2 section of this network is incomplete. It is expected to be completed by 2017.

Reduced Level

The station is situated at an elevation of 1582.79 metres above mean sea level.

Design

Like every other station in this mega project, this station also features Kashmiri wood architecture, with an intended ambience of a royal court which is designed to complement the local surroundings to the station. Station signage is predominantly in Urdu, English and Hindi.

References

Baramulla railway station Wikipedia


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