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Lingaraj Temple Road railway station

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Elevation  39m
Operated by  East Coast Railway
Parking  No
Owner  Indian Railways
Owned by  Indian Railways
Structure type  Standard on ground
Opened  1896
Platforms in use  2
Lingaraj Temple Road railway station
Location  Ekamra Marg, Palashpalli, Bhubaneswar, Odisha India
Address  भीम टांकी रोड, Kapila Prasad, Pokhariput, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751020
Similar  Patia railway station, Vani Vihar railway station, Mancheswar railway station, Dhenkanal railway station, New Bhubaneswar railway st

Lingaraj Temple Road is halt station located in Bhubaneswar city.

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The railway station

Lingaraj Temple Road railway station is located at an altitude of 39m. It has been allotted the code- LGTR and functions within the jurisdiction of Khurda Road railway division.

History

During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, from Vijayawada to Cuttack was built and opened to traffic, and construction of the Vijayawada-Chennai link in 1899 enabled the through running of trains along the eastern coast of India. Bengal Nagpur Railway was working on both the Howrah-Kharagpur and Kharagpur-Cuttack lines, completed the bridge over the Rupnarayan in 1900 and the Mahanadi in 1901, thus completing the through connection between Chennai and Kolkata.

Electrification

Bhubaneswar Yard and Khurda Road-Bhubaneswar section was electrified in 2001-02. Bhubaneswar-Barang section was electrified in 2002-03.

References

Lingaraj Temple Road railway station Wikipedia


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