|Owned by Indian Railways|
Station code SVJR
Owner Indian Railways
|Line(s) Pune Suburban Railway|
Elevation 550 m
Platforms in use 2
|Location Shivajinagar Station, Pune.
Address Narveer Tanaji Wadi, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411005
Similar Kanhe railway station, Panshet Dam, Varasgaon Dam, Sinhagad, Khadki railway station
Shivajinagar Railway Station is a station with two platforms. This is a major halt for suburban trains of Pune. The station is also halt for trains from Mumbai to Pune Junction. This Station is important because this is the nearest railway station to Pune's Session Court and many important building like the College of Engineering, PMC building etc. Trains which halt on this station generally halt for 2 to 3 minutes. The Old Pune–Mumbai Highway runs behind the station. This Station is just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away from Pune Railway Station.
Train to Navi Mumbai
A train service is proposed from this station to Kurla's Lokmanya Tilak Terminus via Navi Mumbai. This train will halt at Lonavla, Karjat, Panvel, Vashi and Belapur stations. The current link from Navi Mumbai is Pragati Express which is run on trial bases between the two cities.
There are two trains which origin from Shivajinagar for Lonavla and two trains from Lonavla terminate at Shivajinagar. There are 15 trains which operate between Pune Junction - Lonavla - Pune Junction section and three between Pune Junction - Talegaon Dabhade - Pune Junction section. These trains have their halt at this station.
A new platform is proposed to be constructed at shivajinagar station for trains originating and terminating here. This will accommodate the local trains originating and terminating over here. This platform will be constructed near platform no. 1. There are also plans to start long distance trains from here. Plans are there to construct three multistory buildings dedicated parking lots for vehicles, waiting rooms and commercial outlets at this station. One track will be increased for termination of long distance trains. Land acquisition will be done on Patil Estate side. This station along with four other Chandigarh in Chandigarh, Bijwasan and Anand Vihar Terminal in Delhi and Habibganj in Bhopal are under development for world class standard stations.