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Suravali railway station

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Owned by  Indian Railways
Line(s)  Konkan Railway
Elevation  19 m
Owner  Indian Railways
Operated by  Konkan Railway
Tracks  2
Opened  1997
Platforms in use  2
Location  Madgaon - Betalbatim Road, Suravali, Madgaon, Salcete, South Goa, Goa India
Structure type  Standard (on ground station)
Address  Fatona, Seraulim, Goa 403708
Similar  Majorda Junction railway st, Balli railway station, Pernem railway station, Madure railway station, Loliem railway station


Suravali railway station (its name is mainly spelt as Seraulim locally) is a smaller railway station in Goa.

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Administration

The station falls under the jurisdiction of Konkan Railway. It lies along the Margao to Betalbatim road, at Seraulim village and is under Karwar railway region of Konkan Railway zone, a subsidiary zone of Indian Railways. Suravali uses the four-letter code of SRVX.

Location and structure

It has two platforms. It has a single broad-gauge track, and is considered a "regular" station. There are 14 trains which halt here, but no originating or terminating trains in this rather small station. It is located in the Salcete taluka of Goa.

It is situated 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Goa's Dabolim airport (GOI), and is at a height of 19 metres (62 ft) above sea level.

Other stations

Madgaon (Margao) railway station in South Goa district is the largest Konkan Railway station within Goa, while Thivim railway station in North Goa comes at second place. The former is a gateway to South Goa, Margao, the urban area of Vasco da Gama and also the beaches of South Goa, while the latter is a gateway to Mapusa town, the emigration-oriented sub-district of Bardez and also the North Goa beach belt. The Karmali railway station is closest State capital Panjim or Panaji, which is the administrative capital of Goa.

References

Suravali railway station Wikipedia


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