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Surendranagar Junction railway station

Elevation  72 m (236 ft)
Tracks  6
Operator  Western Railway zone
Operated by  Western Railway
Opened  1905
Platforms in use  4
Surendranagar Junction railway station
Location  Surendranagar, Gujarat  India
Line(s)  Viramgam-Okha line Surendra Nagar-Dharangadhra section Surendranagar-Bhavnagar line
Structure type  Standard (on ground station)
Similar  Hapa railway station, Rajkot Junction railway st, Okha railway station, Nadiad Junction railway st, Somnath railway station

The Surendranagar railway station belongs to Western Railway of Rajkot Division. It is located in Surendranagar district of Gujarat State.

History

Sir Lakhdhiraji Waghji, who ruled from 1922 until 1948. Sir Waghji acted as a ruler, manager, patron and policeman of the state with great authority. Sir Waghji, like other contemporary rulers of Saurashtra, built roads and a railway network (of seventy miles), connecting Wadhwan and Morbi. Surendranagar-Rajkot section was laid in 1905. Gauge conversion of Viramgam-Hapa section via Surendranagar, Wankaner was completed by 1980. Morvi State Railway was merged into the Western Railway on 5 November 1951.

Passenger amenities

About 35 passenger trains arrive at this station daily. There were trains Mumbai, Delhi, Visakhapatnam, Secunderabad, Nagpur, Howrah, Kamakhya, Rajkot, Gandhidham, Wankaner etc.,

References

Surendranagar Junction railway station Wikipedia


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