Bijbehara railway station

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Bijbehara
Indian Railway Station
LocationBijbehara, Jammu and Kashmir
Coordinates33°47′22″N 75°04′32″E / 33.7895°N 75.0756°E / 33.7895; 75.0756
Elevation1599.536 m
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Northern railway
Platforms2
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeBJBA [1]
Fare zoneNorthern railway
History
Opened2008[citation needed]
Location
Bijbehara is located in India
Bijbehara
Bijbehara
Location within India
Bijbehara is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Bijbehara
Bijbehara
Bijbehara (Jammu and Kashmir)

Bijbehara railway station is a railway station on the Northern railway network in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir. It is the twelfth station on the railway line about 93 km from Baramulla railway station. It is 3 km away from the main town.

History[edit]

The station has been built as part of the Jammu–Baramulla line megaproject, intending to link the Kashmir Valley with Jammu Tawi and the rest of the Indian rail network.

Location[edit]

The station is located near Hassanpora in Anantnag district.[2]

Reduced Level[edit]

The station is situated at an elevation (RL) of 1594 m above mean sea level.[1]

Division[edit]

The railway station lies in the Firozpur Cantonment division of Northern Railways.[1]

Design[edit]

The station features Kashmiri wood architecture, with an intended ambiance of a royal court which is designed to complement the local surroundings to the station. Station signage is predominantly in Urdu and English and Hindi.[note 1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See Srinagar railway station and Jammu–Baramulla line for the design of all railway stations of Jammu–Baramulla line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Departures from BJBA/Bijbiara". India Rail Info. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Bijbehara Railway station near Hassanpora". Wikimapia. Retrieved 29 October 2014.[unreliable source?]