Budgam railway station

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Budgam Railway Station
Indian Railway Station
LocationBudgam, Jammu and Kashmir
Coordinates34°02′19″N 74°44′10″E / 34.0387°N 74.7362°E / 34.0387; 74.7362Coordinates: 34°02′19″N 74°44′10″E / 34.0387°N 74.7362°E / 34.0387; 74.7362
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)Northern railway
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeBDGM [1]
Fare zoneNorthern railway
History
Opened2008
ElectrifiedNo

Budgam Railway Station is a station on Northern Railway Network of Indian Railways. This station is the headquarter of Jammu–Baramulla line network. It is located in ompora town of Budgam district nearly 2.5 km from main town Budgam.

Location[edit]

The station is situated in Ompora town of Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir just 9 km from Lal Chowk, the city centre and 2.5 km from district headquarters.

History[edit]

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

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, English and Hindi.

Reduced level[edit]

The RL of the station is 1588 m above mean sea level.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "74622/Baramula-Badgam DEMU". India Rail Info. Retrieved 31 October 2014.