Palampur Himachal railway station

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Palampur Himachal railway station

पालमपुर हिमाचल रेलवे स्टेशन
Indian Railway Station
LocationMaranda, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
India
Coordinates32°04′53″N 76°30′57″E / 32.0814°N 76.5158°E / 32.0814; 76.5158Coordinates: 32°04′53″N 76°30′57″E / 32.0814°N 76.5158°E / 32.0814; 76.5158
Elevation1,119 metres (3,671 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway
Line(s)Kangra Valley Railway
Platforms1
Tracks2 (Narrow Gauge)
ConnectionsAuto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codePLMX
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Firozpur railway division
History
Opened1929
ElectrifiedNo
Traffic
Passengers200 to 250 passengers per day
Location
Palampur Himachal railway station is located in Himachal Pradesh
Palampur Himachal railway station
Palampur Himachal railway station
Location within Himachal Pradesh
Palampur Himachal railway station is located in India
Palampur Himachal railway station
Palampur Himachal railway station
Palampur Himachal railway station (India)

Palampur Himachal railway station is a small railway station in Kangra district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The station lies on UNESCO World Heritage Site Kangra Valley Railway. Palampur Himachal railway station is located at an altitude of 1,119 metres (3,671 ft) above mean sea level. It was allotted the railway code of PLMX under the jurisdiction of Firozpur railway division. The 610 mm (2 ft) wide narrow gauge was opened for traffic in 1929.[1] In 1929 the line was regauged to 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) wide narrow gauge.[2][3]

Trains[edit]

  • 52464/52463 Baijnath Pathankot Kangra Valley Rail Passenger
  • 52468/52467 Baijnath Pathankot Kangra Valley Rail Passenger
  • 52466/52465 Baijnath Pathankot Kangra Valley Rail Passenger
  • 52470/52469 Joginder Nagar - Pathankot Kangra Valley Rail Passenger
  • 52472/52471 Joginder Nagar - Pathankot Kangra Valley Passenger
  • 52474/52473 Joginder Nagar - Pathankot Kangra Valley Passenger

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Engineer" journal article, circa 1915, reprinted in Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review, no. 75, July 2008
  2. ^ "PLMX/Palampur Himachal". India Rail Info.
  3. ^ http://indiarailinfo.com/departures/6337