Sopore railway station

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Sopore railway station
Indian Railway Station
LocationSopore, Jammu and Kashmir
India
Coordinates34°15′29″N 74°27′04″E / 34.2580°N 74.4512°E / 34.2580; 74.4512Coordinates: 34°15′29″N 74°27′04″E / 34.2580°N 74.4512°E / 34.2580; 74.4512
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Jammu–Baramulla line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusActive
Station codeSXZM
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Kashmir
History
Opened2008
ElectrifiedNo
Jammu–Baramulla line
338
330
323
315
307
292
Srinagar–Kargil–Leh line (planned)
281
275
Jhelum Bridge
269
259
252
245
to Pahalgam (planned)
238
231
226
218
(11 kilometres (6.8 mi))
208
Charil
Repora
Laole
Kohli
(7 kilometres (4.3 mi))
Bakkal
Salal
78
53
44
Ramnagar
Tawi Bridge
22
14
10
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Sopore railway station, also known as Amargrah railway station, lies on Northern Railway Network Zone of Indian Railways.[1]

Location[edit]

The station is located at Amargrah about 2 km from Sopore town towards south on Srinagar-Sopore highway.[2]

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 railway network.

Design[edit]

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

Reduced Level[edit]

The station is situated on R.L. of 1589 m above mean sea level.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amargrah railway station from greater kashmir". Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Location of Sopore railway station". Retrieved 1 November 2014.