Udhampur railway station

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Udhampur
Express train and Passenger train station
Udhampur railway station.jpg
LocationRailway Rd, Bharat Nagar, Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir182101
India
Coordinates32°55′35″N 75°09′13″E / 32.9263°N 75.1537°E / 32.9263; 75.1537Coordinates: 32°55′35″N 75°09′13″E / 32.9263°N 75.1537°E / 32.9263; 75.1537
Elevation660.054 metres (2,165.53 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railway zone
Line(s)Jammu–Baramulla line
Platforms3
Tracks5
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access
Other information
StatusOperational
Station codeUHP
Zone(s) Northern Railway zone
Division(s) Firozpur
History
Opened2005; 15 years ago (2005)
Electrified25 kV AC, 50 Hz OHLE
Location
Udhampur railway station is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Udhampur railway station
Udhampur railway station
Location in Jammu and Kashmir
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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Udhampur railway station is situated in municipal committee of Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir, India.[1] The average elevation of the station is 660.054 metres (2,165.53 ft) above mean sea level. The rail distance between UHP and JAT is 53 km (33 mi).

History[edit]

The Uttar Sampark Kranti Express train from New Delhi was the first train to run on this link in 2005. Commuter unreserved passenger trains (DMU) linking Jammu and Udhampur (and Pathankot) also run on a daily basis and are quite popular.

The rail link to Katra was inaugurated and opened in 2014. Jammu mail and Uttar Sampark Kranti Express have been extended to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station wef September 2015. The KatraBanihal section is expected to be completed by 2018. Once finished, many more trains from different parts of the country are expected to pass via this station. As of now, 39 trains halt at udhampur en route to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station from major cities in India and vice versa, whereas 9 trains (including DMUs and 2 unreserved passenger trains) originate from here.

Platforms[edit]

There are a total of 3 platforms and 5 tracks. The platforms are connected by Foot Over Bridge. These platforms are built to accumulate 24 coaches express train. The platforms are equipped with modern facility like display board of arrival and departure of trains.

Udhampur railway station has a separate platform for receiving and unloading freight (goods) trains.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance & Ticket Counter
P1 FOB, Side platform, No-1 doors will open on the left/right
Track 1
Track 2
FOB, Island platform, No- 2 doors will open on the left/right
Island platform, No- 3 doors will open on the left/right
Track 3
Track 4 For fright trains
Track 5 For fright trains

Trains[edit]

Some important train that origins/terminates :

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Northern Railway zone