Jaynagar
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Jaynagar Railway station
General information
LocationJainagar, Madhubani district, Bihar 847226
India
Coordinates26°35′23″N 86°08′07″E / 26.5896°N 86.1354°E / 26.5896; 86.1354Coordinates: 26°35′23″N 86°08′07″E / 26.5896°N 86.1354°E / 26.5896; 86.1354
Elevation73 metres (240 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEast Central Railway
Line(s)Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar lines
Platforms5
Tracks6
ConnectionsAuto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeJYG
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Samastipur
History
Opened1902
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Jaynagar is located in Bihar
Jaynagar
Jaynagar
Location in Bihar
Jaynagar is located in India
Jaynagar
Jaynagar
Location in India

Jaynagar railway station is a main terminal railway station in Madhubani district, Bihar. Its code is JYG. It serves Jainagar and the surrounding areas. The station consists of 5 platforms.[1][2][3]

History

The Jayanagar–Janakpur–Bijalpura line a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow-gauge railway was introduced during the Rana period. The Jayanagar–Janakpur–Bijalpura line was under conversion to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) with an extension to Bardibas. It is expected to be complete by December 2019. This was Nepal's last surviving railway. Now again the train starts in 2022 4th April

Sections

The Jaynagar railway station is splitting into two sections. One section is seving the Indian Railways while the new section has been built for the Nepal Railways. Daily two DEMU trains ply on the route.

Major trains

Nearest airport

The nearest airports are Darbhanga Airport at Darbhanga, Bagdogra Airport at Siliguri, Gaya Airport at Gaya, Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport at Patna and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport at Calcutta.

See also

References

  1. ^ Dharna for Bihar train - Mithilanchal link snapped, poor bus service adds to commuter woes
  2. ^ Seven pairs of special trains for Jasidih
  3. ^ 650 crore ambitious project of the Government of India
  4. ^ "13 COVID-19 Special Departures from Jaynagar ECR/East Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".