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Laksar Junction
Indian Railways station
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General information
LocationMain Bazar NH-334A, Laksar, Uttarakhand
 India
Coordinates29°45′10″N 78°01′10″E / 29.7528°N 78.0195°E / 29.7528; 78.0195Coordinates: 29°45′10″N 78°01′10″E / 29.7528°N 78.0195°E / 29.7528; 78.0195
Elevation287 metres (942 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorthern Railways
Line(s)Laksar–Dehradun line
Moradabad–Ambala line
Platforms6
Tracks11
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeLRJ
Fare zoneNorthern Railway zone, Moradabad Division
History
Opened1866
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Laksar Junction is located in Uttarakhand
Laksar Junction
Laksar Junction
Location within Uttarakhand
Laksar Junction is located in India
Laksar Junction
Laksar Junction
Laksar Junction (India)

Laksar Junction railway station is a railway station located in Laksar, a small city in Haridwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.[1]

Laksar Junction railway station (code LRJ) is a major railway station in Uttarakhand, the largest railway junction in the state. It opened in 1866 when the Awadh-Rohilkhand line was extended to Saharanpur.

The station serves Laksar city and environs. Laksar Junction is an A Category station under the Moradabad Division of the Northern Railway. It is one of the busiest stations in Uttarakhand in terms of frequency and the second largest in number of platforms. This station has 6 platforms serving Mail/Express, Superfast Express, Garib Rath Express, Antyodaya Express and local trains passing.

The station has direct connectivity with major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Meerut, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Agra, Guwahati, Surat, Prayagraj, Patna, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Darbhanga, Kamakhya, Kota, Jammu, Aligarh, Mathura, Ayodhya, Ramnagar, Kathgodam, Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishikesh. Nearly 90 trains stop at Laksar Junction on a daily, weekly or bi-weekly basis.[clarification needed]

Laksar Junction railway station is located at the junction point of Dehradun, Saharanpur and Moradabad. It is an interchange station for the trains coming from Saharanpur, Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh, including several trains such as Kanpur Central-Jammu Tawi Superfast Express, Kamakhya-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express, Maur Dhawaj Express and Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express.

References

  1. ^ "Laksar Jn Railway Station (LRJ) : Station Code, Time Table, Map, Enquiry". www.ndtv.com. Retrieved 21 June 2021.