|Indian Railways junction station|
|Location||Dhodar Ali, Mariani, Jorhat, Assam|
|Elevation||117 metres (384 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Northeast Frontier Railway|
Furkating–Jorhat–Mariani branch line
|Structure type||Standard broad gauge|
|Zone(s)||Northeast Frontier Railway zone|
|Rebuilt||Yes (MG Station to BG Station)|
Location in Assam
Location in India
Mariani Junction railway station is the major railway junction of Jorhat district in the Indian state of Assam on the Lumding–Dibrugarh section. It serves Jorhat city, Mariani and its surrounding area as well. The railway station is located at a distance of 18 km from Jorhat city.
Mariani junction has three platforms, two double-bedded retiring rooms, computerized railway reservation system, parking facilities, vegetarian food stalls and free high speed Google RailWire WiFi.
NFR's upcoming 2nd Fully-fledged State of Art Dedicated EMD Locomotive Shed. With an aim to further upgrade the maintenance of diesel locomotives in the North Eastern region and to ease the pressure faced by the New Guwahati Diesel Locomotive Shed, the Indian Railways is now coming up with two more such sheds in Assam, which will be located at Mariani. A diesel locomotive shed is being constructed after being removed out of Railway Quarters and used to handle 50 EMD WDP4Ds & WDG4Ds Dual Cab locomotives, which have a range of 4,500 horsepower. There will be around 500 personnel, including engineers and artisans, in both the upcoming sheds. Afterwards, Tinsukia Division will have its own locomotive shed, as presently it has trip sheds. After that, Northeast Frontier Railway will get its 4th locomotive shed, the 2nd Locomotive Shed in Assam after the New Guwahati Shed, to ease pressure on Malda Town Locomotive Shed, Siliguri Locomotive Shed & New Guwahati Locomotive Shed. Expected Completion & Commission: March 2018.
Many important trains like Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, Brahmaputra Mail, Kamrup Express, Dibrugarh–Tambaram Express, New Tinsukia–Bengaluru Weekly Express etc. pass through Mariani Junction and connect it with major cities of the country.