Murkongselek
Indian Railways station
LocationMurkongselek, Jonai, Dhemaji district, Assam
India
Coordinates27°49′45″N 95°13′09″E / 27.8291°N 95.2192°E / 27.8291; 95.2192Coordinates: 27°49′45″N 95°13′09″E / 27.8291°N 95.2192°E / 27.8291; 95.2192
Elevation132 metres (433 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNortheast Frontier Railway
Line(s)Rangiya–Murkongselek section
Platforms3
Tracks5
ConnectionsAuto stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusSingle diesel line
Station codeMZS
Zone(s) Northeast Frontier Railway
Division(s) Rangiya
History
Rebuilt2015
ElectrifiedNo
Location
Murkongselek

Murkongselek
Location in Assam
Murkongselek

Murkongselek
Location in India

Murkongselek railway station(মূৰ্কংচেলেক ৰেলৱে ষ্টেচন) is a main railway station in Dhemaji district, Assam. Its code is MZS. It serves Murkongselek town. The station consists of two platforms. The station has been upgraded to a standard Class II Station.[1] .[2][3][4] It is a railway station which connects Assam to Arunachal Pradesh.

Station details

Platforms

There are a total of 3 platforms and 5 tracks. The platforms are connected by foot overbridge. These platforms are built to accommodate 24 coaches express train.

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

Station layout

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 freight trains
Track 5 For freight trains

Major Trains

Underconstruction new rail lines

See also: Geostrategic rail lines of India

227 km Murkongselek–Pasighat–Tezu–Rupai line is being undertake as a strategic project.[5][6]

Nearest airport

The nearest airports are Dibrugarh Airport, Lilabari Airport at Lakhimpur district, Pasighat Airport at Arunachal Pradesh.( Nearly 37 km).

See also

References

  1. ^ "MZS/Murkongselek". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ The last MG section of Northeast converted into BG
  3. ^ Entire NE converted into BG line: NFR
  4. ^ Strengthening railway infrastructure and boosting connectivity in North East
  5. ^ India to construct strategic railway lines along border with China, Hindustan Times, 30 Nov 2016.
  6. ^ 2019 target to survey 3 strategic rail lines along China border, Arunachal Observer, January 5, 2019.