Rishikesh railway station
Indian Railways
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LocationRishikesh, Uttarakhand
India
Coordinates230°06′28″N 78°17′17″E / 30.1077°N 78.2880°E / 30.1077; 78.2880Coordinates: 30°06′28″N 78°17′17″E / 30.1077°N 78.2880°E / 30.1077; 78.2880
Elevation372 metres (1,220 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Raiwala–Rishikesh line
Platforms3
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable (Paid)
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeRKSH[1]
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Moradabad
History
Opened2020
ElectrifiedYes

Rishikesh railway station, station code RKSH, is a railway terminal station serving the city of Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It lies on Northern railway network zone of Indian Railways. It is no longer the only station in Rishikesh, as another one has been built to increase capacity, known as Yog Nagari Rishikesh railway station, located 2 km to the west of Rishikesh station.[2]

Location

The railway station is located in Rishikesh in Dehradun district, Uttarakhand, India.

Reduced Level

The RL of the station is 372 m above mean sea level in Mumbai.[3]

Signage

The station signage is predominantly in English, Hindi and Sanskrit.[4]

Source station

The station acts as source station for Hemkunt Express which runs from Rishikesh to Jammu Tawi and Jammu Tawi to Rishikesh. The departure time of the train is 4:20 PM (IST).[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Station code". Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Yog Nagari Rishikesh to Rishikesh". Yog Nagari Rishikesh to Rishikesh. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Reduced Level of RSKH". Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Signage". Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Source station". Retrieved 23 October 2014.