Sitamarhi Junction
Indian Railways station
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General information
LocationMirchai Patti Road, Sitamarhi, Bihar
India
Elevation69 metres (226 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEast Central
Line(s)Sitamarhi–Hajipur line (via Muzaffarpur)
Sitamarhi–Gorakhpur line (via Raxaul, Narkatiyaganj)
Sitamarhi–Samastipur line (via Darbhanga)
Platforms5
Tracks8
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusDoubling track on going
Station codeSMI
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Samastipur
ElectrifiedYes.

Sitamarhi Junction railway station is a main railway station in Sitamarhi district, Bihar. Its code is SMI. It serves Sitamarhi City. The station consists of five platforms. It is an A category railway station of the Samastipur railway division.

The Sitamarhi Junction is well connected to most of the major cities in India like Patna, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kanpur, Guwahati, Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad and other cities by the railway network and serves the city with numerous trains. It is also the originating station for five superfasts and express trains.[1][2]

The Darbhanga–Sitamarhi–Raxaul track was converted to broad gauge in February 2014. Another broad-gauge track connects Sitamarhi to Muzaffarpur.[3]

The major facilities available are waiting rooms, retiring room, a computerized reservation facility, reservation counter, vehicle parking, etc.

There are refreshment rooms, vegetarian and non-vegetarian foodstuffs, tea stall, book stall, post and telegraphic office and Government Railway police office.[4]

Nearby railway stations

Trains

References

  1. ^ "Sitamarhi Junction". India Rail Info. Archived from the original on 11 May 2017.
  2. ^ Improvised Explosive Device found on rail track in Raxaul Archived 2017-01-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Escalators at 10 more ECR stations soon: GM Archived 2016-08-19 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ ECR well on target in goods loading: GM Archived 2017-02-02 at the Wayback Machine