Tanakpur railway station
Indian Railways station
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LocationTanakpur, Uttarakhand
Coordinates29°04′02″N 80°06′35″E / 29.0673°N 80.1097°E / 29.0673; 80.1097
Elevation263 metres (863 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Tracks2 (5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge)
ConnectionsAuto stand
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
Station codeTPU
Zone(s) North Eastern Railway
Division(s) Izzatnagar
Tanakpur railway station
Tanakpur railway station
Location within India
Tanakpur railway station
Tanakpur railway station
Tanakpur railway station (Uttarakhand)

Tanakpur railway station is a small railway station in Champawat district, Uttarakhand. Its code is TPU. It serves Tanakpur city. Tanakpur Now Broad gauge. The platform is well sheltered. It many facilities including water and sanitation.[1][2][failed verification] It is the terminus of the line in Eastern Uttarakhand.[3]

Due to the steep slope of the line in that region, a train rolled backwards uncontrolled for 35 km after a brake failure, but was stopped at Khatima by putting sand on the tracks.[4]

Major trains


  1. ^ "TPU/Tanakpur". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ Rail ministry stalls Tanakpur-Bageshwar link project
  3. ^ "Tanakpur - Google Maps". Tanakpur. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Uttarakhand: Train rolls backwards for 35km in Tanakpur | News - Times of India Videos". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2021.