Varanasi City railway station
Indian Railways station
General information
LocationNH 2, Jaitpura, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
India
Coordinates25°20′04″N 83°00′52″E / 25.334332°N 83.014485°E / 25.334332; 83.014485
Elevation76.7 meters (251.7 feet)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNorth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Varanasi–Chhapra line . Gorakhpur-Mau-Prayagraj main line
Platforms5
Tracks5
Train operatorsIndian Railways
ConnectionsAuto rickshaw
Bus
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessNot available
Other information
Station codeBCY
Zone(s) NER
Division(s) Varanasi
Fare zoneNorth Eastern Railway Zone
Location
Varanasi City railway station is located in Varanasi district
Varanasi City railway station
Varanasi City railway station
Location within Varanasi district

Varanasi City railway station is one of the railway stations in Varanasi. It is 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) Northeast of Varanasi Junction railway station, 10 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Banaras Hindu University and 23 kilometres (14 mi) southeast of Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport. It serves as terminal station due to heavy rush at Varanasi Junction.

Passenger amenities

At Varanasi City railway station, there are five platforms, planning for 8 platforms are already approved. There is one entrance to the station. Because of heavy rush at Varanasi Junction the Railway Board decided to develop Manduadih railway station and Varanasi City railway station as satellite stations. Now, Varanasi City is the headquarters station of the North Eastern Railway (Varanasi City Division). Earlier Varanasi Junction was the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway but later North Eastern Railway changed the headquarter. As Varanasi Junction falls under the Northern Railway, Lucknow Charbagh Division. The station is well connected with the cities like Ghazipur, Mau, Darbhanga, Chhapra, Mumbai, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, etc.[1][2]

Express trains originating from Varanasi City

Train number Train name Origin Destination
15007 Krishak Express Varanasi City Lucknow
15552 Varanasi City–Darbhanga Antyodaya Express Varanasi City Darbhanga
55132 Varanasi City–Chhapra Intercity Express Varanasi City Chhapra

Passenger trains originating from Varanasi City

Train number Train name Origin Destination
55014 Passenger Varanasi City Chhapra
55120 Passenger Varanasi City Gorakhpur
55132 Passenger Varanasi City Chhapra
75114 Passenger (DEMU) Varanasi City Bhatni
55134 Passenger Varanasi City Ballia
63297 Passenger (MEMU) Varanasi City Ballia
55136 Passenger Varanasi City Azamgarh
55150 Passenger Varanasi City Gorakhpur

See also

References

  1. ^ "Varanasi City railway station". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Railway stations in Varanasi". Varanasi.org.in. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
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