Indian Railway Stations

Railway station in India have an unique code which is named as IRCTC Station Code It also referred as Indian Railway station Code. We use these codes at the time of booking in Indian Railway website & also in offline Railway Station. You might have noticed these codes in the booked train tickets, (i.e) You can find that in the Boarding station (i.e.) From station & also Destination Station (i.e.) to Station in the ticket.

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While booking railway train tickets in online, you must know the station code to book your ticket because you need to enter that in from & to station text box. Do you need find the IRCTC Code for your railway station. Check Out the List below for station code in India. Bandra Station is one of the stations which fall in western railway Mumbai.

India is also a famous tourist destination & most of the tourists prefer trains to travel around the country as it is something that connects this nation with their hearts. But lack of hospitality & sanitation, ironically which is their main quality, is only jeopardizing the health of the tourists & the Indian tourism industry. Even the physically handicapped have no proper facilities provided and their visit to a station is nothing but a trip that leaves them chagrined.

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The redevelopment of railway stations shall be carried out on a 'as is where is' basis, through open invitation mode whereby interested parties can come up with their proposed designs and business ideas. Under the approved scheme, commercial development of real estate has also been contemplated and this will not only help modernize the railway stations in India which has been in dire need of modernization for a long time but will also open up major opportunities.

According to Google's announcement today, the first station to get free Wi-Fi under this scheme will be Mumbai Central, where testing has already been carried out. Google's free Wi-Fi at Mumbai Central goes live by January, 2016. Google plans to make free Wi-Fi live at over 100 stations in India by the end of 2016. The free Wi-Fi scheme will target stations across each railway zone in India.

Ministry of Railways, Railway Board, have allocated FIVE more stations namely, Amritsar, Gandhinagar (Jaipur), Gwalior, Nagpur and Baiyyappanahalli (Bengaluru) to be developed through IRSDC.

The Chennai Central railway station is regarded as the gateway to the South and it is one of the most important railway stations in South India. It is a 143 year old station and it was designed by architect Henry Irwin. It is one of the oldest railway stations is the country, yet it is one of the most well maintained ones. Overall, it can be called the Grand Railway Station in India.

When it comes to natural beauty, the Dudhsagar Station steals the show. With the majestic Dudhsagar Falls to the left of the railway station, the station gives a very beautiful view of the place. It is a treat to the eyes of the traveller and it resembles a grey track running through the lush greens all around. Ghum railway station is the highest railway station in India and the 14th highest in the world. This is the part of the Darjeeling toy train railways. It is quite a small station, yet it is considered to be one of the most beautiful railway station in India.