Indian Railways is India’s state owned railway system. It is Run and managed by the Ministry of Railways in India. First proposed in 1832 in madras, Red Hill Railway (built by Arthur Cotton to transport granite for road-building), ran from Red Hills to the Chintadripet bridge in Madras in 1837 was countries first train.
India’s first passenger train ran on 16th April 1853, hauled by three steam locomotives (Sahib, Sindh and Sultan), ran for 34 kilometres (21 mi) with 400 people in 14 carriages on 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge track between Bori Bunder (Mumbai) and Thane.
Today Indian Railway is the fourth-largest railway network in the world by size. From an estimate Indian Railway carried 8.26 billion passengers (more than 22 million passengers per day), transported 1.16 billion tons of freight, and had 9487 stations in the 2018. It has 119,630 kilometres (74,330 mi) of total track and 92,081 km (57,216 mi) of running track over a 66,687-kilometre (41,437 mi) route at the end of 2015-16.
With time, booking of tickets for travelling by train has changes and today most of the traveler book ticket in advance for travelling from one station to other station. Indian railway has allotted a specific code for each railway station to identify the destination and source railway station of a traveler. You can find one by one railway station code in this section of the Jigyasalive.com
Railway Station Codes. Indian Railways boasts of an very huge network of railway lines, thus, it comes as no surprise that the Indian Railway station list is not only long, but also rather overwhelming. it’s very difficult to remember station code of every station.
In this section we are providing the list of all available code of railway station of Indian railways in India.
This will help to find the trains to the destination station and also find the reservation of seats in a train destine or passing to that railway station. Here, you can find the codes of all Indian railway stations.
Jigyasalive.com has listed the station code of station as well as other nearest stations and the nearest city. If you click on the nearest station name, you will be directed to a page with information with the station codes.
In following way the information of railway Station Code will help a traveler.
- To check the trains that start from a particular station
- To get an idea of the trains that are headed to a particular station
- To get the details of all the stations that a train passes through