Sopore railway station

Sopore railway station, also known as Amargrah railway station, lies on Northern Railway Network Zone of Indian Railways.[1] It is the northernmost station of Indian Railways.

Sopore railway station
Indian Railway Station
LocationSopore, Jammu and Kashmir
India
Coordinates34°15′29″N 74°27′04″E / 34.2580°N 74.4512°E / 34.2580; 74.4512Coordinates: 34°15′29″N 74°27′04″E / 34.2580°N 74.4512°E / 34.2580; 74.4512
Elevation1,589 metres (5,213 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Jammu–Baramulla line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusActive
Station codeSXZM
Zone(s) Northern Railway
Division(s) Firozpur
History
Opened2008
ElectrifiedNo
Jammu–Baramulla line
km
338
Baramulla
330
Sopore
323
Hamre
315
Pattan
307
Mazhom
292
Budgam
Srinagar–Kargil–Leh line
(planned)
281
Srinagar
275
Pampore
Jhelum Bridge
269
Kakapora
259
Awantipora
252
Panzgom
245
Bijbehara
to Pahalgam (planned)
238
Anantnag
231
Sadura
226
Qazigund
218
Hillar Shahabad
Pir Panjal
Railway Tunnel
(
11.2 km
7 mi
)
208
Banihal
Arpinchala
Sumber
Sangaldan Tunnel (
7 km
4 mi
)
Sangaldan
Basindadhar
Dugga
Salal
Reasi
78
Shri Mata Vaishno
Devi Katra
62
Chak Rakhwal
53
Udhampur
44
Ramnagar
Tawi Bridge
22
Manwal
14
Sangar
10
Bajalta
0
Jammu Tawi
km

LocationEdit

The station is located at Amargrah about 2 km from Sopore town towards south on Srinagar-Sopore highway.[2]

HistoryEdit

The station has been built as part of the Jammu–Baramulla line megaproject, intending to link the Kashmir Valley with Jammu Tawi and the rest of the Indian railway network.

DesignEdit

The station features Kashmiri wood architecture, with an intended ambience of a royal court which is designed to complement the local surroundings to the station. Station signage is predominantly in Urdu, English and Hindi.[citation needed]

Reduced LevelEdit

The station is situated on R.L. of 1589 m above mean sea level.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amargrah railway station from greater kashmir". Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Location of Sopore railway station". Retrieved 1 November 2014.