Jodhpur Railway Station has 5 platforms and a total of 7 tracks. To decongest the main Jodhpur station (JU), the suburban station Bhagat Ki Kothi railway station (BGKT) was developed as the second main station for passenger trains.
Jodhpur Railway Station is an A1 category station. It is located almost at the centre of Jodhpur city. The main entry of station is opens towards Maharaja Umaid Singh Statue circle while the Second entry of station opens towards Central jail of Jodhpur and connects to Ratanada Road. This makes it more accessible from both the sides of Jodhpur city. Jodhpur Railway Station has a total of 5 platforms and 7 lines. To decongest the main Jodhpur station, the suburban station Bhagat Ki Kothi Railway station (BGKT) was developed as the Second main station for Passenger trains. Jodhpur station serves more than 45000 passengers daily. On an average a total of approximately 30 pairs of trains (including weekly trains) originate/terminate from/to jodhpur station and a total of 48 trains passes through jodhpur station. The main Routes passing through Jodhpur are Jodhpur - Delhi, Jodhpur - Jaisalmer, Jodhpur - Bhildi, Jodhpur - Marwar and Jodhpur - Barmer.
Jodhpur Railway station was opened in 1885 under the jurisdiction of New Jodhpur Railway. The first train run from Jodhpur to Luni was on 9 March 1885. The New Jodhpur Railway was later combined with Bikaner Railway to form Jodhpur-Bikaner Railway in 1889. A Railway line was completed between Jodhpur and Bikaner in 1891. Later in 1900, lt combined with Jodhpur Hyderabad Railway (some part of this railway is presently in Pakistan) leading to connection with Hyderabad of Sindh Province. Later in 1924 Jodhpur and Bikaner Railways worked as independent Railways. After Independence, a part of Jodhpur Railway went to Pakistan.
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