Daund Railway Junction is a major railway station on the Mumbai-Pune-Wadi railway track of Indian Railways located in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. Northbound trains from Pune towards Ahmednagar and Manmad pass through this station. Daund is a major stop for passenger trains and is a major freight hub. Daund railway station has 7 platforms and 140 trains pass it daily
The route has been proposed for many years like Lonavla-Pune electric suburban route. Many persons travel from Daund to Pune city for work. However many years have passed but suburban trains do not operate even today. Instead of suburban trains four shuttle trains operate on this route between Pune and Daund and through trains like Pune-Baramati shuttle, Pune-Manmad passenger, Pune-Nizamabad passenger and two shuttle trains between Pune and Solapur are useful for people on this route to access Pune City. The electrification work is in progress between Pune and Daund rail line, as per news resources dated 16 January 2015 the work is on target and is scheduled to finish by August 2015 after which trial runs of the trains can begin.
Daund railway station has refrehment stalls serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, retiring room, waiting room and a book stall.
Trains from Pune going to Ahmednagar stops at Daund railway station and then reverse the direction to proceed to Ahmednagar. The railway engine has to get detached at one end and attached at the other end. This takes minimum 15 minutes at the station and the total time taken is almost half an hour. A bypass track starting just before Daund railway station and after Patas railway station and joining the track towards Ahmednagar has been proposed in 2015.
Some Trains are originate and passes through Daund Junction railway station:
19201: Secunderabad – Porbandar Express
17204: Kakinada – Bhavnagar Terminus Express
17018: Rajkot Express
16614: Rajkot Express
11044: Madurai – Lokmanya TT Express
22846: Hatia – Pune Super Fast
01656: Jabalpur – Pune Specialfare
12116: Siddheshwar Express
11038: Gorakhpur – Pune Express
22108: Latur – Mumbai Express
11040: Maharashtra Express
12150: Patna – Pune Express
51450: Solapur – Pune Passenger
17614: Nanded – Pune Express
12130: Azad Hind Express
51402: Manmad – Pune Passenger
12104: Lucknow – Pune Express