Surat railway station, is a railway station serving Surat, beside Gothangam, Kosad, Uttran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niol and Sachin. It is under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It is on the Ahmedabad Railway Station-Vadodara-Mumbai rail route. The railway station was built in 1860.
Jaipur Superfast Express, Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express, Karnavati Express, Paschim Express, Bandra Surat Intercity Express, Indore – Mumbai Avantika Express, Indore – Pune Express, Indore – Surat Express, August Kranti Rajdhani Express, Valsad – Kanpur via. Bhopal Express, Valsad – Sonpur via. Jabalpur Express, Gujarat Express and Mumbai-Porbandar Saurashtra Express pass through this station.
New electronic coach display indicators at Surat railway station
19132 Kutch Express at a curve outside Surat railway station
Going north, Utran Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Udhna Junction Railway Station is to the south of Surat.
In early 2016, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation rated the facility the best large station in India based on cleanliness.
The nearest international airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (278 kilometres (173 mi)) and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai. The nearest domestic airport is Surat Airport
About Surat :
Surat, is a port city previously known as Suryapur. It is the economical capital and former princely state in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the eighth largest city and ninth largest urban agglomeration (after Pune) in India. Surat is the 3rd “cleanest city of India”, and 4th fastest growing city of the world. Surat is famous for its food.
It is the administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 284 kilometres (176 mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar; 265 kilometres (165 mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Mumbai. The city centre is located 22 km (14 mi) south of the Tapti River. A moat divides the older parts of the city, with their narrow streets and historical houses, from the newer suburbs
Surat railway station is under the administrative control of the Mumbai Division, Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The erection of Surat Railway Station began in 1860. It was selected as the Cleanest Railway station by the Indian Railways in 2016. and it is also selected for smart railway stations for India. Important trains those Origin/Terminate here :
Bandra Terminus–Surat Intercity Express
12945/Surat – Mahuva SF Express
Some Trains are Originate and Passes through Surat Junction:
12978:Maru Sagar Express
22475:Bikaner – Coimbatore AC Super Fast Express
12940:Jaipur – Pune Super Fast Express
22414:Hazrat Nizamuddin Madgaon Raj
22907:Madgaon Hapa Super Fast Express
22944:IND Pune Express
12977:Maru Sagar Express
22927:Lok Shakti Express
01705:Mumbai Bandra – Jabalpur Specialfare Super Fast Special
19018:Sau Janata Express
12903:Golden Temple Mail
12904:Golden Temple Mail
22928:Lok Shakti Express