New Tinsukia is a railway junction station on the Lumding-Dibrugarh section. It is located in Tinsukia district in the Indian state of Assam. It serves Tinsukia and the surrounding areas. It is the second station in the town of Tinsukia after the old Tinsukia Station.
New Tinsukia railway station has two double-bedded AC retiring rooms; 2 double bedded, a single bedded Non AC retiring rooms and a 7 bedded dormitory.
The 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) wide metre gauge line from Dibrugarh steamer ghat to Makum was opened to passenger traffic on 16 July 1883.
The metre gauge railway track earlier laid by Assam Bengal Railway from Chittagong to Lumding was extended to Tinsukia on the Dibru-Sadiya line in 1903.
The project for the conversion of the Lumding-Dibrugarh section from metre gauge to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge was completed by the end of 1997.
Kamrup Express , train No 15959/60 running between Howrah Junction and Dibrugarh. Brahmaputra mail running between delhi and dibrugarh. Northeast express running between new delhi and dibrugarh. Dibrugarh rajdhani express running between delhi and dibrugarh.
Tinsukia is a city and municipal board in Tinsukia district, Assam, India. It is situated 480 kilometres (298 mi) north east of Guwahati and 84 kilometres (52 mi) kilometres away from the border with Arunachal Pradesh.
It is the administrative headquarters of Tinsukia District of Assam, India. It contains a mixture of Assamese, and Hindi- speaking people. New malls and buildings are being constructed.
Tinsukia deals in agricultural products such as tea, oranges, ginger, citrus fruits and paddy. It also contains the state’s largest railway junction.
Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha, known as Mezara, rose to become an able administrator. Mezara adopted the name Sarbananda Singha after he became the King. Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha introduced coins after his name and in Saka 1716 and 1717, he inscribed the title Swargadeo in the coins.
As instructed by Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha, his Minister Gopinath Barbaruah alies Godha dug a triangular pond which is known as Tinikunia Pukhuri. In 1884 a station was constructed near this pond, when the Dibru-Sadiya Rail line was laid, which was named as Tinsukia. Since then it has been known as Tinsukia.
The Dibru Saikhowa National Park, adjacent to the city is a national park of India and is considered an important Biodiversity Hotspot in India. The Brahmaputra is at the northern border and the Dibru river at the southern, and the park is an island with feral horses, endangered White-winged Wood ducks and Hoolock Gibbons. Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is about 6 km from Tinsukia. It is famous for different species of primates including the endangered Hoolock Gibbon. Maguri Beel is used for birdwatching.
The Shiv Dham is a temple of Lord Shiva with a pond in the middle. The Tilinga Mandir (bell temple), located at Bordubi, about 9 kilometer from Tinsukia, is another famous Shiva temple. This temple is known for its numerous bells (tilinga) tied on the branches of a giant peepal tree by devotees whose wishes made at this temple are believed to have been fulfilled. The area also has Tea Estates. Marut Nandan Kanan Park is also a tourist attraction.
Some Trains Originate and Passes Through Tinsukia Junction:
15930:Dibrugarh – Chennai Egmore Express
12525:Kolkata Dibrugarh Express
15934:Amritsar – Dibrugarh Express
12436:New Delhi – Dibrugarh Rajdhani
15905:Dibrugarh Vivek Express
05968:Dibrugarh – Rangiya Special
15904:Chandigarh – Dibrugarh Express
13281:New Tinsukia – Rajendra Nagar Patna Express
15942:Dibrugarh Jhajha Express
15933:Dibrugarh – Amritsar Express
15903:Dibrugarh – Chandigarh Express