Vadodara Railway Station - Station's History

Station's History

The station was built in 1861 for Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway company by then ruler Maharaja Khanderao Gaekwad. The existing building was newly constructed by Indian Railways in 1954 by demolishing original smaller station. The Railway station celebrated 150 years of establishment on 9 January 2010.

It is a fairly big railway stations with seven platforms on main line i.e. Platform 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7. Another platform which is designated as no. 6 acts as a terminus for some passenger and MEMU trains and facilitates reversing of some trains like 9309/9310 Shanti Express,Gujarat Sampark Kranti etc. which use the Vadodara Delhi line as well as the Vadodara Ahmedabad line. An average of 81 trains inclusive of freight trains pass through the station every day.

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