Railway Station Details and Trains Passing from Station

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Railway Station FAQs

What is the importance of station code?

Station code are abbreviated form of station name. These codes are necessary when searching train running between two stations on online railway enquiry portals or booking ticket through IRCTC where you need to enter railway station code. Station code exclude the possibility of confusion in similar sounding station name such as Kalyan junction (KYN) and Kalyani (KYI). Hence, the knowledge of station codes is very important to avoid any sort of mistake when booking tickets.

How to find station code or name and trains that passes through any station?

Type the station code or station name in input box and click on "Get Details". On doing so, station name, code, address and the zone in which it falls will get displayed on your device screen along with Google Map which gives you a fair idea of where the station is located. Also, you will get the list of trains passing through this station along with its train name, number, arrival departure time, days on which it runs etc.

When will the station enquiry feature be particularly useful for me?

Due to some inevitable circumstances sometimes, we need to leave for certain place instantly. In that case, it will help to know the trains that passes through or start from that station and you can catch the train, which suits your schedule.

Where can I find the station code in the station's detail?

The railway station code is mentioned along with the name of each station in separate column.

Can I get the full train schedule of a train from the station enquiry?

Yes, along with station details, you will get list of the trains that starts or passes through or end at a particular station. By clicking on the train name/number, you can get the time schedule of the train.

How can I obtain tickets for MEMU, DEMU and Passenger trains online?

There is not any online facility to reserve ticket for MEMU, DEMU and Passenger trains. You can get ticket for this type of train on railway booking counter.

Will I also get halt duration and platform number in trains detail?

Yes, IndianTrain shows all the essential information like arrival and departure time, halt duration, running days, available classes and platform number for each train on station detail page.