Porbandar Railway Station
The railway station of Porbandar is serving the nation in various ways. Located in the Railway Colony of Panch Hatdi in Porbandar the station embraces swarms of travelers every day. Being the part of one of the largest railway network i.e. Indian Railway, the station gives all effort to serve its regular passengers. The railway station of Porbandar lies in the Broad Gauge section of Indian Railways.
Earlier the railway station was possessed by Porbandar State Railway when there was the rule of Princes. It got amalgamated with Saurashtra Railway in 1888. In the year 1952 it was embarked by Western Railway.
Destinations and Routes CoveredIn Porbandar, railway station covers major destinations including Howrah, Delhi, Kochuveli, Secunderabad, Santragachi and Delhi. The few names of the trains that cover different routes of India from Porbandar are given below:
- Porbandar Howrah Express
- Porbandar Rajkot Express
- Porbandar Kanalas Express
- Saurashtra Express
- Delhi SR Express
- Porbandar-Bhaunra Passenger train
- Porbandar Rajkot fast Passenger
- Porbandar- Somnath Passenger
- Kaviguru Express
Facilities provided by Porbandar Railway StationRailway station is said to be the overcrowded place where the passengers are in hurry to catch the trains and throwing wastes on the platforms. But entering the railway station of Porbandar would provide you with an experience of cleanliness. The station here serves the passengers with dedication and honesty. Facilties like computerized reservation office, cloak room, STD PCO booth, tea and refreshments stalls, magazines stalls, escalator facility, waiting room, auto booking office and several others are provided by the railway station of Porbandar.
Good lighting system in the nights and sitting benches provide sigh of relief to the passengers arriving to the station after a long tiring journey. People can wait for long hours on the well furnished sitting benches and can read books and magazines available in the book stores of railway station. Last but not least, the Railway Station in Porbandar is at its best to serve its passengers with ease and comfort.