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DWK/Dwarka (2 PFs)
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Track: Single Diesel-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 35
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Khambhalia-Dwarka (SH 6), Dwarka
State: Gujarat
Elevation: 14 m above sea level
Zone: WR/Western
Division: Rajkot
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Sep 11 2015 (22:29)  These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless (www.holidayiq.com)
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Posted by: Sudarshan*^~  384 news posts
These 8 Stunning Railway Stations In India Will Leave You Speechless
1. Barog
source: flickr
Barog Railway Station is located immediately after the tunnel. The Barog Tunnel is the most linear tunnel in the world. HolidayIQ Traveller Prosenjit Sarkar says, "The train stopped at Barog station for 30 minutes. The station was very beautiful. I recommend you get down at the station and take
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a break if given a chance."
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55 Ratings | 33 Reviews | 12 Sightseeings | 13 Photos
2. Char Bagh, Lucknow
source: dreamstime.com
The Char Bagh Railway Station in Lucknow is among the most beautifully built stations in India. The ‘char bagh’ refers to the four gardens, which existed here earlier. The railway station actually looks like a palace with towers and clusters of circular Awadhi domes.
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2794 Ratings | 1689 Reviews | 168 Sightseeings | 59 Photos
3. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
source: wikimedia
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is architecturally one of the most remarkable railway stations in the world. HolidayIQ Traveller Rishab Tiwari says, “You can enjoy the small market outside of station. Food facilities are also good.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller A.S, “Observe the amazing Victorian architecture for a while. It is heartbreaking to see thousands of people simply walking out of the terminal totally unaware of the beauty that surrounds them.”
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25909 Ratings | 14538 Reviews | 906 Sightseeings | 519 Photos
4. Dudhsagar Railway Station
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The Dudhsagar Railway Station lies just to the left of the majestic Dudhsagar Falls. It is extremely picturesque. HolidayIQ Traveller Mahender Sarda says, "While travelling from Hyderabad to Colva, we had a very good train experience. The route was scenic and beautiful. We could also get a view of the Dudhsagar Falls."
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7645 Ratings | 4848 Reviews | 2727 Photos
5. Gorakhpur
source: wikimedia
Gorakhpur became the world's longest railway platform after inauguration of the remodelled Gorakhpur Yard, stretching across 1.35 km. HolidayIQ Traveller Jagriti Singh says, “Gorakhpur is a nice city with one of the longest platform in India, it has many places of interest like the railway museum and Gorakhnath Mandir which is one of the most famous places in the city."
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395 Ratings | 216 Reviews | 8 Sightseeings | 21 Photos
6. Ghum
source: wikimedia
India's highest railway station (altitude of 2225.7 meters) and world's 14th highest, Ghum is a small railway station. Close to Darjeeling, it lies on one of the most beautiful railway tracks in the world. HolidayIQ Traveller Raj from Bangalore says, “A nice ride through the scenic roads of Darjeeling takes you to Ghum where there is a museum. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.”
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10581 Ratings | 6550 Reviews | 85 Sightseeings | 1088 Photos
7. Turbhe
source: wikimapia
Turbhe Railway Station is on the Harbour Line of the Mumbai suburban railway network. It has a huge dome, which looks beautiful from a distance.
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25909 Ratings | 14538 Reviews | 906 Sightseeings | 519 Photos
8. Dwarka
source: HolidayIQ
It may look like one of the temples in the holy city of Dwarka, but it is really a railway station! HolidayIQ Traveller Koushik Kumar says, "Dwarka is the adobe of Lord Krishna. The temple is built beautifully and has great architecture."
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1739 Ratings | 1059 Reviews | 26 Sightseeings | 101 Photos
The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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अहमदाबाद. �गुजरात के पोरबंदर-वांसजालिया और कानालुस-द्वारका- ओखा सेक्सनोंं की रेलवे ने जीरो टॉयलेट डिस्चार्ज के तौर पर पहचान की है।इसके मद्देनजर रेलवे इन संभागों से गुजरने वाली ट्रेनों के कोचों में पर्यावरण अनुकूल \'जीरो डिस्चार्ज टॉयलेट सिस्टमÓ लगाकर टॉयलेट डिस्चार्ज किया जाएगा। रेलवे �ने \'स्वच्छ भारत मिशनÓ के तहत यह कदम उठाया है।रेलवे यह प्रक्रिया महात्मा गांधी के जन्म दिवस दो अक्टूबर तक पूरा कर लेगा। जहां पोरबंदर महात्मा गांधी की जन्म स्थली है, जिनको स्वच्छता काफी पसंद थी तो द्वारका और ओखा भगवान कृष्ण की कर्मस्थली हैं, �जो सबसे बड़ा धार्मिक स्थल है।�
रेलवे सूत्रों के अनुसार रेल पटरियों पर खुले में शौच नहीं हो इसके लिए रेल कोचों में बायो टॉयलेट �जारी किएहैं।बायो टोयलेट में विशेष तौर पर बैक्टीरिया विकसित
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होते हैं, जिससे वेस्ट (शौच) खत्म हो जाता है।और केवल थोड़ा पानी ही �(डिस्चार्ज)निकलता है। � रेलवे ने �इस वर्ष मार्च तक ट्रेनों में 17 हजार �से ज्यादा बायो टॉयलेट लगाएथे। देखा जाए तो एक कोच में चार \'जीरो डिस्चार्ज टॉयलेट सिस्टम लगाने में तीन लाखरुपएलगते हैं। इसके अलावा यात्रियों की आसानी के लिए �स्लीपर और वातानुकूलित कोचों में मौजूदा सीढिय़ों को भी बदला जाएगा। �हालांकि एसी-1 कोचों में सीढिय़ों को बदला जा चुका है और अन्य कोचों के लिए अलग से डिजाइन तैयार की जा रही है।फिलहाल स्लीपर व वातानुकूलित कोचों में सीढिय़ों की डिजाइन तैयार करने की जिम्मेदारी एनआईडी को सौंपा गया है।
Dec 26 2014 (11:46)  Eight stations to have RO drinking water facilities (articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com)
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Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Tirupati Main/TPTY added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Madurai Junction/MDU added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Guwahati/GHY added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Gadag Junction/GDG added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Dwarka/DWK added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Patna Junction/PNBE added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Bhopal Junction/BPL added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Dec 26 2014 (11:46AM)
Station Tag: Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin/NZM added by Gaurav Kr Dutta/315562

Posted by: Gaurav Kr Dutta  50 news posts
New Delhi: Railways have identified eight stations where reverse osmosis (RO) drinking water units will be put up on experimental basis, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
In a written reply to a query, Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha said his ministry carries out periodical check on quality of water at stations and in case of any deficiency, corrective action will be taken.
Railways have identified for provision of RO at eight stations including Bhopal, Dwarka, Gadag, Guwahati, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Madurai, Patna and Tirupati on experimental basis.
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RO process involves substantial wastage of water depending upon its quality and will require uninterrupted power supply.
As per guidelines, maximum retail price per bottle of package drinking water other than Rail Neer of 1000 ml is Rs 15 only.
Mar 17 2014 (17:13)  PRESERVING HERITAGE (http:)
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Posted by: Gopal*^~  3448 news posts
RESERVING HERITAGE
Sir,
The Railway Station in Dwaraka, Gujarat, took us by surprise as the structure is so apt to the Holy Town.
The picture below tells us that the Railways have maintained it clean, in spite of a huge influx of pilgrims. The reason for this information is the stark difference that hit me on arrival back home.
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Heritage Mysore City Railway Station, which has such antiquity, is totally hidden, with ugly banners, hoardings, annexure constructions, vehicle parking, dug up pavements.
Mysore is losing its charm with projects like useless underpasses on pavements of Sayyaji Rao Road, malls and other concrete structures around K.R. Market and K.R. Circle, pavements dug up all around the Mysore Palace, Cheluvamba Park turned topsy-turvy, Paramahamsa and Vivekananda Roads pathetic, thanks to some mysterious Telecom Works handiwork.
And now, the recent development — construction of railings and canopy over the Chamundi steps by MUDA.
Added to this, we have a grave problem coming up. With the Elections round the corner, huge flex boards, posters, hand bills and Vote For’s… will come up, be strewn around, creating a mess to the already piling up garbage !
The reason is because we are mute spectators, but for a handful of brave hearts!
MUDA, MCC, CHESCOM, Vani Vilas Water Works, Police, Heritage Commissioner, along with the Deputy Commissioner should use the funds allotted just for keeping Mysore clean, green and free from new concrete structures.
Take the public into confidence and let politics stay away.
—Indira Ganapathy
Yadavgiri 12.3.2014
Apr 15 2012 (21:35)  Dwarka gets model railway station, Dwarka mandir gets railway reservation centre (deshgujarat.com)
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Posted by: rdb*^  126109 news posts
Dwarka : A new ‘model’ railway station will be opened at Dwarka in Gujarat on Monday.The old Dwarka railway station has been converted to model railway station by adding new facilities like a fully furnished waiting room, computerized system, public toilet, garden, availability of pure drinking water, breakfast and tea etc.Considering the fact that Dwarka railway station is far away from Dwarka mandir, a demand was made to set up railway ticket reservation centre inside the mandir campus instead of at the railway station. Accordingly, a computerized reservation center would be opened within mandir complex on Monday.
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