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NRO/Nakodar Junction (2 PFs)
ਨਕੋਦਰ ਜੰਕਸ਼ਨ     नकोदर जंक्शन

Track: Single Diesel-Line

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 11
Number of Originating Trains: 4
Number of Terminating Trains: 4
LNK/PHR/JUC Junction Point, Bypass Rd, Rishinagar, Nakodar, Dist :- Jalandhar
State: Punjab
Elevation: 231 m above sea level
Zone: NR/Northern
Division: Firozpur
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Apr 24 2015 (15:54)  Nakodar seeks direct connectivity to national capital (www.tribuneindia.com)
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News Entry# 222026   Blog Entry# 1440905     
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Apr 24 2015 (3:54PM)
Station Tag: Nakodar Junction/NRO added by way to go home/507473

Apr 24 2015 (3:54PM)
Train Tag: Ganga Sutlej Express/13307 added by way to go home/507473

Posted by: Waiting GKP ANVT Humsafar~  2 news posts
In order to get direct trains to Delhi from Nakodar, a group of Nakodar residents led by Gaurav Jain approached the Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu.
Residents of Nakodar had been asking for the direct train service to Delhi for the past 45 years.
Gaurav Jain has written a letter to Union Railway Minister in this regard.
The letter said the Nakodar
region, including towns like Nurmahal, Shahkot and Malsian boast upon being NRI hub of Punjab. Apart from this, it is also considered to be an industrial hub of the Doaba region. Therefore, Nakodar sub -division deserves to have direct train service to Delhi.
Gaurav said to reach the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the NRIs face a lot of problems. They either go to Jalandhar or Ludhiana to board the superfast train.
“It is pertinent to mention here that the ‘Shatabdi’ train has been started from last year from Moga to Delhi via Ludhiana.
In fact, the railways can start the same train from Nakodar to Delhi via Ludhiana as the distance between Nakodar and Ludhiana is only 20 km, far less than distance between Moga and Ludhiana,” the letter said.
I have been pursuing the issue for the past five years. Besides approaching a number of Railway officials concerned, I have also approached the Union Minister, Pawan Kumar Bansal and Mamta Banerji,” Jain said while talking to Jalandhar Tribune.

Apr 24 2015 (15:56)
Waiting GKP ANVT Humsafar~   763 blog posts   2434 correct pred (70% accurate)
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Its been a long time demand. Hope this time it will materialise.
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