Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 Followed
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt

quiz & poll - Timepass for curious minds

For a RailFan, watching MPS skips are far more interesting than watching F1 race - Prince Maan

Search Trains
What is a satellite railway station?  
1 Answers
Jan 28 (10:32)
General

Entry# 2226     
Vishwanath_BAY^~
What is a satellite railway station?

★  Info Update
Jan 27 (07:49)
Blog Post# 4550285-0     
KhagariaJn^~   Added by: Vishwanath_BAY^~  Jan 28 (10:32)
*What is a satellite railway station? How
does it differ from the normal railway
stations?*
--------------
A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban
planning
...
more...
that refers essentially to smaller metropolitan
areas which are located somewhat near to, but are mostly
independent of larger metropolitan areas.
Similarly, a satellite railway station is like any railway
Station. The only difference is the location.
While a main railway station is amidst the city or at a busy
place in the city, satellite stations are little far, in
decongested areas so that the trains can terminate and
originate from the station without congesting the main
Stations
Decades back, many cities started to build satellite railway
stations but sooner they too became saturated with trains
and started serving as main station. Examples are Anand
Vihar Terminus in Delhi, Rajendra Nagar Terminus in Patna,
Kolkata Terminus etc.
Indian Railways are now planning to make more satellite
stations on the lines of the airports in cities like Bengaluru
and Hyderabad which are quite far from the cities(thus it
ease the traffic towards them and the city), though
stations will not be as far from the city. For example: SCR is
planning to develop Moula Ali and Nagulapally stations at
10-25 km distance from 3 of the Hyderabad main stations
as satellite stations. These stations will be considered for
unloading of goods trains coming from North and West
directions respectively thus easing the traffic at
Secunderabad and other suburban station a little
There is a need for integrated planning for transport
management. Integrated approach road-rail integration
etc. If we have proper integrated approach then it will be
good for ambitious smart city projects as good
transportation is crucial for a smart city. Hence in most of
the metros satellite terminals will be developed in the
nearby cities to divert the rail as well as road traffic to ease
pressure on the bus stations.
(From Quara.)
Link :- click here
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Desktop site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy