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Bangalore City Railway station

Bangalore City Railway station :

Bangalore City Railway station (Sangolli Rayanna Railway station) is the main railway station serving the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is located across the Kempegowda Bus Station in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. It is an important hub of the South Western Railway and the Indian Railways. The station has 10 platforms and two entrances. It is one of the busiest stations in India.

Bangalore is one of the important junctions of India. Platforms 1 to 7 connect to the Chennai and Salem railway lines. On platforms 8 to 10, service trains arrive via Yeshwantpur from Hubli. Platforms 1 to 4 terminate at Bengaluru. On platforms 5 to 10, service trains depart towards Mysore. There are railway lines between Platforms 4 and 5 that are used as the railway yard.There are 5 Railway Lines Passing from Bangalore City Railway station.To Hyderabad via Guntakal, Chennai via Krishnarajapuram, Salem via Hosur, Mysore, Hubli via Tumkur, Birur.The Bengaluru-Chennai railway line via BengaluruCantonment,Bangarpet is fully electrified and thrown open for traffic.

The station handles 88 trains a day including 63 express trains and is used by 220,000 commuters everyday.

A colony for railway employees is located behind the station. The colony is connected to the station through an over bridge. The colony has its own hospital and ground. The ground is mainly used for Cricket matches. There are many schools located inside the colony, like Kendriya Vidyalaya.
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