Location: Kishanganj District of Bihar (Purnea Sub Division)
Station Code: KNE
Managed by: North East Frontier Railway (NFR)
Enquiry phone no: 06456-222644 (139, compturised enquiry system)
Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport, approximately Kishanganj Railway Station
Distance from Bus Stand: Less than 500 metres (0.5 km)
Nearest Hotel: Hotel Jyoti (Shastri Marg)
Nearest Market: Day Market, Gandhi Chowk, Saudagar Patty, Hospital Road
Nearest Hospital: Sadar Hospital (1 km), MGM Hospital (2 km)
Kishanganj Railway Station is an important railhead of the North East Frontier Railwasy (NFR). Situated on Siliguri – Katihar rail route, Kishanganj Railway Station is served by several trains from different parts of the country. Except Sampark Kranti Express (2501/2502), all Guwahati bound trains including Rajdhani Express (12423/12424, 12435/12436, 12235/12236) has its stoppage at Kishanganj Railway Station. Gharib Nawaz Express (5715/5716) a special pilgrimage train meant for the shrine of Muslim Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer has its origin and last point in Kishanganj.
North East Express (Guwahati – New Delhi: 2505/2506), Mahananda Express (Alipurduar – Delhi: 4083/4084), Brahamputra Express (Dibrugarh-Delhi: 4055/4056), Avadh Assam Express (Dibrugarh – Delhi: 5609/5610), Darjeeling Express (New Jalpaiguri – Sealdah: 2343/2444), Kanchenjunga Express, Garib Rath Express (Guwahati – Kolkata) and Secunderabad – Guwahati Express are some of the popular trains that stop at Kishanganj Railway Station.
Amenities Available At Kishanganj Railway Station in Bihar
- Two BG (Broad Gauge) platforms capable of catering to all types of trains
- Platforms has tea stall, book stall (Wheller’s Book Stall), waiting chairs
- Waiting Room, Retiring Room, Computerized Reservation Offices, Refreshment Room both vegetarian and non-vegetarian.
- Bike Parking Area (Paid, Rs. 5 per entry), Car Parking (Free of Cost - only non-commercial)
- Railway boggies washing yard under construction
Note: Kishanganj is known for touts who offer ticket reservation facility without any license from Indian Railways. Please beaware of such touts available in the district headquarters and other parts of the district. They will try to influence you to book ticket through them by paying an extra charge of Rs. 100 to Rs. 500 (depending on the demand of tickets and routes) and will provide tickets in the name of some hypothetical names like R. Kumar, M. Alam, Pintu, Bablu.
Buying tickets through unauthorised travel agent or travelling on the name of someone else is a punishable offence as per law of Indian Railways. For any complaint you can contact the district administration or concerned higher authority of Railways.
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It is advisable to book train ticket through IRCTC official website www.irctc.co.in. You can book your train ticket by registering yourself on the website and make payment through Debit Card, Credit Card or Internet Banking. Avoid the long queque on Reservation counters and visit www.irctc.co.in to book train tickets.
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