Guwahati railway station is located in the heart of Guwahati, Assam. Situated just behind the Guwahati Railway Station is the State Bus Station. This is the Paltan Bazaar area of Guwahati from where most of the private bus companies operate connecting Guwahati with the rest of the state and the Northeast.In order to reduce the traffic on the main station, a new railway station at Maligaon named "KAMAKHYA" has been made full fledged operational and capable of handling trains. Many trains are being departed and halted at this station. Almost all newly introduced trains run from Kamakhya station only. Also there is a need to develop another station on the other side of the Guwahati Main Junction to handle the trains coming from the north-eastern side. There were plans to make a new railway station at Beltola(southern part of Guwahati) to introduce trains towards Shillong. But things have not been finalized and still in process.
Also there are 4 more station in and around the city accessible area. They are Narangi,New Guwahati, Agthori and Azara. Among these Narangi station is utilized only for halting trains coming from north-eastern states . As such there are no facilities on the station. New Guwahati station is utilized for freight services as it is close the Guwahati refinery. Azara station is near the International Airport of the City but it also lacks proper facilities and still to be made properly operational to handle trains. Amingaon on the northern side of the... Read More