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Change of Platform numbering system at Delhi Junction
Aug 26 2011 (6:00AM)
News Entry# 35577 Old Delhi railway station platforms to be re-numbered
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Aug 26 2011 (6:15AM)
The Old Delhi Railway station is all set to become ‘New’. Decades old platform berths at the Puraani Dilli will be gone with a New Platform number. Which means the existing platform number 18 will be rechristened as platform number one and the existing platform number 1A will be platform no 16. The numbering of the platform beginning September 5, 2011 will be on the pattern of New Delhi Railway Station and both will have 16 platforms each. Northern Railway officials said that the rearrangement has been done to handle 24 coach trains at each platform. The Fatehpuri side main entrance of the Delhi Junction will have the revised platform no 1, while towards platform no 16 will be at the Kashmere Gate end side. This is one of the major works that was impending in the run-up to the renovation of the heritage building over century old station. “Several projects...
In order to handle 24 coach trains at the platforms at Delhi Jn. (Old Delhi) Railway Station Northern Railway has decided to rearrange the platform numbers with effect from 5.9.2011 starting from Main entrance i.e. Fatehpuri side. The revised number of platforms will be as follows from 5.9.2011as under:-
Existing Platform No./Revised Platform No.