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ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs)
અમદાવાદ જંક્શન     अहमदाबाद जंक्शन

Track: Triple Electric-Line

Kalupur Railway Station Road, Sakar Bazar, Kalupur, Ahmedabad , Pin Code - 380002 .
State: Gujarat

Zone: WR/Western   Division: Ahmedabad

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 10
Number of Halting Trains: 196
Number of Originating Trains: 60
Number of Terminating Trains: 61
Rating: 3.8/5 (460 votes)
cleanliness - good (60)
porters/escalators - good (58)
food - good (59)
transportation - good (58)
lodging - good (53)
railfanning - good (58)
sightseeing - good (56)
safety - good (58)

Nearby Stations

KKF/Kankaria 2 km     MAN/Maninagar 3 km     ASV/Asarva 3 km     SBT/Sabarmati Junction 5 km     SBIC/Sabarmati Bridge Town 5 km     SBI/Sabarmati Junction 6 km     SBIB/Sabarmati BG 6 km     SAHP/Sahijpur 6 km     SDGM/Sardargram 7 km     VTA/Vatva 8 km    

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Station Tip
Jun 05 2016 (09:40)   ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1211 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
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This tip is based on my observations during my short stay at Ahmedabad for 2 months. A bit longer tip but I have tried to put in all my observations. So here it goes:
1. Cleanliness: If you wish to see the real status of Swachh Bharat, visit the Ahmedabad Railway Station. It is super clean and the cleaning process goes on throughout the day. Platform no 1 is the cleanest.
2. Lifts and Bridges: This station is very well equipped with Lifts and bridges. The lifts are provided at Platform nos 1,
2, 3 and 4 which I noted. The bridges are wide and cover all the 10 Platforms. To be precise, the lifts are connected to the bridge towards Vadodara/Maninagar, opp to the AC waiting rooms on PF#1.
3. Bus connectivity: There is a BRTS(Janmarg) bus stop just outside the Railway Station. Do take a ride in these buses which are comfortable and very economical. Ahmedabad BRTS is one the most successful BRTS system in India. The following buses arrive/depart from the station:
-Bus No 2: Science City to Odhav Ring Road
-Bus No 8: ISCON to Naroda Dham
-Bus No 9: Vishwakarma College to Narol
-Bus No 101: RTO to Circular
Refer the Pic for more info.
There is a GSRTC bus station 200 meters away from the Station. To go to the GSRTC bus stop, move out through the first exit towards Maninagar and cross the road. If you are visiting Gandhinagar, take a GSRTC bus and deboard at Pathika Ashram Terminal which is the prime bus terminal of Gandhinagar.
4. Waiting Rooms: The Upper Class, Sleeper Class and Ladies waiting rooms are located close to the first bridge towards Maninagar. The Upper class waiting room is well maintained with ample charging points and good toilets.
5. Chemist/ Medical Kiosk: There is a Chemist shop at Platform no 1.
6. Food: Food is the only disappointment at Ahmedabad Railway Station. Each time I had food at ADI, i regretted it. I searched through the Platforms for the Idli stalls as mentioned in some other tips but couldn't find them.
7. Naming: Ahmedabad is commonly known as Kalupur Railway Station among locals and hence don't get confused. After my short stay, even I started referring to it as Kalupur.
8. Mobile Charging and WIFI: There is a Mobile Charging Unit on Platform no 1. Free(limited) WIFI is available at Ahmedabad railway(For 20 mins). For the detailed procedure to get connected to the WIFI, refer the pic.
9. Metre Gauge: Ahmedabad also provides MG train services. Do travel by the Metre Gauge trains to get a nostalgic feel. The Platform Nos 11 and 12 are reserved for metre gauge services.
10. Railfanning: Again, Kalupur is a great destination when it comes to railfanning. The heavy loaded freight action would be going on almost all the time. Equipped with Mails, Express Trains, Superfasts, Freights, DEMUs, MEMUs and Metre Gauge services, Ahmedabad is truly versatile in terms of Railfanning.
Have a safe trip everyone.

Jun 05 2016 (12:04)
riz339~   4037 blog posts   411 correct pred (52% accurate)
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Jun 05 2017 (17:58)
Harsh*^~   32513 blog posts   76041 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1880632-2            Tags   Past Edits is retiring room ?
is it worth for staying 1-2 days ?

Jun 05 2017 (18:02)
Tejas*^~   8551 blog posts   4350 correct pred (64% accurate)
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One of the most elaborate station tip in recent times. Good job!

Jun 08 2017 (10:40)
The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1211 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1880632-4            Tags   Past Edits
I did not get a chance to stay at the retiring rooms and hence can't comment.
Have a look at the below tip by Kishor Sir

Jun 08 2017 (10:40)
The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1211 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
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Thank you Tejas bhai

Jan 19 (17:40)
chvs17   1 blog posts
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Thanks a lot for sharing the information which is greatly helpful
Station Tip
Sep 20 (15:25)   ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs)

Prabhat Sharan ☆ Usha^~   11940 blog posts   284 correct pred (62% accurate)
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New Retiring Room at Ahmedabad provides 3 Star facilities & comfort to the passengers. It has delux rooms as well as family rooms to accommodate travelling families.
click here
Train Tip
Dec 23 2017 (15:47)   12215/Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express (PT)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1211 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 2925800            Tags   Past Edits
This tip is based on my couple of journeys between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
1. Tickets and availability: Even in the peak season, this is a train on which you can bank on. I traveled during the Christmas season and was successful in getting the tickets. The main advantage and disadvantage of this train are its timing at ADI. It arrives at ADI at a very odd time of 1:10 AM in the night due to which many people avoid it and making it available for others.
2. Coaches and Comfort: During my entire
journey of 6h 40m, I didn't sleep for a minute. All credit goes to the coaches which give you heavy vibrations and jerks. A couple of times in the night, I felt the train has derailed due to the jerks. If you are looking for comfort, please don't book this train. I was on the lower berth once and side upper berth the second time. Lower berth journey was really unpleasant.
3. Speed: "Blaster" is the word that comes to my mind when I think of my experience travelling in this train. After leaving Ahmedabad, it literally traverses as a rocket blasting through stations. Being a railfan, this is one thing all of us crave for but at night, even railfans require comfortable sleep which is largely disturbed by the blasting speed and coach geometry. Speed is one department where this train doesn't disappoint at all. Continuously hits the 100 km/h mark.

Aug 06 (15:21)
NEYMAR   3 blog posts
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How was the crowd/public in your journeys ??

Aug 07 (11:35)
The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1211 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
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It had full occupancy from Ahmedabad.
Station Tip
Jun 04 (20:47)   ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs)

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An Executive Lounge is started at Ahmedabad Railway Station on 27th March, 2019 with a view to provide comfort & convenience to the passengers. It is first such lounge in Western India.
Source: Twitter
Station Tip
Jul 04 2018 (08:25)   ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs)

Ratnakar^~   6467 blog posts   5521 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 3600265            Tags   Past Edits
PRS counters at Ahmedabad station
Note : At self travelling counters you have to present your AADHAR card to show that you are travelling.
Counter 1 - ------
Counter 2- Ladies
Counter 3- supervisor (for
self travelling sr ctzn, FT, PH, Pass, MP/MLA, BP change, Name change, group reservation)
Counter 4 - Self travelling gents
Counter 5 - Circular ticket, Pass, PTO
Counter 6 - For authorised Travel agents
Countee 7-12 - General reservation and cancellation (with token number issued at entry)
Counter 13 - Forms and enquiry
Counter 14 -18 - Mostly closed.
NOTE : Take the token by placing your left hand on sensor at entry gate otherwise you won't be entertained at counter.

Jul 04 2018 (08:53)
Somanko^~   25615 blog posts   16694 correct pred (95% accurate)
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Tell me whether the Counters accept Card/POS/BHIM payments?

Jul 04 2018 (09:13)
Ratnakar^~   6467 blog posts   5521 correct pred (85% accurate)
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Counter no. 5 only. If you have a credit/debit card, you can simply go to this counter irrespective of your token number.
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