Tanakpur Railway Station

About Tanakpur Railway Station

TanakpurMohanpur in Tanakpur
1.5 kms / 4 mins
From Pilibhit Chowk, Tanakpur, Uttarakhand
30 mins

Tanakpur Railway Station in Tanakpur

About Tanakpur Railway Station

Tanakpur Railway Station (Station Code: TPU) is the small rail head that connects Champawat district of Uttarakhand to other parts of India. The town itself is located on the banks of Sarda river and acts as a junction for Kumaon's mountainous region. Ramnagar junction is under the administrative control of the Izzatnagar division of the North Eastern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Tanakpur also marks the first point of the revered yearly Kailash Manasarovar Pilgrimage. Lying closer to the Indo-Nepal Border, Tanakpur is very important on the security perspective of India as a nation. Tanakpur Railway Station has turned out to be a help for the tourists coming to Champawat, Abbott Mount, Lohaghat, Pithoragarh and Munsiyari.

Train Schedule of Tanakpur Railway Station

Only few trains are scheduled from here every day for connecting almost major cities of India. Tanakpur Railway Station is a last railway station of his division has 1 platforms which operates 1-2 trains most of them daily basis.

The operation of the Purnagiri Jan Shatabdi Express has started from 27 February. This train will run on daily basis. This is a list of the trains that starts or terminates in Tanakpur Junction:

Train Name / No.Start PointEnd PointArrivesDepartsStop TimeOperational DaysMajor Cities
Tpu Ash Express (52228)Tanakpur (TPU)Aishbagh (ASH)Starts18:40First StopDailyKhatima, Pilibhit, Lucknow
Nainital Express (15308)Aishbagh (ASH)Tanakpur (TPU)09:30EndsLast StopDailyLucknow, Pilibhit, Khatima
Purnagiri Jan Shatabdi Express
TanakpurDelhi11:1521:35Last StopDaily
Purnagiri Jan Shatabdi Express
DelhiTanakpur07:1019:10Last StopDaily

Facilities at Tanakpur Junction

Tanakpur is a small railway station to connect Champawat district of Uttarakhand to other parts of the country. Passengers can find facilities like:

  • Waiting Room: A small Waiting Room is available at Tanakpur Railway Station for use by genuine passengers. These can be used free of cost on production of your journey tickets for a few hours till the connecting train arrives.
  • Places to shop and eat: There are few of small stores in platform for snacks and some light refreshments.
  • Accommodation: You can also find couples of handful hotels just outside the station at a fair price.
  • Cloak Room: Cloakrooms and Safety Lockers are available at Tanakpur station where your luggage can be kept in safe custody.
  • Reservation: Passenger can book tickets at Tanakpur Railway Station through computer reservation facility.
  • Help Desk: Passenger can get help from tourist help desk on railway station like train timings, directions, and tourism queries.

Tanakpur Railway Station Location

Tanakpur is the nearest railhead for people who want to visit Champawat and Pithoragarh, Tanakpur is situated on the banks of Sharda River in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand. Tourist can easily find cabs, taxis, and buses from outside the station towards hilly regions. Nearest bus stand is Tanakpur itself that is few km far from Tanakpur Railway Station buses are simply available for Delhi and to all major destinations in North India including Dehradun, Meerut, Saharanpur, Shimla, Haridwar, Nainital, Ranikhet, and Almora. The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport located about (35 km) in Pantnagar.

Major Tourist Destinations near Tanakpur Railway Station

As gateway of Champawat and Pithoragarh district, Tanakpur Railway Station becomes very important mean to connect with Champawat city as well as Kumaon. Therefore, tourists who plan to visit Abbott Mount and nearby places they have to deboard at the Tanakpur Junction. Find the tourist destinations which are connected with Tanakpur with distance as follows:

Distance of Tanakpur Railway Station from different tourist destinations:

Distance in KM
Abbott Mount197

Some Other Places to See Near Tanakpur Railway Station

Shyamlatal, Vanasur Ka Kila, Baleshwar Temple, Ek Hathiya Ka Naula, Kranteshwar Mahadev Temple, Mayawati Ashram, Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple, Patal Rudreshwar, Reetha Sahib, Banbasa Range.

Location of Tanakpur Railway Station

Tanakpur Railway Station is located in Tanakpur ( Mohanpur in Tanakpur).

What is Tanakpur Railway Station famous for?

Tanakpur Railway Station is popular place for following activities/ interests - Railway Station.

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