Udhna

Udhna is a suburban area of Surat, located primarily on Surat-Navsari Highway in the Indian state of Gujarat.[1]

Udhna
Suburb
Busy Udhna-Navsari Corridor near Khavarnagar Junction
Busy Udhna-Navsari Corridor near Khavarnagar Junction
Udhna is located in Gujarat
Udhna
Udhna
Location in Gujarat, India
Udhna is located in India
Udhna
Udhna
Udhna (India)
Coordinates: 21°10′04″N 72°50′18″E / 21.1677°N 72.8382°ECoordinates: 21°10′04″N 72°50′18″E / 21.1677°N 72.8382°E
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictSurat District
TalukasChoriyasi
Area
 • Total62 km2 (24 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total407,970
 • Density6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi, Marathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
394210
Vehicle registrationGJ-5
Nearest citySurat
Websitegujaratindia.com

Demographics

As of the 2001 census, Udhna had a population of 407,970. Males constitute 63% of the population and females 37%. Udhna has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 63%. In Udhna, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - udhna

See also

Ahmedabad–Mumbai main line

The Ahmedabad–Mumbai main line is a railway route on the Western Railway section of Indian Railways. It is one of the busiest railway route of the Indian Railways, and is fully electrified.

The Ahmedabad–Mumbai corridor passes through some major industrial cities such as Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Ankleshwar, Vapi, Dahanu Road and Palghar. There are commutes daily and regularly between these industrial clusters for business and work. This makes the Ahmedabad–Mumbai line one of the most productive and the most beneficial for the public.

Antyodaya Express

Antyodaya Express are completely Unreserved/General coaches designed by Indian Railways. These are supposed to be overnight fully unreserved trains. Antyodaya Express was proposed in 2016 Railway Budget of India to operate on peak routes having more rush. The trains have only general coaches designed by Indian Railways with Bio-toilets and facility for mobile charging in compartments as well.

Bardoli railway station

Bardoli railway station is a railway station in Surat district of Gujarat state of India. It serves Bardoli town. It is under Mumbai WR railway division of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. Bardoli railway station is 31 km away from Surat railway station. It is located on Udhna – Jalgaon main line of the Indian Railways.It is located at 35 m above sea level and has one platform. As of 2016, electrified double broad gauge railway line exists at this station. Passenger, MEMU, and one Superfast trains halt here.

Bhestan railway station

Bhestan railway station is a small railway station on the Western Railway network in the state of Gujarat, India. Bhestan railway station is 10 km away from Surat railway station. Passenger, MEMU, and Express trains halt here.

Dondaicha railway station

Dondaicha railway station is located in Dondaicha town of Dhule district, Maharashtra. Its code is DDE. It has two platforms. Passenger, MEMU, Express and Superfast trains halt here.

Jalgaon Junction railway station

Jalgaon Junction railway station serves Jalgaon in Jalgaon district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Jaynagar - Udhna Antyodaya Express

Jaynagar - Udhna Antyodaya Express is a express train belonging to East Central Railway zone that runs between Jaynagar and Udhna Junction. It is currently being operated with 15563/15564 train numbers on weekly basis.

Khodiyar railway station

Khodiyar railway station is a small railway station on the Western Railway network in the state of Gujarat, India. Khodiyar railway station is 11 km from Sabarmati Junction railway station. Passenger, MEMU and Express trains halt here.

Mumbai WR railway division

Mumbai WR railway division is one of the six railway divisions under Western Railway zone of Indian Railways. This railway division was formed on 5 November 1951 and its headquarter is located at Mumbai Central in the state of Maharashtra of India.

Vadodara railway division, Ahmedabad railway division, Bhavnagar railway division, Rajkot railway division and Ratlam railway division are the other five railway divisions under WR Zone headquartered at Churchgate, Mumbai.

Shramik express

The 19051/19052 Valsad - Muzaffarpur Shramik Express is an express train running between Valsad of Gujarat and Muzaffarpur of Bihar.It operates as train number 19051 from Valsad to Muzaffarpur Junction and as train number 19052 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Sindkheda railway station

Sindkheda railway station is located near Sindkheda town of Dhule district, Maharashtra. Its code is SNK. It has two platforms. Passenger, MEMU, Express and Superfast trains halt here.

Surat Bhagalpur Express

The 22947/22948 Surat – Bhagalpur Express is a Superfast train running between Surat of Gujarat and Bhagalpur Junction of Bihar. It is also known as Tapti Ganga Superfast Express.It operates as train number 22947 from Surat to Bhagalpur Junction and as train number 22948 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Surat railway station

Surat Railway Station (Code: ST) is a major railway station serving Surat, beside Gothangam, Kosad, Utran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niol and Sachin. It is under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Surat is A1 - category railway station of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Mumbai rail route. The railway station was built in 1860.

Going north, Utran Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Udhna Junction Railway Station is to the south of Surat.

In early 2016, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation rated the facility the best large station in India based on cleanliness. Railway station of Surat is on first the floor from ground.

The nearest international airport is Surat Airport.

Tapti Ganga Express

The 19045/19046 Tapti Ganga Express (Hindi :ताप्तीगंगा एक्सप्रेस ) is an express train running between Surat of Gujarat and Chhapra Junction of Bihar. The train is named for the Tapti River in Surat and the Ganga River in Chhapra. It was introduced in 1990 by George Fernandes to run between Surat and Varanasi Junction, but in rail budget 2012-13 it was extended upto Chhapra Junction.

It operates as train number 19045 from Surat to Chhapra Junction and as train number 19046 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Udhna - Danapur Express

The 19063/19064 Udhna - Danapur Express is a express train belonging to Western Railway zone that runs between Udhna Junction and Danapur in India. It is currently being operated with 19063/19064 train numbers on Bi-weekly basis.

Udhna Junction railway station

Udhna Junction railway station is a railway station serving Udhna town, in Surat district of Gujarat State of India. It is under Mumbai WR railway division of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is located on New Delhi–Mumbai main line of the Indian Railways.

It is located at 14 m above sea level and has three platforms. As of 2016, electrified double Broad Gauge railway line exist and at this station, 59 trains stops, 3 trains originates and 3 trains terminate. Surat Airport, is at distance of 13 kilometres.

Udhna Varanasi Express

The 19057/19058 Udhna - Varanasi Express is a express train of Indian Railways connecting Udhna Junction and Varanasi Junction. The train was introduced in rail budget 2012-13.

It operates as train number 19057 from Udhna Junction to Varanasi Junction and as train number 19058 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Udhna–Jalgaon line

The Udhna–Jalgaon line is part of the Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. It connects Surat and Jalgaon in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Vyara (VYA) is the nearest railway station to Kakrapar Atomic Power Station and Ukai Dam and Ukai Thermal Power Station. This line is one of the branch lines of Bhusawal–Kalyan section.

Vyara railway station

Vyara railway station is a railway station in Tapi district of Gujarat state of India. It is under Mumbai WR railway division of Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways. Vyara railway station is 61 km far away from Surat railway station. It is located on Udhna – Jalgaon main line of the Indian Railways.It is located at 90 m above sea level and has two platform. As of 2016, electrified double broad gauge railway line exists at this station. Passenger, MEMU, Express and Superfast trains halt here.

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