Dehradun Transport

Dehradun Transport

Dehradun Railways


Dehradun Transport- Dehradun railway station is the largest train station in the city. A part of the Northern Railway (NR) zone, the railway station was established by the British in 1899, it is the last station on the Northern Railway line in the area. Some important express trains operating from Dehradun Railway station Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express runs between New Delhi Junction and Dehradun Station, Dehradun Express runs between Bandra Terminus and Dehradun Station, Varanasi Dehradun Express which runs between Varanasi Junction and Dehradun, Dehradun Amritsar Express, Doon Express The distance between Dehradun and Howrah Junction is 1,557 km. (967 mi), Mussoorie Express which runs between Dehradun and Delhi Junction, Intra State Kathgodam Express connects Kathgodam and Dehradun, Nanda Devi Express connects Kota Junction to Dehradun, and Kochuveli Dehradun Superfast Express at a distance of 3,459 kilometers It runs (2,149 mi) and connects 9 states of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand connecting to Kochiveli. The Development Corporation of Indian Railway Stations (IRSDC) is working on the redevelopment of existing railway stations so that they can be converted into world-class travel centers.

By Road

Dehradun Transport is located on National Highway 7, National Highway 307 which connects it to the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh. There are two sets of major roads in Dehradun city, one with NE-SW (Rajpur main road) and the other with NW-SE (Raipur, Kaulagarh, and Chakrata) directions, and they, in turn, are connected to another minor road network. Road density is higher in the central part of the city around the bus stand and railway station. Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC), is a public sector passenger road transport corporation that is a major component of the transportation system in Uttarakhand, which operates intracity and intercity bus service. There are also private transport operators operating around 3000 buses on non-nationalized routes along some interstate routes. Other means of travel for local inter-city transport are public transport buses, auto-rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, and Vikram vehicles (often blamed for pollution and noise).

Dehradun Road
Dehradun Airways

By Airways

Dehradun is served by Dehradun Airport, also known as Jolly Grant Airport (IATA: DED, ICAO: VIDN), which began its commercial operations on 30 March 2008. The airport is 27 kilometers (17 mi) from the city center and is located in Doiwala. The nearest international airport is in New Delhi. So far Air India, Air India Express, Alliance Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Vistara operate flights from Dehradun to Mumbai, Varanasi, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Allahabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, and many other cities. In 2013, 1,325,931 passengers passed through the airport, making it the 38th busiest airport in India. There is also a helicopter service from Chhattisgarh to Dehradun Transport, a town in the Uttarkashi district and Gauchar.

There are direct flights from Mumbai and Srinagar and a 50-minute direct flight from Lucknow to Dehradun. The airport is to be developed as an international airport.