Gwalior railway station (station code: GWL) is an important railway station of Gwalior City in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is operated by North Central Railway.[2]

The Gwalior Junction GWL is part of the Jhansi Division of the North Central Railways.

Gwalior is one of the major commercial railway stations of the North Central Railway of Indian Railways, which zonal Headquarters is centred in Allahabad. The station has won awards from Indian Railways for clean infrastructure in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1992. Express trains like the Bhopal Express, Taj Express, Rajdhani Express, Garib Rath Express, Bhopal Shatabdi, and about 150 trains (considering both up and down tracks) stop at Gwalior and 10 trains originating from Gwalior.

Gwalior is, perhaps, one of the few places where both narrow-gauge and broad-gauge railway tracks are still operational. The Gwalior narrow-gauge track is the narrowest in India.

Gwalior is well connected via train services to all parts of the country including 4 metros. There are direct trains to Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata (Howrah), Chennai, Ujjain, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam (Kochi), Indore, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jammu, Lucknow, Bhopal, Bangalore, Jaipur, Udaipur, Dehradun and additional major towns. Gwalior is the main station serving most of the important and long distance trains. There are two additional stations within the city limits, named Birla nagar and Sithouli. These stations interconnect to additional stations and additionally serve the short distance trains connecting Gwalior to nearby towns and villages.

There are additional narrow-gauge stations within the city, named and Motijheel. Gwalior lies on the longest functional broad-gauge line in India between Delhi and Mumbai.


Gwalior Junction is linked with a large number of industrial and important cities of India by direct trains like New Delhi, Bhopal, Lucknow, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Jammu, Agra, Jhansi, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, etc.

Gwalior Junction is served by 4 broad-gauge routes:

  1. To AgraNew Delhi
  2. To JhansiBhopal
  3. To GunaUjjain
  4. To Gwalior BirlanagarBhind- etawah

Gwalior Junction is served by a narrow-gauge route called Gwalior Light Railway.

  1. To SabalgarhSheopur

Originating trains

TrainTrain no.DestinationVia
Chambal Express12176HowrahGaya
Bundelkhand Express11107VaranasiAllahabad
Gwalior–Barauni Mail11124BarauniGorakhpur
Gwalior–Indore Intercity Express11126IndoreUjjain
Gwalior–Bhopal Intercity Express12198BhopalGuna, Bina
Gwalior–Pune Express11102PuneUjjain, Vadodara, Surat
Gwalior–Agra Fast Passenger51881AgraMorena
Gwalior–Bina Passenger51884BinaGuna
Gwalior-Bhind Passenger59823,59825BhindMalanpur
Sushasan Express11111BalrampurHAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN

Narrow-gauge trains

  • Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger
  • Gwalior–Sheopur Passenger
  • Gwalior–Sabalgarh Passenger