Station Wi-Fi Project
Contributing towards fulfillment of Hon’ble PM’s Digital India initiative, Indian Railways decided to provide Wi-Fi Broadband facility to Rail users at major Railway stations.
RailTel has taken a lead in providing fast Wi-Fi for the use of passengers at A1, A category Railway stations. RailTel roped in Google as the technology partner for setting up fast Wi-Fi network initially covering 400 stations for providing fast Wi Fi to millions of passengers everyday. Wi-Fi services to passengers are being provided under ‘Railwire’, the retail Broadband distribution model of RailTel. Designed to offer users the best Internet experience, Railwire Wi-Fi will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection on a smartphone.
Railway stations are the places where the cross section of the society is available. This initiative is part of bridging the digital divide & providing high speed access network to all rail users with financial inclusion of Local Cable Operators. This facility shall provide our railway passengers to remain connected while waiting for the train. They can also use this facility for streaming High Density Videos, do their office work online etc.
RailTel shall be providing high speed end to end network connectivity on Fiber, Google shall be providing the Radio Access Network along with Technology support.
Once implemented this shall be one of the largest public Wi-Fi project in the World.The Wi-Fi service shall provide high speed connectivity for viewing uninterrupted high definition video, download of movies, songs, games by the passengers at Railway station
Statewise Status of Station Wi-Fi
|S.No||State/UT||Commissioned Stations||Coming Soon|
|1.||Andhra Pradesh||Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guntur,Palasa, Rajahmundry, Kakinada Town, Nellore, Srikakulam Road, Bhimavaram Town, Samalkot Jn., Eluru, SatyaSai Prashanti Nilayam, Anakapalle,Tenali Jn., Tuni & Vizianagaram||Cuddapah, Guntakal Jn., Renigunta,Anantapur, Chirala, Gudur Jn., Ongole, Tadepalligudem|
|2.||Assam||Jorhat Town, Guwahati & Lumding||Barpeta Road, Kamakhya, New Bongaigaon, Rangiya Jn., Silchar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh Town|
|3.||Bihar||Patna, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Danapur, Mokama, Kiul Jn., Darbhanga, Chhapra & Bhagalpur||Anugraha Narayan Road, Bapudham Motihari, Barauni Jn., Betiah, Dehri-On-Sone, Jamui, Katihar Jn, Khagaria Jn., Madhubani, Patna Sahib Jn., Samastipur Jn., Siwan Jn., Rajendra Nagar(T), Buxar, Bakhtiyarpur Jn., Ara Jn., Sasaram Jn., Jamalpur, Purnea Jn & Kishanganj.|
|5.||Chhattisgarh||Raipur, Bilaspur, Rajnandgaon, Champa Jn., Bhilai Power House, Raigarh & Durg|
|6.||Gujarat||Surat, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Jamnagar, Palanpur, Gandhidham, Vadodara & Rajkot||Mahesana , New Bhuj, Bhavnagar Terminus, Veraval, Navsari, Udhana, Valsad, Vapi, Surendranagar, Anand, Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Nadiad|
|7.||Haryana||Faridabad Old, Ambala Cantt., Karnal, Rohtak, Panipat, Sonipat, Gurugram & Faridabad New, Ballabgarh||Hisar, Jagadhri, Kalka, Rewari|
|8.||Himachal Pradesh||Solan, Shimla||-|
|9.||Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu Tawi||Udhampur|
|10.||Jharkhand||Ranchi, Dhanbad Jn., Jasidih Jn. , Parashnath & Tatanagar||Gomoh Jn., Koderma, Madhupur, Bokaro Steel City, Hatia|
|11.||Karnataka||Dharwad, Bangalore City, Davangere, Bangarpet, Mangalore Central, Hubli, Kengeri, Gulbarga, Mysore & Yesvantpur (Bangalore), Krishnarajapuram, Hassan Jn. Hospet||Bangalore Cantt.,Belgaum, Mangalore Jn., Shimoga Town, Raichur, Yadgir, Bellary|
|12.||Kerala||Ernakulam Jn, Thiruvananthapuram Central, Thrissur, Kollam Jn & Kozhikode||Ernakulam Town, Kanhangad, Kannur, Kottayam, Palakkad Jn., Shoranur Jn., Tiruvalla, Vadakara, Kasargod, Payyannur, Thalassery, Tirur, Alappuzha, Aluva, Chengannur, Kayankulam Jn|
|13.||Madhya Pradesh||Bina, Ujjain, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Satna, Singrauli, Itarsi, Pipariya, Vidisha,Ratlam, Gwalior & Indore, Hoshangabad, Saugor, Nagda & Damoh||Habibganj, Katni, Maihar, Rewa, Morena, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Betul|
|14.||Maharashtra||Ballarshah, Mumbai Central, Churchgate, Bandra, Bandra Terminus, Dadar (WR), Dadar (CR), Khar Road, Kalyan, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Byculla, Panvel, Thane, Borivali, Lonavala, Kurla, Andheri, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Belapur, Vashi, Dombivli, Chembur, , Vasai, Virar, Bhyander, Ghatkopar, Daund, Wardha, Sainagar Sirdi, Pune, Mulund, Kurduwadi, Bhusawal, Nagpur, Kopargaon, Manmad, Badnera, Solapur,Badlapur,Vadala Road, Ahmednagar, Akola & Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Miraj & Latur||Gondia, Jalgaon, Nasik Road, Jalna, Nagarsol, Nanded, Parbhani jn., Amravati, Chalisgaon, Shegaon, Chandrapur.|
|16.||Delhi||Hazarat Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar Terminus, Delhi Cantt., Adarshnagar delhi, Delhi Shahadra, New Delhi & Delhi Jn||Delhi Sarai Rohilla,|
|17.||Odisha||Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Khurda Road, Rourkela, Rayagada, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road,Jharsuguda, Balasore, Bhadrak & Puri||-|
|18.||Punjab||Jalandhar City, Bathinda Jn., Amritsar, Beas, Pathankot, Firozpur Cantt., Jallandhar Cantt., Sirhind Jn. & Ludhiana||Rajpura Jn., Chakki Bank, Phagwara|
|19.||Rajasthan||Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, Hanumangarh Jn.,Rani, Jaipur, Alwar, Ajmer, Udaipur City, Falna, Kota, Jaisalmer, Abu road, Phulera, Pali Marwar, Marwar Jn. & Jodhpur & Bharatpur Jn.||Lalgarh, Suratgarh, Bandikui, Gandhinagar-Jp, Chittorgarh Jn.|
|20.||Tamil Nadu||Dindigul Jn, Nagercoil Jn, Madurai, Coimbatore, Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Arakkonam Jn., Tiruchchirappalli, Chennai Central, Udagamandalam (Ooty), Chengalpattu Jn., Coonoor, Rameswaram, Villupuram Jn., Erode Jn,, Karur Jn, Jolarpettai Jn, Kumbakonam, Tirunelveli Jn, Thanjavur Jn, Salem Jn, Kanniyakumari,Kovilpatti, Katpadi & Mettupalayam||Virudhunagar Jn, Tuticorin, Tiruppur, Mayiladuthurai Jn.|
|21.||Telangana||Kacheguda, Khammam, Secunderabad,Kazipet Jn.,Manchiryal, Hyderabad & Warangal||Ssp Nilayam, Kurnool Town, Nizamabad|
|22.||Uttar Pradesh||Khalilabad, Lalitpur, Sultanpur, Fatehpur, Azamgarh, Jhansi, Lucknow, Lucknow Jn., Ayodhya, Mughalsarai Jn., Gorakhpur, Allahabad, Aligarh, Gonda Jn., Bareilly, Kanpur, Mathura, Varanasi, Agra Cantt., Ghazipur City, Bhadohi, Muzaffarnagar, Basti, Pratapgarh, Etawah, Saharanpur Jn., Moradabad, Mirzapur, Tundla,Shahganj, Janghai, Meerut City,Phaphund, Meerut Cant., Ghaziabad, Barabanki, Ballia, Belthara Road, Hapur, Rampur jn., Rae - Bareli Jn., Deoria Sadar & Shahjahanpur Jn.||Chitrakutdham Karwi, Jaunpur, Mau Jn., Agra Fort,Raja Ki Mandi, Orai, Unnao, Hardoi|
|23.||Uttarakhand / Uttranchal||Dehradun, Haridwar, Kathgodam||Roorkee, Rudrapur City|
|24.||West Bengal||Sealdah, Kharagpur, Asansol, Barddhaman, Digha, Rampurhat, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town, Howrah, Durgapur, Darjeeling, Siliguri Jn, Naihati Jn., New Farakka, Alipurduar Junction,Raiganj,Bandel, New Alipurduar, Kolkata Terminal, Purulia Jn & Ghoom||Shalimar, New Coochbehar, Coochbehar|
|TOTAL||289 Stations||130 Stations|