BASAR RAILWAY STATION
Basar or Basara is a census town in Nirmal district in the state of Telangana, India, 34 kilometres from Nizamabad
It is located on the banks of River Godavari and is famous for its Saraswathi temple in India. This temple is one of the very few temples of Goddess Saraswati in South India. The Gnana Saraswati Temple, Basar is a temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (means "initiation into education").
Basar (Railway Station Code: BSX) is a railway station under Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway(SCR). It is the last Telangana station on the Secunderabad-Manmad line. The next station Dharmabad, lies in Maharashtra. The town of Basar is connected to Nizamabad, Hyderabad, Nanded, Aurangabad and Mumbai.
The Gnana Saraswati Temple, Basar is a temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (means "Initiation of Education").
The town got Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, a state university offering engineering courses that was established in 2008.
BASAR station is Non-Suburban Grade-4 (NSG-4)
Line(s) : 1. Nizamabad–Manmad section
Platforms : 2 nos.
Passengers : 3,000 (approximately per day)
Type of Service
No. of Trains
Express Trains: Daily
17058/17057, 17064/17063, 17405/17406.
Express Trains: Non-Daily
17639/17640, 17641/17642, 12753/12754, 12755/12756 17213/17214, 17020/17019, 16003/16004, 11206/11205
57593/57594, 57563/57564, 57557/57558,
57561/57562, 51433/51434, 51422/51421
Passing through express trains
16733/16734, 12720/12719, 12765/12766,
19713/19714, 18504/18503, 19301/ 19302
Booking Counters : 1
Reservation Counters : 1 (08:00-18:00 hrs.)
Type of Amenity
1 PRS Cum UTS Counter
PF 1–24 nos.+1 Water Vending machine PF 2–20 nos.+ 1 Water Vending machine
No. of Seats
PF 1 – 175 nos., PF 2 – 100 nos.
PF 1–781Sqm, PF 2–370.5 Sqm
No. of PFs & Level
2 nos. and both are High Level
PF 1 – 17 nos., PF 2 – 8 nos.
PF 1 – 8 nos., PF 2 – 5 nos.
Foot Over Bridge
Time table board
PF 1 – 2 nos., PF 2 -2 nos.
PA System/ Computer based Announcement
Parking cum Circulatory Area with Lights
Electronic Train Indicator Board
PF 1 – 555 m, PF 2 – 555 m
2 Double Bed Rooms
1 Ten bedded dormitory
Waiting Room (with Bathing Facilities)
Separate for Ladies
(combined for Upper and Second Class)
Touch Screen Enquiry System
Pay & Use toilets on Platforms and Circulating area
Train Coach Indication System
Facelift of station building including façade
Card bases Automatic Tkt Vending machines
Non Slippery walkway from Parking lot the stn Building
May I Help You Counter
Bus Route - connectivity:
There is a bus terminal in front of the Railways station (300 mtrs. away) It is well connected to all the parts of the city.
Existing method of Cleanliness:
As per NGT directives on Environmental management System, this station is certified ISO-14001:2015 certification
BASAR station cleaning has been outsourced and cleaning is done round the clock in three shifts at all platforms, waiting halls, concourse, circulating areas etc.
Cleanliness and segregation is being done regularly and waste is being disposed through contractual agencies.
cleanliness staff is being ensured all statutory provisions of Labour laws like minimum wages, PF, ESIC, periodic rest, uniforms etc. are being followed.
All the Plat forms are covered under cleaning contract and waste generated is being disposed to municipal agencies.
The stainless steel twin dust bins with segregation are provided for biodegradable and Non-biodegradable wastes on all platforms, waiting halls, concourse, circulating areas
Solid waste management:
The solid waste at BASAR Railway station is being segregated at source itself by provision of bifurcated collection of Biodegradable waste and Non-biodegradable waste through 20 numbers of dust bins on all the three platforms.
The segregated waste in the dust bins is monitored thoroughly for getting filled up and being shifted to master dust bin and transported through lorry to the location provided by Municipality
Wet and Dry (Green & Blue Colour coded) dustbins have been provided.
The segregated waste is collected in eco-friendly polythene covers and closed before these are shifted to central dump yard.
Water Audit was conducted periodically.
Energy Audit was conducted periodically
To upkeep the cleanliness of station, Anti-littering drives are being thoroughly conducted and offenders are being penalized as per the guide lines
Creating cleanliness awareness in passengers, the video displays are being done at station using Public Address System, via TV/Audio systems.
Also Musical jingles are being played in the PA system frequently to educate the railway passengers on platform
Swachh Bharath Programmes are being organized throughout the year.
Action plan for improving Cleanliness:
A Taskforce comprising of Railway officials of various departments have been organized to monitor and supervise open defecation in and around railway premises.
All the encroachments have been removed and station is free from encroachment.
Monitoring mechanism is already available for avoiding encroachments under Railway act 1985, PPE Act–1971 with the help of state government authorities and is being monitored regularly.
Polluters and Litterers are being penalized by RPF and Commercial department regularly.
Passengers’ awareness board is provided regarding penalty against littering in Railway premises apart from providing dustbins.
To remove the existing encroachment under Railway act, 1989 and PPE act, 1971 with the help of state Govt. authorities and police for which they are being pursued regularly.
Comments and Suggestions by Passengers/Public:
The passengers/ public can communicate the comments and suggestions through the following means.
A link has been provided in SCR official website for registering all grievances and suggestions with regard to cleanliness and hygiene issues.
At RailMadad portal - Registration form
Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 18-12-2019