Sabarmati Junction is a railway station under Western Railway and a junction just six kilometers away from main Ahmedabad
Railway Station in Gujarat
state of India
. It is junction on Ahmedabad - Mehsana
railway line. It is more famous for Sabarmati Ashram
located near it, which was founded by Mahatma Gandhi. Sabarmati serves both metre-gauge track on Mehsana line and main broad-gauge line for all trains departing from Ahmedabad.
Sabarmati Metre Gauge Termius has now been named Gandhigram in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Sabarmati also has special yard for Passenger trains. Sabarmati Railway Station in western part of the city is being proposed to be developed as an additional terminal for departure and termination of Delhi-bound trains. The railway officials said that there are plans to develop Sabarmati railway station as an alternate station of Ahmedabad Railway Station