Bangalore Cantt is a suburb of Bangalore city and was established in the time of British Raj. At that time, it was used as a Military Cantonment for British army. It has an area of 13 sq. Km and spans from Residency in the west to Binnamangala in the east. The Bangalore Cantt area is now a major part of the city with many clubs, bungalows and churches. It is a major tourist attraction with shopping streets, and restaurants along with many spectacular buildings of the British age.
Bangalore Cantt Railway Station:
The Bangalore Cantt railway station or BNC is one of the three major railway stations serving the beautiful and busy city of Bangalore and is situated at station road, Vasanth Nagar and is controlled by the South Western Zone’s of Bangalore division. There are three platforms on this station and all of them are easily accessible with the foot over bridges.
Trains That Stop at Bangalore Cant Station Are;
- Shatabdi Express
- Ernakulam Express
- Lalbagh Express
- Bangalore-Karaikal Fast Passenger
- Yesvantpur-Tirupathi Express
- Chennai Express
- Sangha Mitra Express
- Bagmati Express
Face-lifting of Bangalore Cantt station was done in which its entrance and ticket counters were remodelled and were accessible for public from January 2011.
Facilities at the Bangalore Cantt Railway Station:
The basic amenities and facilities provided to passengers on this station are computerised reservation centre, booking office for unreserved tickets, spacious waiting hall, paid parking, air-conditioned VIP lounge, Inquiry booths, Food plaza, ATM of several major banks and proper sanitary services. Along with that, the porters are also provided with hand trolleys to carry the luggage of the passengers.
Due to a great need for medical facilities on the station, Bangalore division also started a medical clinic at Bangalore Cantt station, and this clinic provides free first aid and medical emergency services for the passengers.
Restaurants Near Bangalore Cantt Railway Station:
The restaurants of Bangalore Cantt are famous for the quality, taste and varieties of food served here. Here, you will not only find the best south Indian foods, but also be pleased to find that the restaurants here also serve a vast variety of international and North Indian Foods. Some of the restaurants that you must visit on your visit to Bangalore Cantt are as follows.
- Travelkhana – Multi cuisine, North Indian, South Indian – Contact Number# 08800313131
- Fishlan – Sujatha Complex,1st Main, Gandhinagar, Majestic Bangalore
- Sukh sagar – 10, 3rd Main Road, Gandhinagar, Majestic Area
- Queens Refreshment, Veg-Non Veg – INSIDE Shifa Hospital
Queens Road, Tankbund Road, Tasker Town,Shivajinagar
- Pai Vihar Veg – Millers Road, Vasanth Nagar
- Nakshatra Restaurant – INSIDE Hotel Fortune Select JP Cosmos
Tank Bund Road, Cunningham Cresent Road, Vasanth Nagar
- Sanman Veg – Cunningham Road, Vasanth Nagar
Next To Al-Yousef Tower Business Complex
- Mast Kalandar Restaurant – Cunningham Road, Vasanth Nagar
- Hamsa Restaurant and Lodge – Hazrat Kambal Posh Road, Tasker Town,Shivajinagar
- Eden Park Restaurant – Venkataswamy Naidu Road, Cunningham Road, Shivajinagar
For those who are in search of the best luxury and facilities, the hotels near Bangalore Cantt station are the best option for accommodation and eating.
Some of the Popular Hotels in This Area are;
- Jayamahal Palace Hotel – A Heritage Hotel – Jayamahal Road, Bangalore
- Droog House – Nandidurga Road, Bangalore
- Le Meridien Bangalore – Sankey Road, Bangalore
- City Living – Queens Road, Bangalore
- Gold Star – Queens Road, Bangalore
- Young Island Comforts – Millers Road, Bangalore
Famous Food of Bangalore Cant Railway Station:
When you are in Bangalore, you will be overwhelmed with the variety of food available here in affordable prices. Being a major city in southern India, the food in Bangalore is mostly inspired from South Indian cuisine, but many of the restaurants here also serve delicious north Indian recipes along with Chinese and Thai food. The Thai food is served with an Indian twist by including a lot of spices and herbs to adopt it to the taste of Indians.
The major dishes that are served include, Idli, Pongal, Poori sagu, Dosas of many varieties, Khara Bath, etc. You can also enjoy awesome street foods such as kebabs, Panipuri, sev puri and bhel puri on the streets of Bangalore Cant.
With so many great places to visit and such awesome dishes to enjoy, Bangalore cantonment never fails to attract visitors from all over the country and foreign countries, as well.
Trains Passing Through Bangalore Cant Railway Station:
|Train No.||Train Name||Arr. Time||Dep. Time|
|2354||PATNA PREMIUM S||origin||15:30|
|6201||MYS SNSI EXPRESS(MYS-SNSI)||08:35||08:37|
|8637||HTE BNC G R SPL||06:00||destination|
|11013||Mumbai LTT-Coimbatore Express(LTT-CBE)||22:25||22:28|
|11014||Coimbatore Mumbai LTT Express(CBE-LTT)||16:10||16:12|
|12027||Chennai Bangalore Shatabdi Express(MAS-SBC)||22:09||22:11|
|12028||Bangalore Chennai Shatabdi Express(SBC-MAS)||06:08||06:10|
|12509||BangaloreCity-Guwahati SF Express(SBC-GHY)||23:40||23:45|
|12510||Guwahati-BangaloreCity SF Express(GHY-SBC)||11:05||11:10|
|12577||Bagmati SF weekly Express(DBG-SBC)||20:15||20:20|
|12578||Bagmati Weekly SF Express(SBC-DBG)||10:20||10:22|
|12657||Chennai – Bangalore Mail(MAS-SBC)||04:35||04:40|
|12677||BangaloreCity-Ernakulam Intercity Express(SBC-ERS)||06:25||06:27|
|12678||Ernakulam-BangaloreCity Intercity Express(ERS-SBC)||19:20||19:22|
|12683||Ernakulam Bangalore Superfast Express(ERS-SBC)||03:45||03:50|
|12684||Ernakulam SF Express(SBC-ERS)||18:55||18:57|
|12691||Chennai Sri Satya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam SF Express(MAS-SSPN)||05:01||05:05|
|12692||Chennai Sri Satya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam SF Express(SSPN-MAS)||23:10||23:12|
|12785||Kacheguda-Bangalore SF Express(KCG-SBC)||06:01||06:03|
|12786||Bangalore-Kacheguda SF Express(SBC-KCG)||18:30||18:32|
|12975||Mysore-Jaipur SF Express(MYS-JP)||13:10||13:12|
|12976||Jaipur-Mysore SF Express(JP-MYS)||12:20||12:25|
|16217||Mysore-Sainagar Shirdi Express(MYS-SNSI)||08:30||08:32|
|16218||Sainagar Shirdi – Mysore Weekly Express(SNSI-MYS)||02:55||03:00|
|16231||Mayiladuturai Mysore Express(MV-MYS)||05:05||05:10|
|16315||Bangalore-Kochuveli Tri-Weekly Express(SBC-KCVL)||17:25||17:30|
|16316||Kochuveli-Bangalore Tri Weekly Express(KCVL-SBC)||08:03||08:05|
|16321||Bangalore Tiruvananthapuram Weekly Express(SBC-TVC)||17:25||17:30|
|16322||Tiruvananthapuram Bangalore Weekly Express(TVC-SBC)||08:03||08:05|
|16519||Jolarpettai Bangalore Express(JTJ-SBC)||07:32||07:34|
|16520||Bangalore Jolarpettai Express(SBC-JTJ)||17:40||17:42|
|16522||Bangalore Bangarpet Express(SBC-BWT)||19:45||19:47|
|16731||Tuticorin Mysore Express(TN-MYS)||05:38||05:43|
|22607||Ernakulam-Bangalore Weekly SF Express(ERS-SBC)||03:43||03:45|
|22608||Bangalore-Ernakulam Weekly SF Express(SBC-ERS)||18:55||18:57|
|22625||SBC DOUBLE DECK||12:40||12:45|
|22681||Mysore-Chennai SF Express(MYS-MAS)||23:10||23:12|
|22682||Chennai-Mysore SF Express(MAS-MYS)||05:01||05:05|