The Jabalpur Junction is a broad gauge station. It is connected with Katni to the north east, Itarsi to the south west and Nainpur Junction to the South. On 1 October Narrow gauge line stop working as per order of railway ministry hence this rail route is converting as Jabalpur - Nagpur broad gauge line. Out of the Jabalpur-Balaghat section, Jabalpur-Nainpur and Balaghat-Samnapur have already been converted to Broad Gauge. Within state, it is well connected to Bhopal, Ujjain, Gwalior Junction, Indore, Khandwa, Narsinghpur, Ratlam and Bina. In the 2011-2012 Railway Budget, a new line up to Sagar via Udaipura is proposed for survey. Recently station is blessed with new humsafar express which will connect Jabalpur to Santragachi (Kolkata).