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Balurghat Railway Station

 

Balurghat Railway Station

Balurghat Railway Station
Indian Railway Station
Location Chakvrigu, Balurghat, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates
Elevation 24 metres (79 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Norteast Frontier Railway
Line(s) Eklakhi-Balurghat branch line
Platforms 1 (another under construction)
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code BLGT
Zone(s) Norteast Frontier Railway
Division(s) Katihar
History
Opened 2004
Location
Balurghat Railway Station is located in West Bengal
Location of Balurghat railway station in West Bengal
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Northeast Frontier Railway zone Terminus

Balurghat Railway Station (Bengali: বালুরঘাট) is a railway station, serves Balurghat city and the surrounding areas in Dakshin Dinajpur in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is on the Eklakhi-Balurghat branch line.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Trains Originating from Balurghat Station 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

The 87.26-kilometre (54.22 mi) long Eklakhi-Balurghat broad gauge line was opened in 2004.[1] The extension of the Eklakhi-Balurghat branch line to Hili was announced in the Rail Budget for 2010-11.[2]

Trains Originating from Balurghat Station

  1. Malda Town Balurghat Passenger
  2. Sealdah Balurghat Gour Express
  3. Malda Town-Balurghat-Katihar Passenger DEMU
  4. NJP-Balurghat Intercity Express
  5. Howrah-Balurghat Bi-weekly Express
  6. Kolkata Balurghat Tebhaga Express

References

  1. ^ "Opening of Eklakhi-Balurghat new line". Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Railway projects galore for Bengal". The Hindu Business Line. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 

External links

  • Trains at Balurghat
  • Balurghat travel guide from Wikivoyage
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