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Madhukunda railway station

Madhukunda
Indian Railway Station
Location Mdhukunda, Purulia district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates
Elevation 128 metres (420 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Asansol-Adra line
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type At Ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Station code MDKD
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened 1891
Electrified 1957-62
Previous names Bengal Nagpur Railway
Location
Madhukunda railway station is located in West Bengal
Madhukunda railway station
Madhukunda railway station
Location in West Bengal
A MEMU train travelling on the bridge across Damodar River

Madhukunda railway station serves Madhukunda, Tiluri village and surrounding areas in Purulia and Bankura districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the southern bank of the Damodar and a railway bridge connects it to Damodar railway station.

History

The Bengal Nagpur Railway main line from Nagpur to Asansol, on the Howrah-Delhi main line, was opened for goods traffic on 1 February 1891.[1]

Electrification

The Tatanagar-Adra-Asansol section was electrified in the 1957-1962 period.[2]The Asansol-Purulia sector was electrified in 1961-62.[3]

Economy

There is a cement plant, Damodhar Cement Works, owned by ACC Ltd. at Madhukunda.[4]

References

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External links

  • Trains at Madhukunda
  • Biharinath travel guide from Wikivoyage
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone


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