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Sainthia railway station

Sainthia Junction
Indian Railway Junction Station
West Side Of Station
Station statistics
Address NH 2B, Sainthia, Birbhum district, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates
Elevation 58 m
Line(s) Sahibganj Loop
Andal-Sainthia Branch Line
Structure type Standard
Platforms 4
Tracks 6
Parking Available
Other information
Opened 1860 (1860)
Electrified Yes
Station code SNT
Zone(s) Eastern Railways
Division(s) Asansol
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Eastern Railway
Station status Functioning

Sainthia railway station is near Mayurakshi River, located in Sainthia, Birbhum district, West Bengal.

History

Construction of the Khana-Rajmahal section of Sahibganj Loop was completed in October 1859. The first train ran from Howrah to Rajmahal via Khana on 4 July 1860.[1][2] Construction of the station Sainthia railway station was done as part of building the entire line.

The Andal–Sainthia branch line was built in 1913.[3]

Amenities

Amenities at Sainthia railway station include Waiting Room and Bookstall.[4]

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ Rao, M.A. (1988). Indian Railways (2nd rev. ed.). New Delhi: National Book Trust. p. 19.  
  3. ^ R.P.Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  4. ^ "Sainthia to Siliguri trains". Make my trip. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

External links

  • Trains at Sainthia
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Eastern Railway zone
Eastern Railway zone Terminus


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