Chakdaha railway station

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Chakdaha
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Chakdaha railway station
LocationChakdaha, Nadia, West Bengal
India
Coordinates23°04′40″N 88°31′43″E / 23.0778548°N 88.5287123°E / 23.0778548; 88.5287123
Elevation13 metres (43 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground station
ParkingNot available
Bicycle facilitiesNot available
Disabled accessNot available
Other information
StatusFunctional
Station codeCDH
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1862
Electrified1963-65
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Sealdah
Eastern Line
Location
Chakdaha railway station is located in India
Chakdaha railway station
Chakdaha railway station
Location of Chakdaha railway station in West Bengal
Chakdaha railway station is located in West Bengal
Chakdaha railway station
Chakdaha railway station
Chakdaha railway station (West Bengal)

Chakdaha railway station is a railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line. It serves the local areas of Chakdaha in the Nadia district of West Bengal.

History[edit]

The Sealdah-Kusthia line of the Eastern Bengal Railway was opened to railway traffic in the year 1862.[1] Eastern Bengal Railway used to work only on the eastern side of the Hooghly River.[2]

Station complex[edit]

The platform is not at all sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.There is no proper approach road to this station.[3]

Electrification[edit]

The Sealdah-Ranaghat sector was electrified in 1963–65.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early days (1832-1865)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Eastern Begal Railway". fibis. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Chakdaha railway station". India Rail Info.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 5 May 2013.

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