Darshana railway station

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This article is about the border railway station in Bangladesh. For form of Hindu worship, see Darśana. For the scholarly, philosophical schools of thought, see Hindu philosophy.
Darshana
Bangladesh Railway Station
Station statistics
Address Chuadanga, Khulna
 Bangladesh
Coordinates 23°30′13″N 88°47′25″E / 23.5036°N 88.7904°E / 23.5036; 88.7904
Line(s) Chilahati-Parbatipur-Santahar-Darshana Line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Other information
Opened 1871
Station status Functioning
Formerly Eastern Bengal Railway

Darshana (Bengali: দর্শনা) is a border railway station in Bangladesh, situated in Damurhuda Upazila of Chuadanga District, in Khulna Division. It is a rail transit point and a border checkpoint on the Bangladesh-India border.

Darshana station came up with the Eastern Bengal Railway opening the line from Calcutta to Goalundo Ghat, in 1871.[1]

The Maitree Express passes through this station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R.P.Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Dhaka-Calcutta train link resumes". BBC News (BBC). 14 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-17.