Haldia is a terminal railway station on the Panskura-Haldia branch line and is located in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Haldia industrial area.
The Howrah-Kharagpur line was opened in 1900.
The Panskura-Durgachak line was opened in 1968, at a time when Haldia Port was being constructed. It was subsequently extended to Haldia.
The Howrah-Kharagpur line was electrified in 1967-69. The Panskura-Haldia line was electrified in 1974-76.
Indian Railways propose to lay a new line connecting Sealdah and Haldia, with the distance being shorter by 70 km than the Howrah-Haldia track.