Malda Town railway station
Indian Railway Station
|Address||Station Road, English Bazar, West Bengal
|Elevation||30 metres (98 ft)|
|Line(s)||Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
In the early 1960s, when Farakka Barrage was being constructed, a radical change was made in the railway system north of the Ganges. Indian Railways created a new broad-gauge rail link from Kolkata.
The 2,240 m (7,350 ft) long Farakka Barrage carries a rail-cum-road bridge across the Ganges. The rail bridge was opened in 1971 thereby linking the Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa loop to Malda, New Jalpaiguri and other railway stations in North Bengal.
Malda Town railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.
Malda railway division
Malda railway division was established in 1984.
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- Trains at Malda Town railway station
- Gour-Pandua travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Malda City travel guide from Wikivoyage
|Preceding station||Indian Railway||Following station|
|Eastern Railway zone|