Rampurhat railway station

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Rampurhat Junction
Indian Railway Station
Junction
Rampurhat Rly Station.jpg
The front gate built as a temple
Station statistics
Address Rampurhat, Birbhum district, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates 24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194Coordinates: 24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194
Elevation 37 metres (121 ft)
Line(s) Sahibganj Loop
JasidihDumka–Rampurhat railway
Structure type At Ground
Platforms 3
Parking Available
Baggage check Not Available
Other information
Electrified Yes
Station code RPH
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Howrah Division
Owned by Indian Railway
Operator Eastern Railway
Station status Functional

Rampurhat Junction, station code RPH, is the railway station serving the city of Rampurhat in the Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1] Rampurhat Station is connected to Kolkata. Rampurhat is located at 24°06′N 87°28′E / 24.10°N 87.47°E / 24.10; 87.47.[2] It has an average elevation of 37 metres (121 ft). Nearest important railway junction is Asansol Junction.

External video
A video of Rampurhat Station
Jasidih-Dumka-Rampurhat
Track gauge: Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
km from Howrah-Delhi Main Line
0 Jasidih
6 Deoghar
7 to Sultanganj
14 Nowadih
Jharkhand-Bihar border
25 Chandan
to Sahibganj Loop
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11 State Highway 6
16 Mohanpur
Trukati Hills 392m
26 Ghormara
40 Chandanpahari
49 Basukinath
59 Jama
64 State Highway 6
65 to Bhagalpur
71 Baraplasi
Nonihat
100 Hasdiha
109 Kumradol
Jharkhand-Bihar border
115 Pandetola
124 Mandar hill
128 Mandar Vidyapith Halt
133 Panjwara Road
to Banka
4 Telia
8 Murahara
15 Banka
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138 Barahat
142 Punsia
149 Dhauni
155 Sanjha
160 Tikani
165 Hatpuraini
166 Gani Dham Halt
168 Kollikhutaha
176 Bhagalpur
to Sahibganj Loop
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65 Madanpur Halt
72 Dumka
77 Kurwa
Patabari
90 Barmasia
96 Sikaripara
Harinsing
115 Piragaria
Jharkhand-West Bengal border
122 Adalpahari
134 Rampurhat
to Sahibganj Loop


History[edit]

Further extension[edit]

The track from Dumka to Rampurhat is being constructed. It may become operational in the year 2014. The line will reduce the distance between Jasidih and Rampurhat by 140 km, from current about 270 km via Asansol.

Facilities[edit]

The major facilities available are Waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, Reservation Counter, 2 Wheeler Vehicle parking.[3] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO Telephone Booth, ATM Counter, Toilets, Tea Stall and Book Stall.[4]

Platforms[edit]

Rampurhat station has 3 platforms. It is a standard on ground structure with roof.

Trains[edit]

The following is the sortable table of all the trains passing from Rampurhat Station.(as on 15 April 2012)[5][6]

Nearest airports[edit]

The nearest airports to Rampurhat Station are:[7]

  1. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata 205 kilometres (127 mi)
  2. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 299 kilometres (186 mi)
  3. Gaya Airport 328 kilometres (204 mi)
  4. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of the Birbhum district
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rampurhat
  3. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Major passenger amenities available in stations over Asansol Division". Commercial Information. Official Website of the Eastern Railway. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Rampurhat Railway Station Details". indiantrains.org. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Trains at Rampurhat". India Rail Info. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Rampurhat Railway Station". onefivenine.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

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