Tarakeswar railway station

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Tarakeswar
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Station statistics
Address State Highway 2, Tarakeswar, Distt. Hooghly, West Bengal
India
Coordinates 22°52′56″N 88°00′52″E / 22.8821°N 88.0145°E / 22.8821; 88.0145Coordinates: 22°52′56″N 88°00′52″E / 22.8821°N 88.0145°E / 22.8821; 88.0145
Elevation 13 metres (43 ft)
Line(s) Howrah-Bardhaman main line
Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar branch line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 2
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1885
Electrified 1957-58
Station code TAK
Division(s) Howrah
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Eastern Railway
Station status Functioning
Formerly Tarkessur Railway Company
Location
Tarakeswar railway station is located in West Bengal
Tarakeswar railway station
Location of Tarakeswar railway station in West Bengal

Tarakeswar is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station on the Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar branch line and is located in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Tarakeswar and surrounding areas.

History[edit]

The broad gauge Sheoraphuli–Tarakeswar branch line was opened by the Tarkessur Railway Company on 1 January 1885 and was worked by East Indian Railway Company.[1] [2]

Electrification[edit]

Howrah–Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar line was electrified in 1957-58.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Tarakeswar railway station has a six-bedded dormitory.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration Report on the Railways in India" 1884–85
  2. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Retiring Room Details". Eastern Railway. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Eastern Railway zone
Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar branch line with extension to Bishnupur partly completed