Barharwa Junction railway station
|Indian Railway Junction Station|
|Location||Barharwa, Sahibganj, Jharkhand
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa Loop Line
|Previous names||East India Railway|
The Howrah-Delhi main line was initially laid via Sahibganj and opened to traffic in 1866. Later, in 1871 the Raniganj-Kiul line was laid. The Khana-Sahibganj-Kiul section was renamed Sahibganj Loop.
The 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) long Barharwa-New Farakka link was established later, allowing trains from both Howrah and Delhi to travel to New Jalpaiguri.
Barharwa Junction is a B- category station under Malda division.It is one of the busiest station in terms of freight and goods trains service.Stones chips and minning materials are supplied all over the country from the hills near Barharwa.It is a junction point as train from Bhagalpur side going towards Malda Town and North Eastern States of India, going towards Azimganj and towards Rampurhat,Bolpur, Burdwan and Howrah and also Santhia-Andal.
- R.P.Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". Retrieved 2011-11-28.
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|Next station west:
|Indian Railways : Sahibganj Loop||Next station east:
Gumani Station and Bonidanga Station
|Stop No: 44||KM from start: 0||Platforms: 4|