Bhawanipatna railway station

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Bhawanipatna
ଭବାନୀପାଟଣା
Regional rail and Light rail station
Train at Bhawani Patna railway station, India.jpg
Location SH-16,Parmanandapur, Bhawanipatna, Odisha
India
Coordinates 19°33′09″N 83°54′50″E / 19.5524°N 83.914°E / 19.5524; 83.914
Elevation 241 m (791 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by East Coast Railway
Line(s) Lanjigarh-Junagarh section
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code BWIP
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Sambalpur Railway Division
History
Opened August 11, 2012; 5 years ago (2012-08-11)
Electrified No
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
East Coast Railway zone
Location
Bhawanipatna railway station is located in Odisha
Bhawanipatna railway station
Bhawanipatna railway station
Location in Orissa

Bhawanipatna railway station was located in Kalahandi district of Odisha State.

History[edit]

The proposal for Lanjigarh-Junagarh line came in 1991, when Bhakta charan das was the state railway minister. This line was announced in rail budget 1992. After nearly twenty years later this line was completed in 2011. After then Bhawanipatna railway station was opened by former State railway minister Bhakta charan das on 11 August 2012.[1] On the same day, the first train Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneshwar link express started from Bhawanipatna.[2] A passenger train was extended to Bhawanipatna from kesinga on 12 August 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhawanipatna railway station opens". Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bhawanipatna-bhubaneshwar link exp inaugural". Retrieved 9 December 2013. 

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