Digha railway station

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Kolkata Suburban Railway station
Location Digha-Chandaneshwar Road, Digha, Purba Medinipur
Coordinates 21°37′22″N 87°30′30″E / 21.6229°N 87.5082°E / 21.6229; 87.5082Coordinates: 21°37′22″N 87°30′30″E / 21.6229°N 87.5082°E / 21.6229; 87.5082
Elevation 7.400 metres (24.28 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Tamluk-Digha branch line
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code DGHA
Zone(s) Kolkata Suburban Railway
Division(s) Kharagpur
Opened 1992
Closed -present
Rebuilt 2002
Electrified yes
Previous names Digha Railway Junction
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone Terminus
Digha railway station is located in West Bengal
Digha railway station
Digha railway station
Location in West Bengal

Digha is a terminal railway station on the Tamluk-Digha branch line and is located in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Digha sea-side resort. The railway station is near New Digha beach.


The Panskura-Durgachak line was opened in 1968, at a time when Haldia Port was being constructed. It was subsequently extended to Haldia.[1][2]

The Tamluk-Digha line was opened in 2004.[3]

New line[edit]

It's been proposed to connect Digha to Jaleswar via the Kharagpur-Puri line.[4]


  1. ^ "Major events in formation of S.E.Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Haldia" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Digha Trip Report". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Upcoming projects in South Eastern Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 

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