Durganagar railway station

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Durganagar railway station
Indian Railway Station
LocationDurganagar, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°39′04″N 88°25′06″E / 22.6510347°N 88.4184333°E / 22.6510347; 88.4184333
Elevation5 metres (16 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Kolkata Suburban Railway
Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusDouble Electric-Line
Station codeDGNR
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah railway division
History
Opened1883
Electrified1963
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Sealdah
Eastern Line
Location
Durganagar railway station is located in West Bengal
Durganagar railway station
Durganagar railway station
Location in West Bengal

Durganagar railway station is a small railway station in Kolkata District, West Bengal. Its code is DGNR. It serves Dum Dum Cantonment town. The station consists of two platforms. The platform is very not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.[1]

The Station[edit]

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
P1 Side platform No- 1, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
Towards →Sealdah → →
Towards ←Bangaon← ←
Side platform No- 2, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
P2

Location[edit]

Durganagar is located on Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway. Link between Dum Dum to Khulna now in Bangladesh, via Bangaon was constructed by Bengal Central Railway Company in 1882–84.[2] The Sealah-Dum Dum-Barasat-Ashok Nagar-Bangaon sector was electrified in 1963–64.[3]

Layout[edit]

Durganagar track layout
Station with two tracks and two side platforms

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DGNR/Durganagar". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 August 2017.

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