Kankinara railway station

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Not to be confused with Kakinada Port railway station.
Kankinara
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Kankinara Railway Station
Location 11, State Highway 1, Kankinara, West Bengal
India
Coordinates 22°51′58″N 88°24′19″E / 22.8662°N 88.4052°E / 22.8662; 88.4052Coordinates: 22°51′58″N 88°24′19″E / 22.8662°N 88.4052°E / 22.8662; 88.4052
Elevation 14 metres (46 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Sealdah-Ranaghat line
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code KNR
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened 1862
Electrified 1963-64
Previous names Eastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Eastern Railway zone
Location
Kankinara railway station is located in West Bengal
Kankinara railway station
Kankinara railway station
Location in West Bengal

Kankinara (Code: KNR) is a railway station in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal, which serves Bhatpara town. It lies on the Sealdah-Ranaghat Line and is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system and is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway.

History[edit]

The Calcutta (Sealdah)-Kusthia line of Eastern Bengal Railway was opened to traffic in 1862.[1]Eastern Bengal Railway worked on the eastern side of the Hooghly River.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Sealdah-Ranaghat sector was electrified in 1963-64.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early days (1832-1865)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Eastern Begal Railway". fibis. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 

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