Kankinara railway station

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Kankinara
কাঁকিনাড়া
काँकिनाड़ा
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Kankinara railway station in Sealdah main line 03.jpg
Kankinara Railway Station
Location11, State Highway 1, Kankinara , Bhatpara, North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°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
Elevation13 metres (43 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNot available
Bicycle facilitiesNot available
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeKNR
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1862
Electrified1963-65
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Sealdah
Eastern Line
Location
Kankinara railway station is located in West Bengal
Kankinara railway station
Kankinara railway station
Location of Kankinara railway station 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]

Station complex[edit]

The platform is not very well sheltered. It has many facilities including water and sanitation. There is no proper approach road to this station. This railway station can be reached via the Amdanga Road in Bhatpara.[3]

Electrification[edit]

The Sealdah-Ranaghat sector was electrified in 1963-64.[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History: Early days (1832-1865)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Eastern Begal Railway". fibis. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  3. ^ "KNR/Kankinara railway station". India Rail Info.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013.

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