Panskura Junction railway station

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Panskura Junction
Kolkata Suburban Railway station
LocationPanskura Station Road, Panskura,
India
Coordinates22°23′34″N 87°44′30″E / 22.3929°N 87.7416°E / 22.3929; 87.7416Coordinates: 22°23′34″N 87°44′30″E / 22.3929°N 87.7416°E / 22.3929; 87.7416
Elevation9 metres (30 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Howrah-Kharagpur line
Platforms6
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codePKU
Division(s) Kharagpur
History
Opened1900
Electrified1967-69
Previous namesBengal Nagpur Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone
TerminusSouth Eastern Railway zone
Location
Panskura Junction railway station is located in West Bengal
Panskura Junction railway station
Location of Panskura Junction railway station in West Bengal

Panskura Junction is a railway junction station on the Howrah-Kharagpur line and is located in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Panskura .

History[edit]

The Howrah-Kharagpur line was opened in 1900.[1]

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]

Institute nearby[edit]

There is a famous Recitation Institute called Chandabani.Which offers Bengali poetry Recitation classes There are few schools for children are nearby station such as - ideal child education, Ramkrishna ,The avikarma kids etc.

Company nearby[edit]

There is a Digital Marketing company nearby Panskura railway station. The name of this company is WBK Digital Services. It provides Website development, SEO, SMO, SMM, Content writing and other services related to online marketing.This company founded by Sk Saif Ali and his partner Sk Rajesh Islam. To know more about this company profile you can check this link- About WBK Digital Services

Electrification[edit]

The Howrah-Kharagpur line was electrified in 1967-69. The Panskura-Haldia line was electrified in 1974-76.[3]

Car shed[edit]

There is a car shed of South Eastern Railway at Panskura.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Major events in formation of S.E.Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Haldia" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Sheds and Workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 April 2013.

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