Panskura railway station

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Panskura
Kolkata Suburban Railway station
Location Panskura Station Road, Panskura,
India
Coordinates 22°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
Elevation 9 metres (30 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Howrah-Kharagpur line
Platforms 6
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code PKU
Division(s) Kharagpur
History
Opened 1900
Electrified 1967-69
Previous names Bengal Nagpur Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone
Terminus South Eastern Railway zone
Location
Panskura railway station is located in West Bengal
Panskura railway station
Location of Panskura railway station in West Bengal

Panskura 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]

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. 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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