Rampurhat Junction railway station

Coordinates: 24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194
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Rampurhat Junction

রামপুরহাট জংশন
Indian Railways station
Rampurhat station – front view
General information
LocationRampurhat, Birbhum District, West Bengal
Coordinates24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194
Elevation37 metres (121 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Howrah–New Jalpaiguri line, Sahibganj loop
Jasidih–Dumka–Rampurhat line
Platforms6 (1A,1,2,3,4,5) 6,7 (under construction)
Structure typeAt ground
Other information
Station codeRPH
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Howrah
Rampurhat Junction is located in West Bengal
Rampurhat Junction
Rampurhat Junction
Location in West Bengal
Rampurhat Junction is located in India
Rampurhat Junction
Rampurhat Junction
Location in India

Rampurhat Junction railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Eastern Railway zone and it is the largest and busiest railway station of Birbhum district of West Bengal. It is a "NSG-3" category station. The station is under Howrah railway division is the 3rd busiest station in this division after Howrah and Burdwan railway station. It is 207 kilometres (shortest route) away from Howrah Junction. This station is famous for its connectivity with the neighbouring districts and states and also for the Hindu pilgrims visiting to Tarapith Maa Tara Temple which is just 9 km away from the station. Station code RPH, it is the railway station serving the city of Rampurhat.[1] Rampurhat station is connected to Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Surat, Delhi, Dhanbad, Gaya, Ranchi, Asansol, Jamalpur, Bhagalpur, Siliguri, Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Silchar, Agartala and almost every part of India. More than 100 express and passengers trains including 22 originating trains pass through the Rampurhat station everyday. This station has also a Marshalling Yard for Goods Trains and carshed for passenger rakes and engines.

Newly constructed track[edit]

The track from Dumka to Rampurhat become operational in June 2015. The distance between Jasidih and Rampurhat is reduced by 140 km, from previous about 270 km via Asansol.[2]


The major facilities available are waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, reservation counter, and two-wheeler vehicle parking.[3] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. This station has its own rail-crane. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO Telephone Booth, free WiFi (provided by Google), ATM Counter, Toilets, Food Court, Tea Stall and Book Stall. It also has a NON-AC Retiring room which can be booked online through IRCTC and also at the Office of the Senior Booking Clerk situated on platform 1.[4]


Rampurhat station has 6 platforms. It is a standard on ground structure with roof. There are escalators and lifts for all the platforms along with 2 foot overbridges.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Official website of the Birbhum district
  2. ^ "Dumka–Rampurhat train service flagged off". The Times of India. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Indian Railways. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Major passenger amenities available in stations over Asansol Division". Commercial Information. Official Website of the Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2012.

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