Rampurhat railway station

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Rampurhat
Indian Railway
Rampurhat Rly Station.jpg
The front gate built as a temple
Location Rampurhat, Birbhum district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates 24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194Coordinates: 24°10′45″N 87°46′55″E / 24.17917°N 87.78194°E / 24.17917; 87.78194
Elevation 37 metres (121 ft)
Owned by Indian Railway
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Sahibganj Loop
JasidihDumka–Rampurhat railway
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type At Ground
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functional
Station code RPH
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Howrah Division
Electrified Yes

Rampurhat railway station, station code RPH, is the railway station serving the city of Rampurhat in the Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1] Rampurhat Station is connected to Kolkata. Rampurhat is located at 24°06′N 87°28′E / 24.10°N 87.47°E / 24.10; 87.47.[2] It has an average elevation of 37 metres (121 ft). Nearest important railway junction is Sainthia Junction and Asansol Junction.

External video
A video of Rampurhat Station
Jasidih–Dumka–Rampurhat
Track gauge: Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
km from Howrah–Delhi main line
0 Jasidih
6 Deoghar
7 to Banka
14 Nowadih
JharkhandBihar border
25 Chandan
to Banka
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11 State Highway 6
16 Mohanpur
Trukati Hills 392m
26 Ghormara
40 Chandanpahari
49 Basukinath
59 Jama
64 State Highway 6
65 to Bhagalpur
71 Baraplasi
Nonihat
100 Hasdiha
109 Kumradol
JharkhandBihar border
115 Pandetola
124 Mandar hill
128 Mandar Vidyapith Halt
133 Panjwara Road
to Banka
4 Telia
8 Murahara
15 Banka
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138 Barahat
142 Punsia
149 Dhauni
155 Sanjha
160 Tikani
165 Hatpuraini
166 Gani Dham Halt
168 Kollikhutaha
176 Bhagalpur
to Sahibganj Loop
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65 Madanpur Halt
72 Dumka
77 Kurwa
90 Barmasia
97 Sikaripara
110 Harinsing
117 Piragaria
JharkhandWest Bengal border
124 Adalpahari
136 Rampurhat
to Sahibganj Loop


Further extension[edit]

The track from Dumka to Rampurhat is just completed. It has become operational in June 2015. The distance between Jasidih and Rampurhat is reduced by 140 km, from previous about 270 km via Asansol.

Facilities[edit]

The major facilities available are Waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, Reservation Counter, 2 Wheeler Vehicle parking.[3] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO Telephone Booth, ATM Counter, Toilets, Tea Stall and Book Stall.[4]

Platforms[edit]

Rampurhat station has 3 platforms and 2 more proposed. It is a standard on ground structure with roof. The platforms have to foot-over bridges.

Nearest airports[edit]

The nearest airports to Rampurhat Station are:[5]

  1. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata 205 kilometres (127 mi)
  2. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 299 kilometres (186 mi)
  3. Gaya Airport 328 kilometres (204 mi)
  4. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of the Birbhum district
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rampurhat
  3. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Major passenger amenities available in stations over Asansol Division". Commercial Information. Official Website of the Eastern Railway. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Rampurhat Railway Station". onefivenine.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

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