Sheoraphuli railway station
|Kolkata Suburban Railway Junction Station|
|Location||Grand Trunk Road, Sheoraphuli,
Serampore-712223, West Bengal
|Elevation||13 metres (43 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Howrah-Bardhaman main line
Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
Sheoraphuli is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line and is located in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Sheoraphuli area & all over the Serampore City. The Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar branch line meets Howrah-Bardhaman main line at Sheoraphuli.
Auto Services Route Sheoraphuli Station-Piarapur Via N.S.Road Sheoraphuli Station-Piarapur Via N.C.Ghosh Sarani Sheoraphuli Station-Piarapur Via Ghosh Market Sheoraphuli Station-Shromojibi Hospital ChotoBelu Sheoraphuli Phari-Nogarmore Sheoraphuli Phari-Shromojibi Hospital ChotoBelu Sheoraphuli Udayan Cinema-Bellting Bazar, Serampore Sheoraphuli Udayan Cinema-Baidyabati 11No.Railgate Sheoraphuli Ghosh Market-Bortolla Serampore Sheoraphuli Ferry Ghat-Haatishalar Ghat,Baidyabati
The first passenger train in eastern India ran from Howrah to Hooghly on 15 August 1854. The track was extended to Raniganj by 1855.
Electrification of Howrah—Burdwan main line was completed with 3 kV DC overhead system in 1958. Howrah–Sheoraphuli-Tarakeswar line was electrified in 1957-58. It was converted to 25 KV AC in the 1970s
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- "IR History Part IV 1947-1970". IRFCA. Retrieved 13 April 2013.
- "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 13 April 2013.
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