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Bandel Junction railway station is one of the junction stations of the Kolkata suburban railway network, India. It is situated on the Howrah-Bandel-Barddhaman Main Line in Hooghly district with an approximate 40 kilometres (25 mi) distance from Howrah Station. The station is operated by the Howrah division. There are total seven number of platforms (1A, 1B, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) at Bandel Junction station. However, platform number 5 can accommodate only the 9 coach EMU trains and that is why most of the 9 coach Bandel-Naihati locals depart from that platform. Bandel station is also connected to the Sealdah division by the Bandel-Naihati line.

Bandel Junction
Regional rail & Light rail station
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Bandel Station
LocationBandel Station Road, Hooghly, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°55′N 88°22′E / 22.917°N 88.367°E / 22.917; 88.367Coordinates: 22°55′N 88°22′E / 22.917°N 88.367°E / 22.917; 88.367
Elevation14 metres (46 ft)
Operated byEastern Railway zone
Line(s)Howrah-Bardhaman main line,Bandel-Katwa line,Naihati-Bandel line via Jubilee Bridge (India)
Platforms7
Tracks14
Construction
Structure typeStandard
ParkingYes
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access[dubious ][citation needed]
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBDC[1]
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Howrah
History
Previous namesEast Indian Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
Eastern Line
toward Sealdah
Eastern Line
Location
Bandel Junction is located in West Bengal
Bandel Junction
Bandel Junction
Location in West Bengal
Bandel Junction is located in India
Bandel Junction
Bandel Junction
Location in India

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  1. ^ "Indian railway codes". Indian Railways. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

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