Bankra Nayabaz railway station

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Bankra Nayabaz railway station is a railway station on Santragachi–Amta branch line of South Eastern Railway section of the Kharagpur railway division. It is situated beside Unsani-Nayabaz Road at Bankranayabaz, Bankra in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

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Bankra Nayabaz
Kolkata Suburban Railway station
LocationUnsani-Nayabaz Road, Bankra, Howrah District, West Bengal
Coordinates22°35′44″N 88°16′38″E / 22.595668°N 88.277351°E / 22.595668; 88.277351Coordinates: 22°35′44″N 88°16′38″E / 22.595668°N 88.277351°E / 22.595668; 88.277351
Elevation6 metres (20 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway zone
Line(s)Santragachi–Amta branch line
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
Other information
Station codeBKNM
Zone(s) South Eastern Railway zone
Division(s) Kharagpur
ElectrifiedYes , 25 Kv 50 Hz through Overhead Catenary Wire
Previous namesHowrah–Amta Light Railway
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Amta
South Eastern Line
toward Sealdah
Chord link Line
Bankra Nayabaz is located in Kolkata
Bankra Nayabaz
Bankra Nayabaz
Location in Kolkata
Bankra Nayabaz is located in West Bengal
Bankra Nayabaz
Bankra Nayabaz
Location in West Bengal
Bankra Nayabaz is located in India
Bankra Nayabaz
Bankra Nayabaz
Location in India


Howrah to Amta narrow-gauge track was built in 1897 in British India. This route was the part of the Martin's Light Railways which was closed in 1971.[2] Howrah–Amta new broad-gauge line, including the Bargachia–Champadanga branch line was re constructed and opened in 2002–2004.[3][4]


  1. ^ roy, Joydeep. "Bankranayabaz Railway Station Map/Atlas SER/South Eastern Zone – Railway Enquiry". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  2. ^ Sharma, Aman (2017-08-15). "PM Narendra Modi highlights project delay by talking of 74km Howrah–Champadanga railway line". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  3. ^ "Narrow gauge in Bengal | IEOR @ IIT Bombay". Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  4. ^ "Howrah–Amta BG line section inaugurated". @businessline. Retrieved 2019-10-24.