Bankra Nayabaz railway station
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.
|Kolkata Suburban Railway station|
|Location||Unsani-Nayabaz Road, Bankra, Howrah District, West Bengal|
|Elevation||6 metres (20 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Eastern Railway zone|
|Line(s)||Santragachi–Amta branch line|
|Structure type||Standard (on-ground station)|
|Zone(s)||South Eastern Railway zone|
|Electrified||Yes , 25 Kv 50 Hz through Overhead Catenary Wire|
|Previous names||Howrah–Amta Light Railway|
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. Howrah–Amta new broad-gauge line, including the Bargachia–Champadanga branch line was re constructed and opened in 2002–2004.
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