Baranagar Road railway station
Baranagar Road railway station is the railway station situated on Sealdah-Dankuni line in the city of Baranagar. It serves the local areas of Baranagar in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, India.
|Kolkata Suburban Railway station|
|Location||Barrackpore Trunk Road, Baranagar, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Elevation||10.00 metres (32.81 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
|Platforms||2 (Side platforms)|
Barrackpore Trunk Road
|Structure type||At grade|
|Bicycle facilities||Not available|
|Disabled access||Not available|
|Previous names||Eastern Bengal Railway|
Chord link line was opened in 1865 and converted to electrification in 1965, On that time the Freight Services was passed on this line which was profitable for railways and the EMU trains also runs on this line for connecting to chord line to Howrah for plying long-distance trains. But due to passenger demand was increased for long-distance trains start from Sealdah to pass through to this line and connects to the rest of India.
Baranagar Road track layout
Station with two tracks and two side platforms
The station complex is overall clean, porters/escalators, foods are available. There are excellent transport systems are available–Belghoria Expressway is beside the station and Barrackpore Trunk Road is under the station. There are also good lodging system and excellent railfanning systems are available in station complex. Sightseeing of this station is excellent.
- "Indian railway codes". Indian Railways. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
- "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
- "BARN/Baranagar Road railway station". India Rail Info. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
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