Open main menu

Bira railway station is a small railway station in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. Its code is BIRA. It serves Bira town. The station consists of two platforms. The platform is not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.[1]

Bira railway station
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
LocationBira, North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°47′22″N 88°34′18″E / 22.7895624°N 88.5716164°E / 22.7895624; 88.5716164
Elevation10 metres (33 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctional
Station codeBIRA
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1906
Electrified1972
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Sealdah
Eastern Line
Location
Bira railway station is located in West Bengal
Bira railway station
Bira railway station
Location in West Bengal

Contents

The StationEdit

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
P1 Side platform No- 1, doors will open on the left  
Towards →Bangaon→ →
Towards ←Sealdah← ←
Side platform No- 2, doors will open on the left  
P2

LocationEdit

Bira is located on Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway. Link between Dum Dum to Khulna now in Bangladesh, via Bangaon was constructed by Bengal Central Railway Company in 1882–84.[2] The Sealah-Dum Dum-Barasat-Ashok Nagar-Bangaon sector was electrified in 1963–64.[3]

LayoutEdit

Bira track layout
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Station with two tracks and two side platforms

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BIRA/Bira". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Archived from the original on 16 March 2008. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 28 August 2017.

External linksEdit