Dakshineswar railway station

Dakshineswar railway station is a station of Eastern Railway. It is 13 km away from Sealdah and 9 km from Dankuni Junction on the Sealdah–Dankuni line of Eastern Railway. It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. Dankuni and Bardhaman local train connects this place to Sealdah Station and other stations of the Sealdah main line. It is an important railway station between Dum Dum and Dankuni railway stations.

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Dakshineswar
Kolkata Suburban Railway station
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Dakshineswar railway station
LocationDakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°39′14″N 88°21′49″E / 22.653799°N 88.363676°E / 22.653799; 88.363676Coordinates: 22°39′14″N 88°21′49″E / 22.653799°N 88.363676°E / 22.653799; 88.363676
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Platforms2 (Side platforms)
Tracks2
ConnectionsKolkata Metro Logo.svg Dakshineswar
Kolkata bus.png DN44 bus stand
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingNot available
Bicycle facilitiesNot available
Disabled accessNot available
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeDAKE[1][2][3]
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1865; 156 years ago (1865)
Electrified1964–65
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Sealdah
Chord link Line
Location
Dakshineswar is located in Kolkata
Dakshineswar
Dakshineswar
Location in Kolkata
Dakshineswar is located in West Bengal
Dakshineswar
Dakshineswar
Location in West Bengal
Dakshineswar is located in India
Dakshineswar
Dakshineswar
Location in India

HistoryEdit

Sealdah–Dankuni line was opened in 1865 and converted to electrification in 1965,[4] 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 Jn for plying long-distance trains.

The stationEdit

Station layoutEdit

Platform layoutEdit

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

Track layoutEdit

Dakshineswar track layout
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Station with two tracks and two side platforms

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indian railway codes". Indian Railways. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.er.indianrailways.gov.in/cris//uploads/files/1540989334194-ER2.png
  3. ^ https://raw.githubusercontent.com/datameet/railways/master/stations.json
  4. ^ Electrification of Railways, IRFCA, 10 December 2018