Kalyani railway station
Kalyani railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station in Kalyani, West Bengal on the Sealdah–Ranaghat line and Kalyani Simanta Branch line. It is located in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Kalyani and the surrounding areas.
The Calcutta (Sealdah)-Kusthia line of Eastern Bengal Railway was opened to run in the year of 1862. Eastern Bengal Railway worked on the eastern side of the Hooghly River. The British Government in India established the railway station in the then Roosvelt town named Chandmari Halt in 1883. In 1954 it was renamed into Kalyani. In 1979, the rail line was extended from Kalyani main to Kalyani Simanta station and also established direct connectivity to Kolkata through Kalyani Simanta local EMU trains. The distance between Sealdah railway station and Kalyani main station is 48 km.
The Sealdah - Ranaghat route was electrified in the period of 1963-64.
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