Midnapore railway station

Midnapore railway station is an important railway station on Kharagpur–Bankura–Adra line in Kharagpur railway division of South Eastern Railway zone. It is situated at Midnapore of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Total 66 trains including express and passengers stop at Midnapore railway station.[5][6]

Midnapore

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General information
LocationMidnapore, Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°25′35″N 87°18′29″E / 22.426501°N 87.307996°E / 22.426501; 87.307996Coordinates: 22°25′35″N 87°18′29″E / 22.426501°N 87.307996°E / 22.426501; 87.307996
Elevation52 metres (171 ft)
Owned byIndian railway
Operated bySouth Eastern Railways
Line(s)Kharagpur–Bankura–Adra line
Platforms3
Tracks5
Construction
Structure typeAt Ground
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMDN
Zone(s) South Eastern Railway
Division(s) Kharagpur railway division
History
Opened1903–04
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesBengal Nagpur Railway
Services
Preceding station Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Indian Railways Following station
Jangalmahal Bhadutala South Eastern Railway zone Cossye Halt
Preceding station Kolkata Suburban Railway Following station
Terminus South Eastern Line Cossye Halt
Location
Midnapore is located in West Bengal
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Midnapore
Location in West Bengal
Midnapore is located in India
Midnapore
Midnapore
Location in India

HistoryEdit

In 1901, the Kharagpur–Midnapur Branch line was opened. The Midnapore–Jharia extension of the Bengal Nagpur Railway, passing through Bankura District was opened in 1903–04.[7] The Adra–Bheduasol sector was electrified in 1997–98 and the Bheduasol–Salboni sector in 1998–99.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Eastern Railway Pink Book 2017–18" (PDF). Indian Railways Pink Book.
  2. ^ "Adra Division Railway Map". South Eastern Railway.
  3. ^ "Kharagpur Divisional Railway Map". South Eastern Railway.
  4. ^ Google maps
  5. ^ "MDN / Midnapore Railway Station | Train Arrival / Departure Timings at Midnapore". www.totaltraininfo.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  6. ^ roy, Joydeep. "Midnapore Railway Station Map/Atlas SER/South Eastern Zone – Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  7. ^ "Indian Railway History Time line". archive.is. 2012-07-14. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  8. ^ "[IRFCA] Electrification History from CORE". irfca.org. Retrieved 2019-10-30.

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