Rasulpur railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station on the Howrah–Bardhaman main line operated by Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. It is situated beside Rasulpur – Kuchut Road at Baidyadanga, Rasulpur, Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
|Kolkata Suburban Railway|
|Location||Baidyadanga, Rasulpur, Purba Bardhaman district, West Bengal|
|Coordinates||23°11′15″N 88°02′27″E / 23.187509°N 88.040742°ECoordinates: 23°11′15″N 88°02′27″E / 23.187509°N 88.040742°E|
|Elevation||30 metres (98 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Howrah–Bardhaman main line|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
The East Indian Railway Company was formed on 1 June 1845, The first passenger train in the eastern section was operated up to Hooghly, on 15 August 1854. On 1 February 1855 the first train ran from Howrah to Raniganj through Howrah–Bardhaman main line. Bandel to Bardhaman rout was opened for traffic on 1 January 1885. Electrification of the Howrah–Bardhaman main line was initiated up to Bandel in 1957, with the 3000V DC system, and the entire Howrah–Bardhaman route including Rasulpur railway station completed with AC system, along with conversion of earlier DC portions to 25 kV AC, in 1958.
- ^ "RASULPUR (RSLR) Railway Station". NDTV. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
- ^ "RSLR/Rasulpur". Retrieved 11 May 2019.
- ^ "HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE – THE FIRST JOURNEY". er.indianrailways.gov.in. Retrieved 11 May 2019.