Sangrampur railway station

Sangrampur railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Diamond Harbour Branch line. It is under the jurisdiction of the Sealdah railway division in the Eastern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Sangrampur railway station is situated beside Mandirbazar Road at Sangrampur, South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1][2]

Sangrampur
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Sangrampur Railway Station platform.jpg
Sangrampur Railway Station
General information
LocationMandirbazar Road, Sangrampur, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°13′32″N 88°19′47″E / 22.225528°N 88.329852°E / 22.225528; 88.329852Coordinates: 22°13′32″N 88°19′47″E / 22.225528°N 88.329852°E / 22.225528; 88.329852
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Diamond Harbour Branch line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingNot Available
Bicycle facilitiesNot Available
Disabled accessNot Available
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSNU
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1883; 140 years ago (1883)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station Kolkata Suburban Railway Following station
Deula Sealdah South Bahirpuya Halt
towards Sealdah
Location
Sangrampur is located in West Bengal
Sangrampur
Sangrampur
Location in West Bengal
Sangrampur is located in India
Sangrampur
Sangrampur
Location in India

HistoryEdit

In 1883, the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)-wide broad-gauge railway from Baruipur Junction to Diamond Harbour via Sangrampur.[3]

ElectrificationEdit

Electrification from Baruipur Junction to Diamond Harbour including Sangrampur was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–66.[4]

Station complexEdit

The platform is very much well sheltered. The station possesses many facilities including water and sanitation. There is a proper approach road to this station.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SNU/Sangrampur". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ "SANGRAMPUR (SNU) Railway Station". NDTV. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Indian Railways History Time Line". Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ "History of The Electrification of Indian Railways". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The Chronology of Railway Development in Eastern India". Archived from the original on 27 March 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2019.