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Bahirpuya Halt railway station

Bahirpuya Halt railway station
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Bahirpuya Rail Station
LocationUttar kusum, Usthi, Bahirpuya, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°08′05″N 88°12′20″E / 22.1346°N 88.2056°E / 22.1346; 88.2056
Elevation6 metres (20 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Disabled accessAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBHPA
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah railway division
History
Opened1883; 136 years ago (1883)
Electrified1965–67
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
Sealdah South
Main line
toward Sealdah

Bahirpuya Halt railway station is Kolkata Suburban Railway halt Station on the Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line of Sealdah railway division. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Bahirpuya railway station is situated at Uttar kusum, Usthi, Bahirpuya, South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.[1][2]

History

The Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah railway station to Diamond Harbour in 1883.[3] The electrification of the Sealdah railway station to Diamond Harbour including Bahirpuya railway station was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–67.[4]

References

  1. ^ "BHPA/Bahirpuya Halt". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ "BAHRUPIYA HALT (BHPA) Railway Station". ndtv.com. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Indian Railway History Time line". Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". Retrieved 25 May 2019.