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|Indian Railway Junction Station|
Grand Trunk Road, Bardhaman, West Bengal|
|Elevation||34.00 metres (111.55 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
Howrah-Delhi main line|
Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line
Howrah-Bardhaman main line
Burdwan Katwa Railway
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
Barddhaman is a railway junction station on the Howrah-Delhi main line and is located in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. EMU services from Howrah along Howrah-Bardhaman main line and Howrah-Bardhaman chord terminate at Bardhaman. It serves Bardhaman, the second most populous city in West Bengal.
The first passenger train in eastern India ran from Howrah to Hooghly on 15 August 1854.
The track was extended to Raniganj by 1855.
It has seimens interlocking and it was commissioned on 2014. New RRI has considerably increased train punctuality.
Electrification of Howrah—Burdwan main line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1958. Earlier, electrification started (on the Howrah-Bandel sector) with 3 kV DC overhead system in 1953.
Howrah–Bardhaman chord was electrified in 1964–66.
Bardhaman railway station has one two bedded non-AC retiring room and an eight-bedded dormitory.
Bardhaman Coaching & Wagon Depot can maintain four passenger trains, including one DEMU rake. It has a capacity of holding 71 coaches.