|Indian Railway Junction Station|
|Location||National Highway 60, Bishnupur, District: Bankura, West Bengal|
|Elevation||75 metres (246 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Eastern Railway|
Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Status||NSG4 Category Station (based on tourist importance)|
|Previous names||Bengal Nagpur Railway|
Bishnupur is a junction station on the Kharagpur-Bankura-Adra line and Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line. It is located in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves the temple town of Bishnupur and surrounding areas.
The Kharagpur-Midnapur Branch line was opened in 1901. The Midnapore-Jharia extension of the Bengal Nagpur Railway, passing through Bankura District was opened around 1903-04. Officially Bishnupur Railway Station started journey 20th aug 1903. Maa Sharda when go to Calcutta take her train from here. Also there have a statue of her on which tree she use to seat. The completion of the Bishnupur-Gokulnagar Joypur sector of the Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line was announced in the Railway Budget for 2009-10. Part of the line is under construction.
The Adra-Bheduasol sector was electrified in 1997-98, and the Bheduasol-Salboni sector in 1998-99.
|Preceding station||Indian Railway||Following station|
|South Eastern Railway zone|
|Eastern Railway zone||Terminus|