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Budge Budge railway station

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Budge Budge
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Budge Budge Railway Station
LocationBudge Budge, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°29′34″N 88°11′41″E / 22.4929°N 88.1948°E / 22.4929; 88.1948
Elevation9 metres (30 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Budge Budge line
Platforms2
Tracks3
ConnectionsTaxi stand, Bus stand Bus interchange
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessAvailable Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBGB
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1890; 129 years ago (1890)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
TerminusSealdah South
toward Sealdah
Location
Budge Budge is located in West Bengal
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Budge Budge
Location in West Bengal
Budge Budge is located in India
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Budge Budge
Location in India

Budge Budge railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Budge Budge line with an approximate 25 kilometres (16 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Budge Budge railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 45 pairs of E.M.U. local trains pass through the railway station on a daily basis. It is situated in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. Budge Budge railway station serves Budge Budge city and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

Budge Budge railway station is located at 22°29′34″N 88°11′41″E / 22.4929°N 88.1948°E / 22.4929; 88.1948. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

History

In 1890; 129 years ago (1890), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Budge Budge.

Electrification

Electrification from Sealdah to Budge Budge was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–66.

References

  1. ^ "BGB/Budge Budge".
  2. ^ "BGB/Budge Budge Railway Time Table".

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