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Dhapdhapi railway station

Dhapdhapi railway station
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Baruipur Namkhana route railway stations 01.jpg
LocationBaruipur-Kulpi Road, Chandkhali, Dhapdhapi, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Coordinates22°18′58″N 88°27′35″E / 22.315994°N 88.459855°E / 22.315994; 88.459855
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Namkhana line
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Other information
Station codeDPDP
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah railway division
Opened1928; 92 years ago (1928)
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Namkhana
Sealdah South
Baruipur-Namkhana line
toward Sealdah

Dhapdhapi railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway stations on the Sealdah–Namkhana line of Sealdah railway division. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. The station is situated beside Baruipur - Kulpi Road, Chandkhali, at Dhapdhapi, South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.[1][2]


The Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Baruipur in 1882. The Jaynagar Majilpur line was constructed by Eastern Bengal Railway in 1882. It was extended up to Lakshmikantapur railway station in 1928.[3] Thereafter the line was extended up to Kakdwip in 2001 and up to Namkhana in 2006.[4] Baruipur to Lakshmikantapur line including Dhapdhapi Railway station was electrified in 1965-66 and Lakshmikantapur to Kakdwip in 1992-2000 and Kakdwip to Namkhana railway station in 2005.[5]


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  2. ^ "DHAPDHAPI (DPDP) Railway Station". Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  3. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Travel: A Great Escape". The Statesman, 13 June 2006. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  5. ^ "TRACTION DISTRIBUTION SEALDAH". Retrieved 21 May 2019.