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Diamond Harbour railway station

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Diamond Harbour
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Diamond Harbour Railway Station
LocationDiamond Harbour, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates22°11′33″N 88°11′28″E / 22.1926°N 88.1911°E / 22.1926; 88.1911
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Diamond Harbour 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 codeDH
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1883; 135 years ago (1883)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Gurudas Nagar
Eastern Railway zoneTerminus
Location
Diamond Harbour railway station is located in West Bengal
Diamond Harbour railway station
Diamond Harbour railway station
Location in West Bengal, India
Diamond Harbour railway station is located in India
Diamond Harbour railway station
Diamond Harbour railway station
Diamond Harbour railway station (India)

Diamond Harbour railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line with an approximate 60 kilometres (37 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone. Diamond Harbour railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 30 pairs of E.M.U. Local Trains ply through the railway station on a daily basis. It is situated in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. Diamond Harbour railway station serves Diamond Harbour city and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

Diamond Harbour railway station is located at 22°11′33″N 88°11′28″E / 22.1926°N 88.1911°E / 22.1926; 88.1911. It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 ft).

History

In 1883; 135 years ago (1883), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Diamond Harbour.

Electrification

Electrification of the Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–66.

References

  1. ^ "DH/Diamond Harbour".
  2. ^ "DH/Diamond Harbour Railway Time Table".

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