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Eklakhi Junction railway station

Eklakhi
Indian Railway Junction station
LocationEklakhi, Maldah, West Bengal
India
Coordinates25°10′04″N 88°05′59″E / 25.1677°N 88.0997°E / 25.1677; 88.0997
Elevation33 metres (108 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byNortheast Frontier Railway
Line(s)Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line, Eklakhi-Balurghat branch line
Platforms3
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeEKI
Division(s) Katihar railway division
History
Opened1971?
Location
Eklakhi is located in West Bengal
Eklakhi
Eklakhi
Location in West Bengal
Eklakhi is located in India
Eklakhi
Eklakhi
Location in India

Eklakhi is a railway station on the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line and is located in Maldah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The Eklakhi-Balurghat Branch Line connects Balurghat to the trunk line.

Eklakhi-Balurghat line

The 87.26 km (54.22 mi) long Eklakhi-Balurghat branch line was opened in 2004.[1] Extension of the Eklakhi-Balurghat Branch line to Hili was announced in the Rail Budget for 2010-11.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Opening of Eklakhi-Balurghat new line". Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Railway projects galore for Bengal". The Hindu Business Line, 26 February 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Northeast Frontier Railway zone
TerminusNortheast Frontier Railway zone