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Garia railway station

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Garia
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Garia Railway Station
Location Garia, Kolkata, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates 22°27′58″N 88°24′18″E / 22.4662°N 88.4050°E / 22.4662; 88.4050
Elevation 9 metres (30 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Sealdah–Sonarpur line
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Connections Taxi stand, Bus stand Bus interchange
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Available Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code GIA
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened 1862; 156 years ago (1862)
Electrified 1965–66
Previous names Eastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Eastern Railway zone
Location
Garia railway station is located in Kolkata
Garia railway station
Garia railway station
Location in Kolkata

Garia railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Sonarpur line with an approximate 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone. Garia railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 115 pairs of E.M.U. local trains ply through the railway station on a daily basis. It is situated in Kolkata in the Indian State of West Bengal. Garia railway station serves Garia and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

Garia railway station is located at 22°27′58″N 88°24′18″E / 22.4662°N 88.4050°E / 22.4662; 88.4050. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

History

In 1862; 156 years ago (1862), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Garia.

Electrification

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

References

  1. ^ "GIA/Garia".
  2. ^ "GIA/Garia Railway Time Table".

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