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Hotar railway station

Hotar railway station
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Hotar Railway Station Platform.jpg
LocationSardar Pada Local Road, Hotar, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Coordinates22°18′32″N 88°23′58″E / 22.3088°N 88.3994°E / 22.3088; 88.3994
Elevation9 metres (30 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Disabled accessAvailable
Other information
Station codeHT
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah railway division
Opened1883; 136 years ago (1883)
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
Sealdah South
Main line
toward Sealdah

Hotar railway station is Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Diamond Harbour line of Sealdah railway division. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Hotar railway station is situated beside Sardar Pada Local Road at Hotar, 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 Diamond Harbour in 1883.[3] The electrification of the Sealdah railway station to Diamond Harbour including Hotar railway station was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–67.[4]


  1. ^ "HT/Hotar". Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ "HOTAR (HT) Railway Station". Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Indian Railway History Time line". Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". Retrieved 24 May 2019.