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Jaynagar Majilpur railway station

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Jaynagar Majilpur
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Jaynagar Majilpur Railway Station
LocationJaynagar Majilpur, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°10′10″N 88°24′58″E / 22.1695°N 88.4160°E / 22.1695; 88.4160
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Namkhana 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 codeJNM
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1882; 137 years ago (1882)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Namkhana
Sealdah South
toward Sealdah
Location
Jaynagar Majilpur is located in West Bengal
Jaynagar Majilpur
Jaynagar Majilpur
Location in West Bengal
Jaynagar Majilpur is located in India
Jaynagar Majilpur
Jaynagar Majilpur
Location in India

Jaynagar Majilpur railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Namkhana line with an approximate 49 kilometres (30 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Jaynagar Majilpur railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 30 pairs of E.M.U. local trains pass through the railway station on a daily basis. It is situated in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. Jaynagar Majilpur railway station serves Jaynagar Majilpur city and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

Jaynagar Majilpur railway station is located at 22°10′10″N 88°24′58″E / 22.1695°N 88.4160°E / 22.1695; 88.4160. It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 ft).

History

In 1882; 137 years ago (1882), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Jaynagar Majilpur.

Electrification

Electrification from Sealdah to Jaynagar Majilpur was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–66.

References

  1. ^ "JNM/Jaynagar Majilpur".
  2. ^ "JNM/Jaynagar Majilpur Railway Time Table".

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