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Lake Gardens railway station

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Lake Gardens
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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Lake Gardens Railway Station
LocationLake Gardens, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°30′29″N 88°21′11″E / 22.5080°N 88.3531°E / 22.5080; 88.3531
Elevation9 metres (30 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Platforms2
Tracks4
ConnectionsTaxi stand, Bus stand Bus interchange
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessYes Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeLKF
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened1890; 129 years ago (1890)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Budge Budge
Sealdah South
toward Sealdah
Circular Line
Location
Lake Gardens is located in Kolkata
Lake Gardens
Lake Gardens
Location in Kolkata
Lake Gardens is located in West Bengal
Lake Gardens
Lake Gardens
Location in West Bengal
Lake Gardens is located in India
Lake Gardens
Lake Gardens
Location in India

Lake Gardens railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Budge Budge line with an approximate 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Lake Gardens railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 45 pairs of E.M.U. local trains pass through the railway station on a daily basis. It is situated in Kolkata in the Indian State of West Bengal. Lake Gardens railway station serves Lake Gardens and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

Lake Gardens railway station is located at 22°30′29″N 88°21′11″E / 22.5080°N 88.3531°E / 22.5080; 88.3531. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

History

In 1890; 129 years ago (1890), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Lake Gardens.

Station layout

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
P Platform 1 → Toward
Island platform, doors will open on the left/ right
Platform 2 Toward ←

Track Layout

Lake Gardens track layout
to Tollygunge
Lake Gardens Flyover
to Ballygunge Junction
Station with four tracks and two Island platforms

Electrification

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

See also

References

  1. ^ "LKF/Lake Gardens".
  2. ^ "LKF/Lake Gardens Railway Time Table".

External links