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Madhabpur railway station

Madhabpur railway station
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Madhabpur Railway Station Platform.jpg
Madhabpur railway station platform
LocationBaruipur-Kulpi Road, Raghunathpur, Madhabpur, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°07′09″N 88°20′50″E / 22.119207°N 88.347323°E / 22.119207; 88.347323
Elevation8 metres (26 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byEastern Railway
Line(s)Sealdah–Namkhana line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMDBP
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah railway division
History
Opened1928; 91 years ago (1928)
Electrified1965–66
Previous namesEastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Namkhana
Sealdah South
Baruipur-Namkhana line
toward Sealdah

Madhabpur railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway stations on the Sealdah–Namkhana line of Sealdah railway division. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. The station is situated beside Baruipur-Kulpi Road, Raghunathpur, Madhabpur, South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.[1]

History

The Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to Baruipur in 1882. The Jaynagar Majilpur line was constructed by Eastern Bengal Railway in 1882. It was extended up to Lakshmikantapur railway station in 1928.[2] Thereafter the line was extended up to Kakdwip in 2001 and up to Namkhana in 2006.[3] Baruipur to Lakshmikantapur line including Madhabpur Railway station was electrified in 1965-66 and Lakshmikantapur to Kakdwip in 1992-2000 and Kakdwip to Namkhana railway station in 2005.[4]

References

  1. ^ "MDBP/Madhabpur". Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  2. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Travel: A Great Escape". The Statesman, 13 June 2006. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "TRACTION DISTRIBUTION SEALDAH". er.indianrailways.gov.in. Retrieved 22 May 2019.