|Regional rail, Rapid Transit Station|
|Location||A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury Sarani, English Bazar, West Bengal|
|Elevation||30 metres (98 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway zone|
|Tracks||26 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||Eastern Railway zone|
Malda Town is a railway station, serves Malda city in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the rail head for a visit to Gour and Pandua or notable place Adina Mosque and Adina Deer Park.
In the early 1960s, when Farakka Barrage was being constructed, a radical change was made in the railway system north of the Ganges. Indian Railways created a new broad-gauge rail link from Kolkata.
The 2,240 m (7,350 ft) long Farakka Barrage carries a rail-cum-road bridge across the Ganges. The rail bridge was opened in 1971 thereby linking the Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa loop to Malda, New Jalpaiguri and other railway stations in North Bengal.
Malda Town railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway. One of the reason for it being a busy station is that every train that passes through the station stops here since it is the meeting point of two railway zone (The Eastern Railway and the Northeast Frontier Railway). To the north of the station starts the Northeast Frontier Railway and to the south starts the Eastern Railway.
Malda railway division is one of the four railway divisions under Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. This railway division was formed in 1975 and its headquarter is located at Malda in the state of West Bengal of India. two A-1 stations under Malda railway division. These are Malda town railway station and Bhagalpur railway station
The major facilities available are Waiting rooms, retiring room, computerised reservation facility, Reservation Counter, Vehicle parking etc. The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. There are refreshment rooms vegetarian and non-vegetarian, tea stall, book stall, post and telegraphic office and Government Railway police(G.R.P) office. Automatic ticket vending machines are installed to reduce the queue for train tickets on the station
There are seven platforms in Malda town railway station. The platforms are interconnected with three foot over bridge(FOB). Escalators are installed at each of the platforms. There are twenty-five lines of which 7 are along platforms are rest are loops.
|Preceding station||Indian Railway||Following station|
|Eastern Railway zone|