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Nalhati Junction railway station

Nalhati Junction
Indian Railway Station
Junction
Nalhati Jn Railway Station (5).jpg
Location Nalhati, Birbhum district, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates 24°17′45″N 87°50′20″E / 24.2958°N 87.8388°E / 24.2958; 87.8388
Elevation 48 m
Owned by Indian Railway
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Nalhati-Azimganj Branch Line Sahibganj Loop
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Construction
Structure type At Ground
Parking No parking
Other information
Status Functional
Station code NHT
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Howrah Division
History
Opened 1863
Electrified Electrified 28 January 2017

Nalhati Junction railway station is a junction station in Nalhati in the Indian state of West Bengal.

History

The Nalhati Junction station building was built in 1892 as a part of private railway line (Nalhati–Azimganj). The structure of the station was made of bricks and mortar and its roof was made of wooden beams, purlins and tiles, which have been damaged.

Platforms

Nalhati Junction station has 5 platforms having capacity of 14 coach+1 engine among them two 1A and 1B platform for branch line. It is a standard on ground structure with roof. Platform number 3 and 2 for up & down main line respectively and 1 for down loop line.

New construction

New Foot over bridge

Two new constructions were made recently at Nalhati Junction station: platform 1B and a long footbridge. Platform 1B situated near the station which serves all the trains coming from Azimganj towards Rampurhat. The footbridge connects platforms 3, 2, 1 and 1A with the booking office.

Nalhati Jn Branch Platform 1B Entrance

Trains

The following table shows the trains that stop at Nalhati Junction (46 trains; information taken from October 2016 timetable).

Gallery

Nalhati Junction
Next station west:
Chatra Station
Indian Railways : Sahibganj Loop Next station east:
Swadinpur Station
Stop No: ' KM from start: ' Platforms: 5

References