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New Farakka Junction railway station

New Farakka Junction
Indian Railway Station
Junction station
LocationFarrakka Barrage Township, Murshidabad, West Bengal
India
Coordinates24°47′42″N 87°54′56″E / 24.7949°N 87.9156°E / 24.7949; 87.9156
Elevation30 metre
Line(s)Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa loop
Platforms3
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeNFK
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Malda
History
Opened1971
ElectrifiedIn Progress
Location
New Farakka is located in West Bengal
New Farakka
New Farakka
Location in West Bengal
New Farakka is located in India
New Farakka
New Farakka
Location in India

New Farakka Junction is a railway station on the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line and is located in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. New Farakka Junction railway station lies south of the Farakka Barrage.

Farakka Barrage

The 2,240-metre-long (7,350 ft) Farakka Barrage carries a rail-cum-road bridge across the Ganges. The rail bridge was thrown open to the public in 1971, thereby linking the towns of Murshidabad district to Malda, New Jalpaiguri and other railway stations in North Bengal.[1][2]

Trains

Number of Halting Trains: 87

References

  1. ^ Salman, Salman M. A.; Uprety, Kishor (2002). Conflict and cooperation on South Asia's international rivers: a legal perspective. World Bank Publications. pp. 135–136. ISBN 978-0-8213-5352-3. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
  2. ^ R.P.Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2011.
External video
Kanchanjunga Express crossing Farakka Barrage