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New Garia railway station

New Garia
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
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New Garia Railway Station
Location New Garia, Kolkata, West Bengal
 India
Coordinates 22°28′11″N 88°23′46″E / 22.4696°N 88.3961°E / 22.4696; 88.3961
Elevation 9 metres (30 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Sealdah–Sonarpur line
Platforms 3
Tracks 3
Connections Kavi Subhash metro station, Taxi stand, Bus stand Bus interchange
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Available Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code NGRI
Zone(s) Eastern Railway
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened 1862; 156 years ago (1862)
Electrified 1965–66
Previous names Eastern Bengal Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Baghajatin
Eastern Railway zone
Location
New Garia railway station is located in Kolkata
New Garia railway station
New Garia railway station
Location in Kolkata

New Garia railway station is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Station on the Sealdah–Sonarpur line with an approximate 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) distance from Sealdah railway station. It is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone. New Garia railway station is one of the busiest railway stations of Sealdah railway division. More than 115 pairs of E.M.U. local trains ply through the railway station on a daily basis. The Kavi Subhash metro station is adjacent to this railway station. It is situated in Kolkata in the Indian State of West Bengal. New Garia railway station serves New Garia and the surrounding areas.[1][2]

Geography

New Garia railway station is located at 22°28′11″N 88°23′46″E / 22.4696°N 88.3961°E / 22.4696; 88.3961. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

History

In 2012; 6 years ago (2012), the Eastern Bengal Railway constructed a 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide recent Broad Gauge Railway from Sealdah to New Garia.

Electrification

Electrification of the Sealdah–New Garia line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1965–66.

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