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Ramkanali Junction railway station

Ramkanali
Indian Railway Junction Station
LocationRamkanali, Purulia district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates23°34′47″N 86°45′43″E / 23.5797°N 86.7619°E / 23.5797; 86.7619
Elevation157 metres (515 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Asansol-Adra line
Construction
Structure typeStandard at ground
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
Station codeRKI
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened1891
Electrified1957-62
Previous namesBengal Nagpur Railway
Location
Ramkanali is located in West Bengal
Ramkanali
Ramkanali
Location in West Bengal
Ramkanali is located in India
Ramkanali
Ramkanali
Location in India

Ramkanali railway station serves Ramkanali and surrounding areas in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. There is a freight line link to Par Beliya colliery.

The railway station

Ramkanali railway station is located at an elevation of 157 metres (515 ft) above sea level. It was allotted the railway station code of RKI and is under the jurisdiction of Adra railway division of South Eastern Railway.[1]

History

The Bengal Nagpur Railway main line from Nagpur to Asansol, on the Howrah-Delhi main line, was opened for goods traffic on 1 February 1891.[2]

Electrification

The Tatanagar-Adra-Asansol section was electrified in the 1957-1962 period.[3] The Asansol-Purulia sector was electrified in 1961-62.[4] The freight link from Ramkanali to Chaurasi siding of Par Beliya colliery was electrified in 1963-64.[4]

References

  1. ^ "RKI / Ramkanali Junction". india rail info. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  3. ^ Ghose, Arabinda. "Platinum Jubilee of Railway Electrification in India". Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  4. ^ a b "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 July 2013.

External links

External video
Train passing Ramkanali railway station
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone