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Shyamsundar railway station

Shyamsundar railway station
Indian Railway
LocationBardhaman Road, Palasan, Shyamsundar, Purba Bardhaman district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates23°04′53″N 87°51′38″E / 23.081466°N 87.86064°E / 23.081466; 87.86064
Elevation30 metres (98 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Bankura-Masagram line
Platforms1
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSHMR
Division(s) Adra railway division
History
Opened1916
Closed1995
Rebuilt2005
Electrified2018-19
Previous namesBankura Damodar Railway
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone

Shyamsundar railway station is a railway station of Bankura-Masagram line under the Adra railway division of South Eastern Railway zone. It is situated beside Bardhaman Road, Palasan at Shyamsundar in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1][2]

History

Old narrow gauge Bankura–Damodar Railway (also called as Bankura Damodar River Railway) connecting Bankura and Rainagar in Bankura and Bardhaman districts was opened to traffic in sections between 1916—1917.[3] In 2005, the 118 kilometers long railway section known as Bankura–Masagram line was converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge.[4] The whole track including Shyamsundar railway station was electrified in 2018-19.[5][6]

References

  1. ^ roy, Joydeep. "Shyamsundar Railway Station Map/Atlas SER/South Eastern Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  2. ^ "Shyamsunder Railway Station (SHMR) : Station Code, Time Table, Map, Enquiry". www.ndtv.com. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  3. ^ "Bankura's Iron Horses". Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "Indian Railway History Time line". Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Electrification of Masagram-Bankura stretch to cut travel time". business-standard.com. Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Electrification of Railway Track". railnews.in. Retrieved July 4, 2019.