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|Kolkata Suburban Railway station|
By Pass, Tikiapara, Howrah, West Bengal|
|Elevation||9 metres (30 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Eastern Railway|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||South Eastern Railway|
|Previous names||Bengal Nagpur Railway|
Here is an interesting piece of information:
|“||The BNR had no station at Haora, and does not to this day. It operated from a siding in Tikiapara, and was later permitted to use the new Haora Station of the EIR.||”|
The Howrah-Kharagpur line was electrified in 1967-69.
There is a car shed of South Eastern Railway at Tikiapara.
Tikiapara Coaching Depot maintains 22 primary base trains and 6 round trip trains. Total coach holding capacity is 744 coaches. It handles prestigious trains like Rajdhani Express and Duronto Express. The Coaching Depot is under Howrah Division, Eastern Railway.