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Hooghly railway station

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Owned by  Indian Railways
Parking  No
Elevation  14 m
Platforms in use  3
Operated by  Eastern Railway
Opened  1854
Owner  Indian Railways
Hooghly railway station
Location  Hooghly station road, Hooghly, West Bengal India
Line(s)  Howrah-Bardhaman main line
Structure type  Standard (on ground station)
Address  Hooghly Station Rd, Krishnapur, Chinsurah R S, Hooghly, West Bengal 712103
Similar  Liluah railway station, Sheoraphuli railway station, Bandel Junction railway st, Hooghly Ghat railway st, Saktigarh railway station

Hooghly railway station


Hooghly is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line. It is located in Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Hugli-Chuchura and surrounding areas.

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History

East Indian Railway Company started construction of a line out of Howrah for the proposed link with Delhi via Rajmahal and Mirzapur in 1851.

The first passenger train in eastern India ran from Howrah to Hooghly on 15 August 1854. The track was extended to Raniganj by 1855.

Here is a short description of the first regular train in eastern India:

Electrification

Electrification of Howrah—Burdwan main line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1958.

References

Hooghly railway station Wikipedia


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