|Owned by Indian Railways|
Elevation 14 m
Platforms in use 3
|Operated by Eastern Railway|
Owner Indian Railways
|Location Hooghly station road, Hooghly, West Bengal
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.
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 of Howrah—Burdwan main line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1958.