Berhampore Court railway station

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Berhampore Court
বহরমপুর কোর্ট
Express train,Passenger train and Suburban train station
Baharmpur Railway Station, Murshidabad.jpg
Location Berhampore, Murshidabad district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates 24°05′21″N 88°15′49″E / 24.0893°N 88.2637°E / 24.0893; 88.2637
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Eastern Railway zone
Line(s) Sealdah-Lalgola Main Line
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Other information
Status Active
Station code BPC
Zone(s) Eastern Railway zone
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Electrified Yes
Previous names East Indian Railway Company
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Eastern Railway zone

Berhampore Court is a railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat-Krishnanagar-Berhampore-Lalgola line and is located in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

History

Initially the Calcutta (Sealdah)–Kusthia line of Eastern Bengal Railway was opened to traffic in 1862. The Ranaghat–Lalgola branch line was established in 1905 as an extension of Sealdah–Ranaghat line. This railway station was named Berhampore Court in accordance with the British pronunciation of Baharampore as "Berhampore" . The rail distance between Berhampore and Sealdah is approximately 186km. After the electrification and inauguration of double track by the Indian Railways, Berhampore railway station was modified and reconstructed into three platforms

Location

Berhampore Court railway station lies in Berhampore city of West Bengal. The line passes through Sealdah-Barrackpore-Naihati-Kalyani-Ranaghat-Krishnanagar-Plassey-Beldanga-Berhampore-Murshidabad-Jiaganj-Lalgola. It is located in Murshidabad district, 186 km (116 mi) from Sealdah railway station.

Full views of Berhampur Court station

It is one of the important railway stations in Murshidabad and West Bengal. People from maximum part of Murshidabad district board from this station to reach Kolkata.

Major Trains

Some of the important trains that runs from Berhampore Court are :

  • Sealdah-Lalgola MEMU (via Naihati-Ranaghat-Krishnanagar)
  • Ranaghat Jn-Lalgola EMU Local
  • Krishnanagar-Lalgola EMU Local
  • Sealdah- Lalgola Bhagirathi Express
  • Kolkata- Lalgola Hazarduari Express
  • Kolkata- Lalgola Dhano Dhanye Express
  • Sealdah-Lalgola Passenger(via Naihati-Ranaghat-Krishnanagar)

Infrastructure

The railway station has currently[when?] 2 platforms after putting double railway tracks. Two new platforms are currently being built as some new trains will be included in this line soon after the completion of Nashipur Rail Bridge.

References

External links

  • Berhampore Court railway station at the India Rail Info

Coordinates: 24°05′22″N 88°15′50″E / 24.0894°N 88.2638°E / 24.0894; 88.2638

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