Ramkanali Junction railway station

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Ramkanali
Indian Railway Junction Station
Location Ramkanali, Purulia district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates 23°34′47″N 86°45′43″E / 23.5797°N 86.7619°E / 23.5797; 86.7619Coordinates: 23°34′47″N 86°45′43″E / 23.5797°N 86.7619°E / 23.5797; 86.7619
Elevation 157 metres (515 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Asansol-Adra line
Construction
Structure type Standard at ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Station code RKI
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened 1891
Electrified 1957-62
Previous names Bengal Nagpur Railway
Location
Ramkanali railway station is located in West Bengal
Ramkanali railway station
Ramkanali railway station
Location in West Bengal

Ramkanali railway station serves Ramkanali and surrounding areas in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. There is a freight line link to Par Beliya colliery.

The railway station

Ramkanali railway station is located at an elevation of 157 metres (515 ft) above sea level. It was allotted the railway station code of RKI and is under the jurisdiction of Adra railway division of South Eastern Railway.[1]

History

The Bengal Nagpur Railway main line from Nagpur to Asansol, on the Howrah-Delhi main line, was opened for goods traffic on 1 February 1891.[2]

Electrification

The Tatanagar-Adra-Asansol section was electrified in the 1957-1962 period.[3]The Asansol-Purulia sector was electrified in 1961-62.[4]The freight link from Ramkanali to Chaurasi siding of Par Beliya colliery was electrified in 1963-64.[4]

References

  1. ^ "RKI / Ramkanali Junction". india rail info. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Ghose, Arabinda. "Platinum Jubilee of Railway Electrification in India". Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 

External links

  • Trains at Ramkanali
External video
Train passing Ramkanali railway station
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
South Eastern Railway zone
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