Buniadpur railway station

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Buniadpur
Indian Railway Station
Location Buniadpur, West Bengal, India
Coordinates 25°23′10″N 88°24′04″E / 25.3860°N 88.4011°E / 25.3860; 88.4011Coordinates: 25°23′10″N 88°24′04″E / 25.3860°N 88.4011°E / 25.3860; 88.4011
Elevation 28 metres (92 ft)
Owned by Indian Railway
Operated by Northeast Frontier Railway
Line(s) Eklakhi–Balurghat branch line
Platforms 1
Tracks 3 in number, 1,676mm (5ft in)"(Broad Gauge)" in type.
Connections Signalling System available.
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code BNDP
Zone(s) Northeast Frontier Railway
Division(s) Katihar Railway Division
Website http://www.indianrail.gov.in
History
Opened 30 December 2004
Rebuilt Year 2007
Electrified Single Diesel line
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
Northeast Frontier Railway Zone
Location
Buniadpur railway station is located in West Bengal
Buniadpur railway station
Location of Buniadpur railway station in West Bengal

Buniadpur Railway Station is a Railway Station of Buniadpur City belonging to Northeast Frontier Railway Zone located in Dakshin Dinajpur district in the West Bengal state of India.[1] It serves Buniadpur City and the surrounding areas.

History[edit]

In 2004, when a broad gauge railway track was being constructed from Eklakhi to Balurghat (Proposed to be extended up to Hilli), a radical change was seen in the transport system of Dakshin Dinajpur, as then State Highway 10 was the only way to connect other important locations.

The new Railway line gave an opportunity to the people of the Buniadpur to link to Kolkata by trains.The first train connected the station on 30 December 2004.

Trains[edit]

Buniadpur is the 2nd most important railway station, next after Balurghat.It is the halt of 4 Express trains and terminal of a Passenger Train.All express trains, on their journey, xings here with each other.Sometimes goods train carrying construction materials, also terminates here.

The trains are :

Train No. Train Name Train Type Frequency
13161/13162 Tebhaga Express Express/Mail Daily (Without Monday)
15463/15464 Siliguri-Balurghat Intercity Express (Unreserved) Express/Mail Daily
15463/15464 Howrah - Balurghat Bi-Weekly Express Express/Mail Bi-Weekly (Mon, Tue)
55421/55422 Sealdah-Balurghat (Via Malda) Gour-Link Express Cum Passenger Express/Passenger Daily
55771/55772 Buniadpur-Malda Court Passenger Passenger Daily

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