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Hasnabad railway station

Hasnabad
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Location Taki, West Bengal
India
Coordinates

22°34′16″N 88°54′48″E / 22.5712°N 88.9134°E / 22.5712; 88.9134Coordinates: 22°34′16″N 88°54′48″E / 22.5712°N 88.9134°E / 22.5712; 88.9134{{#coordinates:22.5712|88.9134|type:railwaystation_region:IN|||||| |primary |name=

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Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Eastern Railway
Line(s) Barasat-Hasnabad line
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code HNB
Division(s) Sealdah
History
Opened 1962
Services
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Location
Location of Hasnabad railway station in West Bengal

Hasnabad is a Kolkata Suburban Railway station on the Barasat-Hasnabad line. It is located in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Hasnabad and the surrounding areas.

History

Barasat Basirhat Railway constructed a 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) narrow gauge line in 1914 as a part of Martin's Light Railways.[1] The line was closed in 1955.[2]

The Script error: No such module "convert". long 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge Barasat-Hasnabad branch line was constructed between 1957 and 1962.[3]

Rolling stock

Eastern Railway has some WDM-2D locos, which is used on the Sealdah-Hasnabad route amongst others.[4]

Proposed lines

The Hasnabad-Machlandapur line is one of the 84 new line projects sent to Planning Commission and the Ghatakpukur-Hasnabad line is one of the 111 new line surveys to be taken up in 2012-13, as per the Railway Budget proposals for 2012-13.[5]

References

  1. ^ R.P. Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Chronology of Railway development in Eastern Indian". railindia. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Moonis Raza & Yash Aggarwal. "Transport Geography of India: Commodity Flow and the Regional Structure of Indian Economy". page 60. Concept Publishing Company, A-15/16 Commercial Block, Mohan Garden, New Delhi - 110059. ISBN 81-7022-089-0. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Diesel Locomotive Classes – Broad Gauge". IRFCA. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "What is new in Railway Budget 2012-13". The Times of India, 14 March 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 

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