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Madhukunda railway station

Madhukunda
Indian Railway Station
Location Mdhukunda, Purulia district, West Bengal
India
Coordinates

23°37′37″N 86°52′10″E / 23.6269°N 86.8695°E / 23.6269; 86.8695Coordinates: 23°37′37″N 86°52′10″E / 23.6269°N 86.8695°E / 23.6269; 86.8695{{#coordinates:23.6269|86.8695|type:railwaystation_region:IN|||||| |primary |name=

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Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Asansol-Adra line
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At Ground
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Station code MDKD
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened 1891
Electrified 1957-62
Previous names Bengal Nagpur Railway
Location
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A MEMU train travelling on the bridge across Damodar River

Madhukunda railway station serves Madhukunda, Tiluri village and surrounding areas in Purulia and Bankura districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the southern bank of the Damodar and a railway bridge connects it to Damodar railway station.

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.[1]

Electrification

The Tatanagar-Adra-Asansol section was electrified in the 1957-1962 period.[2]The Asansol-Purulia sector was electrified in 1961-62.[3]

Economy

There is a cement plant, Damodhar Cement Works, owned by ACC Ltd. at Madhukunda.[4]

References

  1. "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. Ghose, Arabinda. "Platinum Jubilee of Railway Electrification in India". Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  3. "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  4. "ACC Limited, formerly Associated Cement Companies Ltd.". ACC Limited. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 

External links

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