Kamarkundu railway station
|Kolkata Suburban Railway Junction Station|
|Location||Kamarkundu, Hooghly, West Bengal|
|Elevation||13 metres (43 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station) separate for the two lines at different heights|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
This is a rich agricultural area with several cold storages.
The Howrah-Tarakeswar line was opened in 1885 and the Howrah-Bardhaman chord line in 1917. It is part of Kolkata Suburban Railway system. It is 33 kilometres (21 mi) from Howrah via Howrah-Bardhaman chord and 36 kilometres (22 mi) via Howrah-Tarakeswar branch line.
At Kamarkundu, the Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line goes above the Howrah-Bardhaman chord. Since the lines are at two levels, trains cannot switch routes. Platforms are at two levels.
- "List of functioning Cold Storage of West Bengal District wise as on 18.01.07". West Bengal State Marketing Board. Retrieved 28 January 2009.
- "The Chronology of Railway Development in Eastern India". railindia. Retrieved 26 January 2009.
- Railway Timetable
- "Trivia". Highest speed sections of track. IRFCA. Retrieved 15 January 2012.