Tikiapara railway station

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Tikiapara
Kolkata Suburban Railway station
LocationBy Pass, Tikiapara, Howrah, West Bengal
India
Coordinates22°35′55″N 88°19′27″E / 22.5986°N 88.3243°E / 22.5986; 88.3243Coordinates: 22°35′55″N 88°19′27″E / 22.5986°N 88.3243°E / 22.5986; 88.3243
Elevation9 metres (30 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Howrah-Kharagpur line
Platforms3
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeTPKR
Zone(s) South Eastern Railway
Division(s) Kharagpur
History
Opened1900
Electrified1967-69
Previous namesBengal Nagpur Railway
Services
Preceding station   Kolkata Suburban Railway   Following station
toward Midnapore
South Eastern Line
Location
Tikiapara is located in West Bengal
Tikiapara
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Tikiapara
Location in West Bengal
Tikiapara is located in India
Tikiapara
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Tikiapara
Location in India

Tikiapara is a railway station on the Howrah-Kharagpur line and is located in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Tikiapara and other neighbourhoods of Howrah.

History[edit]

The Howrah-Kharagpur line was opened in 1900.[1] The Howrah-Kharagpur line was electrified in 1967-69.[2]

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Electrification[edit]

The Howrah-Kharagpur line was electrified in 1967-69.[4]

Car shed[edit]

There is a car shed of South Eastern Railway at Tikiapara.[5]

Coaching depot[edit]

Tikiapara Coaching Depot maintains 22 primary base trains and 6 round trip trains. Total coach holding capacity is 744 coaches. It handles prestigious trains like Rajdhani Express and Duronto Express. The Coaching Depot is under Howrah Division, Eastern Railway.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major events in formation of S.E.Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  3. ^ The Railway Comes to Calcutta by Sukanta Chaudhuri, published in Calcutta The Living City, Volume 1, page 238. First published by Oxford University Press in 1990. ISBN o 19 563696 1
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Sheds and Workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Carriage and Wagon / Howrah Division" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 11 April 2013.

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