|Indian Railway Station |
Kolkata Suburban Railway Station
Aranghata railway station
|Location||Ranaghat Road, Aranghata, Nadia, West Bengal|
|Elevation||17 m (56 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Ranaghat–Gede line of Kolkata Suburban Railway|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Bicycle facilities||Not available|
|Previous names||Eastern Bengal Railway|
Aranghata railway station is a railway station on the Ranaghat–Gede line of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system and operated by Eastern Railway. It is situated beside Ranaghat Road, Sabdalpur, Aranghata of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. This railway station serves in Ranaghat II and Aranghata area.
The Ranaghat-Gede section was the part of the Eastern Bengal Railway which was opened in 1862 and extended to Kushtia, now in Bangladesh. This was the Calcutta-Siliguri Main Line but after Partition of India in 1947, this got truncated and what remained India named the Gede Branch Line. The line including Aranghata railway station was electrified in 1997–98.
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