|Indian Railway Junction Station|
|Location||Grand Trunk Road, Bardhaman, West Bengal|
|Elevation||34.00 metres (111.55 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Eastern Railway|
|Line(s)||Howrah-Delhi main line|
Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line
Howrah-Bardhaman main line
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Previous names||East Indian Railway Company|
Barddhaman Junction (station code: BWN) is a railway junction station on the Howrah-Delhi main line and is located in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. EMU services from Howrah along Howrah-Bardhaman main line and Howrah-Bardhaman chord terminate at Bardhaman. It serves Bardhaman, the second most populous city in West Bengal.
Barddhaman Junction is an important station in the eastern railways. Trains from Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata towards Mughalsarai (Currently named as Pt. Deen dayal upadhyay, DDU), Gaya etc go through the station. The station consists 8 platforms.
The first passenger train in eastern India ran from Howrah to Hooghly on 15 August 1854.
The track was extended to Raniganj by 1855.
Electrification of Howrah—Burdwan main line was completed with 25 kV AC overhead system in 1958. Earlier, electrification started (on the Howrah-Bandel sector) with 3 kV DC overhead system in 1953.
Howrah–Bardhaman chord was electrified in 1964–66.
Bardhaman railway station has one two-bedded non-AC retiring room and an eight-bedded dormitory. Barddhaman railway station has two two-bedded non-AC retiring rooms and one four bedded non-AC dormitory. The whole station platforms are given with high speed wifi access provided by Google. Also the station has escalator service in platform number 2, 3 and 8. Automated ticket vending machines are there at both side of the station where tickets can be got both by giving cash, using card, UTS mobile system etc. Vendors are available with various types of food at the station platforms. Purified and cold water is available at platforms.
Bardhaman Coaching & Wagon Depot
Bardhaman Coaching & Wagon Depot can maintain four passenger trains, including one DEMU rake. It has a capacity of holding 71 coaches.
Diesel loco shed
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