राजमहल रेलवे स्टेशन (Rajmahal Railway Station)

Rajmahal Railway Station

The heritage station building of Rajmahal, the oldest station of the Malda Division of Eastern Railways, which was also once the capital of Bengal during the Mughal period, the Rajmahal Railway Station is the second oldest station in India. The Rajmahal to Bardwan (West Bengal) rail track was one of the first few railway lines to be built. The first railway line from Howrah towards Delhi was routed through Rajmahal: the East Indian Railway line was completed in October 1859, which is the third oldest Rail link of Indian Railways. The first train in this section from Howrah to Rajmahal had started on 4 July 1860.

Railway Line in Rajmahal


It was expected that rail connectivity between Calcutta and Rajmahal would avoid the five hundred and twenty eight miles of a long circuitous route of “rapid and ever tortuous Bhaugerrutte, long labyrinth of Soonderbunds, which would be navigable only eight m…

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