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Demand for renaming New Jalpaiguri Railway Station to New Siliguri Railway Station picks up. . . The ‘Brihattama Siliguri Nagarik Mancha’ demanded the name of the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station to be changed to New Siliguri Railway Station. The members of the Mancha led by the president Sunil Sarkar and general secretary Ratan Kumar Banik. Speaking on the issue, Banik said the... more...
first train started from the NJP station back in July 7, 1964. The first train to commute was the Janata Express, which travelled from NJP to Sealdah station in Kolkata. The tickets bore the name of the station as ‘New Siliguri’ at that time. Currently, the station falls under the Siliguri Commissionerate at Ward No. 35, he pointed out.
Kishanganj Station doesnt have any terminal/pit line facility...So for maintenance purpose train is brought to NJP..its not related to Reserved/Unreserved.....its an empty rake of 15715 Garib Nawaz which is brought via TMH....but as per July TT,it will start running via BORA,NAK & no longer bear the 05715 No..That is the rake will have Normal Numberings 15715