Presenting some pictures from a recent trip to Princep Ghat, one of the 19 stations under the tutelage of the Kolkata Circular Railways... The Kolkata Circular Railways starts at Dum Dum Junction as a single line and continues upto Majherhat. From Majherhat upto Ballygunge Junction this line shares track with the Budge-Budge-Sealdah section. From Ballygunge upto Park-Circus this line goes in parallel with the Diamond-Harbour-Sealdah main line, from Park Circus onwards till Bidhan-nagar Road this line bypasses Sealdah Station and merges with the Sealdah-Naihati main line at... more...
Kankurganchi Jn cabin. Thus this line starts and terminates at Dum Dum Junction..... Princep Ghat serves it's namesake place in Kolkata. Princep Gate serves as a memorial for James Princep, and hence is a very popular place for the people to spend their time in the evening adjacent to the cool Ganges breeze! PPGT and BBDB are major crossing points for local train criss-crossing in the opposing directions... Oh, and Sealdah's sister terminal station Kolkata lies in this section and a lot people do use the services of the Circular rail (Chakra rail) to ferry in and out of Chitpur.... ************************************************************************** Picture 1:- Shows the overall layout of this station Picture 2 & 4:- Are station board pictures. Anyone and everyone is free to update it into the station timeline. Picture 3 :- Traditional painting artistry. Picture 4 :- The Gigantic 'Second Hoogly bridge' or the 'Vidyasagar Setu' looms over the Princep Ghat skyline. Picture 5, 6 and 7 :- Some evening shots of the evening scenery at the Ganges with the Vidyasagar Setu in the background.... Pictures credits :- Self Camera used :- Moto G5 Hope you like it :) - Arnab
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