This railway station is one of the oldest in the country. Opened on 1 September 1859. This railway station also one of the busiest railway stations in Birbhum district. You will find many good restaurants near the railway station. Lodging facilities are good at this railway station. There are many hotels to stay near the railway station. Porter service is good and the amenities are excellent. This is one of the best stations in West Bengal for Railfanning. Auto, Taxi, and Bus service available 24x7. One of the best places for Sightseeing and Pilgrimage because Sainthia city is situated in the south bank of the Mayurakshi river and the famous Nandikeshwari Temple which is one of the Shakti Peethas of Indian Subcontinent, situated in this city.