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JRLE/Jangipur Road (3 PFs)
জঙ্গীপুর রোড     जंगीपुर रोड
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Track: Construction - Electric-Line Doubling

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Station Road, Raghunathganj , Dist - Murshidabad
State: West Bengal

Elevation: 30 m above sea level
Zone: ER/Eastern   Division: Malda Town

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Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 54
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Mar 26 (20:54) Press Release:RESTORATION OF TRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN SEALDAH & JANGIPUR (er.indianrailways.gov.in)
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News Entry# 447090  Blog Entry# 4920426   
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Mar 26 2021 (20:55)
Station Tag: Sealdah/SDAH added by IMPROVE BAK LOOP SERVICE/1832633

Mar 26 2021 (20:54)
Station Tag: Jangipur Road/JRLE added by IMPROVE BAK LOOP SERVICE/1832633

Mar 26 2021 (20:54)
Train Tag: Sealdah - Jangipur Road MEMU Special/03177 added by IMPROVE BAK LOOP SERVICE/1832633
Kolkata, March 26, 2021:
For the convenience of the passengers, 73151/73152 Sealdah-Jangipur-Sealdah DEMU passenger will be RESTORED with MEMU rake and run as 03177/03178 Sealdah-Jangipur- Sealdah MEMU Special w.e.f. 30.03.2021.
Sep 14 2019 (14:59) Jangipur’s historic toll tax office submerged by the Ganga, but restored railway station stands proud (www.thestatesman.com)
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News Entry# 391016  Blog Entry# 4427482   
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Sep 14 2019 (15:00)
Station Tag: Jangipur Road/JRLE added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948
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Considering the contribution of Jangipur in the development of the railways in India, the Malda Division of Eastern Railway has renovated the Jangipur station as a heritage station to bring back its past glory.
But the historic toll tax office, which was once the largest revenue collection centre in the country, has been submerged by the Ganga after erosion of the banks.
Talking to The Statesman, Mr. Prashant Kumar Mishra, Chief Workshop Engineer of Eastern Railway, who is also holding the additional charge of DRM of Malda Division, said that the Jangipur station
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building, the most well-known landmark of the area with its thick brick walls, high roof, arches, wooden window shades has been given a new lease of life after structural repairs.
“It was painted in trade mark red colour and the renovated heritage station building is now the cynosure of all eyes,” Mishra added.
He further said directors of the East India Company were deeply convinced of the need of railways in India for mobilising its forces across the country. The company wanted to conduct detailed traffic surveys and explore financial viability before deciding to set up a railway network in India.
The first report of the directors of East India Rail Company had made mention of two million tonnes of inland traffic between Calcutta, the N.W. and Jangipore Ghat that alone carried more than 7.96 lakh tonnes of goods.
It was the toll record of Jangipur that paved the way for construction of the railway network by EIR in India. The official records of the collector of tolls at Jangipur mentioned that in 1844-45, on the Bhagarutty River boats passed through that branch of the river, containing 21,497,750 maunds, or taking 27 maunds to the ton, the tonnage of the laden cargo boats was 796,213 tonnes. G.Ashburner of Messers Macintyre and Company in his letter dated September 2, 1844 to R Macdonald Stephenson stated, “I am satisfied indeed after very careful enquiry and minute attention to the subject that no country in the world has ever offered so tempting a field for the investment of capital in railways as the Valley of Ganges from one extremity to the other.”
“I have searched for the toll house in the banks of river Ganges, but sadly it no longer exists as it is now lying submerged in the river after erosion,” Mr Mishra added.
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