Posted by : Prashant August 22, 2012
Ranaghat Junction is located in the Nadia district of WestBengal on the Eastern side of the Hoogly River. The junction is a major stopping point on the Sealdah- Murshidabad railway line. The station comes under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railways. Station code is: RHA. Howrah is the nearest major railway station.
The city of Ranaghat is known for handloom industries. The city hosts a few buildings belonging to local Zamindars which are of much attraction. The Pal Chaudhary building and the Dey Chaudhary houses are important ones among them. Navadvipa, Mayapur, Kolkata and Howrah are nearby places. The distance between Sealdah junction Ranaghat junctions is about 74 km by train. Major trains running via this junction are: Bhagirathi Express connecting Lalgoala and Sealdah, Hazarduari Express connecting Kolkataand Lalgola, KOAA BPC Express connecting Kolkata and Behrampore. Local trains passing through this junction connect Lalgola, Shantipur, Bangaon, Majerhat, Gede, Krishnagar.