Kolkata Circular Railway

Kolkata Circular Railway

About Kolkata Circular Railway

The Kolkata Circular Railway System is also known as “Chakra Rail” which is a loop line of railways in India established in the year 1984. The Kolkata Railway Board Circular is operated by ER Zone (Eastern Railways) surrounding the entire Kolkata City. The line length of Chakra Rail is about 38.8 Kilometres or 24 Miles. The Kolkata Circular Train connects some important areas located in Kolkata Circular Railway Map

Chakra Rail Map
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Kolkata Railway Board Circular Stations

The Kolkata Railway Board Circular line starts and ends at Biman Bandar station. It has 21 stations with the distance length of about 35 Kilometres. The Kolkata Suburban Railway will operate the railway line services. The following are the Kolkata Railway Board Circular stations.

Kolkata Suburban Railway Timetable
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Station Name Station Code
Bimanbandar BNBA
Jessore Road JSOR
Dum Dum Cantonment DDC
Dum Dum DDJ
Patipukur PTKR
Kolkata KOAA
Bagbazar BBR
Sovabazar Ahiritola SOLA
Burrabazar BZB
Eden Gardens EDG
Prinsep Ghat PPGT
Khiddirpur KIRP
Remount Road RMTR
Majerhat MJT
New Alipore NACC
Tollygunge TLG
Lake Gardens LKF
Ballygunge BLN
Park Circus PQS
Sir Gurudas Banerjee Halt SGBA
Bidhannagar Road BNXR

How to Know Chakra Rail Time Table?

In order to Know Chakra Rail Time Table from Princep Ghat to Dumdum, Dumdum to Princep Ghat Train Time Table and many more follow the simple steps given below:

  • Firstly visit Kolkata Railway Board Circular Train Time Table Kolkata official website http://kolkatalocaltrain.info
  • Secondly, click on “My Train” which is located on the right top menu bar of the home page
Kolkata Local Train Time Table
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  • Thirdly select Journey Starting From and To (Like From Majerhat to Budge Budge Train Time Table, From Majerhat to Dumdum Train Time Table etc)
  • If you want to know train between the stations then select the time in the 01st box
  • Then After entering all the above details click on “Get Trains”
Local Train Time Table Kolkata
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  • Now you will get the details of the following from and to, how many trains are available
  • In order to know the trains click on “View Trains”
  • Now you will get the Kolkata Railway Board Circular Time Table details of the following Train Numbers, Train Names, Departure time, Arrival time etc.

Also if you want to know Kolkata Circular Railway Map click on “Map” which is located beside the “Time Table” of the home page

Then you will observe the Kolkata Circular Railway Map image with routes.

Kolkata Circular Railway Map
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In order to provide connectivity throughout the Kolkata city, the Kolkata Circular Railway had become a part for both Kolkata Suburban  Railway and Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL)

Kolkata Metro Railway
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Kolkata Circular Railway Extended Routes

The following are the extended routes of Kolkata Circular Railway:

Train Name From To Daily Frequency
Bangaon Majerhat Local Bangaon Majerhat 3
Bangaon CanningLocal Bangaon Majerhat 1
Habra – Majerhat Local (Via Tala) Habra Majerhat 1
Duttapukur – Majerhat Local Duttapukur Majerhat 1
Barasat – Majerhat Local (via – B.B.D. Bagh) Barasat Majerhat 1
Madhyamgram – Majerhat Local Madhyamgram Majerhat 1
Gede-Majerhat Local (Via Tala) Gede Majerhat 1