Tuesday, 25th June, 2024

Kolkata Station To Transform From International Terminal To A Market Hub

Kolkata Station To Transform From International Terminal To A Market Hub

Kolkata: The nostalgic and cultural brotherhood of the two parts of Bengal connects at Kolkata terminal. This station has the distiction for origination of two international trains Kolkata – Dhaka Maitree Express and Kolkata – Khulna Bandhan Express., One may enjoy the taste of spicy palatable food and tasty sweets of Bangladesh by boarding this train whereas the border is not very far but two parts of Bengal are still separated by the international boundary of two different countries.

Kolkata station has been developed as an international station with all amenities and facilities for the passenger. It has an executive waiting hall, lounge spa with fish pedicure & massager, food court, snacks counter, wifi connectivity, custom checking facility and facility for purchasing tickets for the trains to Bangladesh.

The station have 5 platforms of which platform no. 1 is mainly dedicated for dealing with the international trains i.e. Maitree Express and Bandhan Express because this platform has positional advantage for custom checking and easy arrival and departure of the passengers.

The station has a spacious circulating area with parking lots and bus/cab station. Road transport facility is easily available at this station for a journey to any part of the ‘City of Joy’ Kolkata.

This station is now under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme and will face a thorough makeover in coming days through re-development work. This station will soon appear as an economic hub in the area and will vows to fade out the market at Shyambazar, Hatibagan or Khanna wholesale market with the quality and variety of the merchandised at the economic hub of Kolkata station.


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