Transportation in BarrackporeBarrackpore is one of the major cities of West Bengal and is located in the 24 paraganas district. This historical city is located close to Kolkata and thus the transportation facilities available here are very good. The city is well conected to other cities of West Bengal through road and railways. One of the most important roads in East India, the Barrackpore Trunk road begins in Barrackpore.
Railways in BarrackporeBarrackpore is well connected via railways to other important towns of West Bengal and India. The Railway Line was setup in the year 1862. Due to its proximity to Kolkata and it being an important commercial centre, its connectivity with Kolkata is quite good with local trains running between them. The Railway line connecting to Bangladesh was also reopened in 2002 for movement of goods to Benapole.The Sealdah Section extension help Barrackpore connect with Ranaghat , Dankuni, Bongaon, Howrah, Bandel, Burdwan. Other than that there are many trains that pass through Barrackpore, the train number and train name of which is listed below.
Barrackpore Railway Station
Station Code: BP
Address: Local Rd, Barrackpore,
West Bengal 700120
Barrackpore Railway Station
Important Trains from Barrackpore
Train number: 13504 Intercity Express
Train number: 13137 Barrackpore - Azamgarh Express
Train number: 53178 Lalgola - Sealdah Passenger
Train number: 53141 Kolkata - Jasidih Passenger
Train number: 53139 Kolkata - Deoghar Passenger
Train number: 11105 Pratham Swatantrata Sangram Express
Train number: 53173 Sealdah - Lalgola Passenger
Roadways in BarrackporeNational Highway NH-34 and National highway NH-35 passes through Barrackpore. There are other important State Highways connecting Barrackpore to all other towns in West Bengal and its nearest port and airport. The Barrackpore Trunk Road (B.T. Road) in Barrackpore helps in connecting Barrackpore to Kolkata. This old metal road serves towns and cities wich includes Shyambazar, Tala, Chiria More, Sinthee, Baranagar, Belghoria, Agarpara, Panihati, Sodepur, Sukchar, Khardaha, Titagarh, Barrackpore. This four laned road later forms a part of other state highway 1 connecting Barrackpore to Shyambazaar in West Bengal. The starting point of this road is Shyambazaar five point crossing and its ends at Barrackpore Chiria More. This Barrackpore Chiria More is the crossing road for B.T. road with Surnedranath Banerjee road as well. Other important roads of Barrackpore includes the Ghoshpara Road which connects the city with Kanchrapara and adjacent district Nadia as well. Kalyani Expressway is another important two-laned tolled road road of Barrackpore which is about 40-kilometre-long connecting the satellite town Kalyani in Nadia district to Kolkata. This road acts as a bypass to avoid congested roads along the cities and towns like Sodepur, Naihati, Barrackpore.
Bus Services in BarrackporeBarrackpore has extensive connection with all the nearby cities through bus. There are many bus routes originating from Barrackpore such as 85 and 78. The buses that connect Barrackpore to Kolkata includes route number K9, 78 and other state owned bus routes like S32, JM8. Barrackpore is directly connected with Kanchrapara through route number 85 while JM8 connects up to Naihati. The various bus routes running through Barrackpore are listed below.
CSTC Bus RouteThe CSTC bus routes are as follows
S32 Howrah Station – Barrackpur Court via Barabazar via Shyambazar via Chiria More via Belghoria via Sodepur via Titagarh to Barrackpore Station
AC20 Santragachi – Barrackpore Court (AC Bus) via Baksara, via Vidyasagar Setu via Esplanade via Lalbazar via Shyambazar via Chiria More via Belghoria, Sodepur via Titagarh to Barrackpore Chiria More
E20 Nabanna – Barrackpur Court, Vidyasagar Setu, via Park Street, via Sovabazar, via Sinthee More, via Belghoria, Sodepur via Titagarh to Barrackpore station
E32 Howrah Station – Barrackpur Court via Barabazar via Shyambazar via Chiria More via Belghoria via Sodepur via Titagarh to Barrackpore Station
CTC Bus RoutesThe CTC bus routes in Barrackpore are as follows:
C28 Howrah Station - Barrackpore Court via Barabazar, via Shyambazar, via Sinthee More, via Agarpara Jute Mill, via Panihati via Sodepur, via Titagarh to Chiriamore
C29 Barasat – Barrackpore Court via Dakbunglow More, via Gangonathpur, via Subhashnagar, via Debpukurvia Nonachandan Pukur via Barrackpore Station to Chiria More
Public Bus in Barrackpore78 Esplanade - Barrackpur Court via Central Avenuevia Shyambazar via Chiria More via Belghoria via Sodepur via Titagarh to Barrackpore Station
78C/1 Barasat – Dakshineshwar via Dakbunglow More, via Gangonathpur, via Matharangi, via Wireless More, via Nonachandan Pukur via Barrackpore Station via Chiria More via Titagarh, via Kamarhati via Belghoria, to Dunlop
81 Barasat - Barrackpore Fishery Gate via- Dakbunglow More, via Gangonathpur, via Natun Hat, via, Debpukur, via Nonachandan via Barrackpore Station to Chiria More
85 Barrackpore Court – Kanchrapara via Barrackpore Station, via Palta via Shyamnagar via Naihati via Halishahar.
K Series of RoutesThe K series of bus routes in Barrackpore are as follows:
K9 Barrackpur Court – Park Circus via Barrackpore Station, via Titagarh, via Kamarhati, via Bonhoogly via Chiria More, via Shyambazar via Khanna via Sealdah via Chitaranjan Hospital
MM Series of RouteThe MM series of bus routes in Barrackpore are as follows:
MM5 Habra - Barrackpore Court via Ashoknagar via Abalsidhhi More via Madhabpur via Nilganj
JM Series of RoutesThe JM series of bus routes in Barrackpore are as follows:
JM8 Naihati – Technopolis via Jagaddal, via Titagarh, via Belghoria, via Sinthee More, via E.M. Bypass, via College More via Tank No.10
Bus Routes Without NumbersThere are certai buses running in Barrackpore which does not have assigned numbers. These buses are as follows:
Dhulagarh - Barrackpore Court via Alampur via Rajchandrapur, via Dakshineshwar via Belghoria via Kamarhati via Titagarh via Talpukur via Barrackpore Chiria More
STA Bus RoutesThe STA bus routes in Barrackpore are as follows:
Barasat – Kamalpur via Champadali via Dakbunglow More, via Barasat University, via Debpukur, via Barrackpore Stationvia Titagarh, via Dunlop via Dakshineshwarvia Ankurhati, via Panchla, Uluberia via 58 Gate to Shyampur
Barasat +– Nandigram via Champadali, via Jagannathpur, via Wireless More, via Talpukur, Khardah, Titagarh, via Belghoria, via Dakshineshwar, via Alampur, via Uluberia, Birshibpur via Mecheda via Chandipur
Air connectivity to BarrackporeNetaji Subhas International Airport at Dum Dum is the only International Airport in West Bengal situated in this sub division. It also serves the Kolkata metropolitan area. It is located approximately 22 kms from Barrackpore via Kalyani expreesway. The airport was formerly known as Dum Dum Airport, however it was renamed as Netaji Subhas International Airport dedicate to the eminent leader of Indian independence movement. This airport is spread across an area of 2,460 acres and is the largest in eastern India. This airport ranks fifth as the busiest airport of India and acts as a prime center for most flights to North-East India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, South east Asia and China.
Ferry Services in BarrackporeBarrackpore also has Ferry services in Hooghly river connecting Barrackpore with Shrirampore and Shiriapole. The address of Barrackpore ferry ghat is given below.
Barrackpore Ferry Ghat.
Address: Local Marg,
West Bengal 700120
The transportation in Barrackpore is excellent as its a important commercial centre. Not only this, efforts are still being made to improve its connectivity with other town. There are future plans of a metro which will connect Barrackpore to Kolkata. Also widening of many important roads is being carried out. So if you are travelling in and around Barrackpore, be rest assured to get all modes of transport with excellent services.
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