Lalgola Ghat Branch Railway

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The Lalgola Ghat Branch Railway was a broad gauge(BG) branch line of Eastern Bengal Railway(EBR); reaching Lalgola Ghat in 1907.

The line was a branch of the EBR mainline from Ranaghat and the name of the branch changed as the line progressed

  • Ranaghat-Bhagwangola Railway on opening in 1884.
  • Ranaghat-Murshidabad Branch
  • Lalgola Ghat Branch Railway in 1907.[1]

The branch ran from the EBR mainline at Ranaghat, via Bhagwangola and Murshidabad, to the terminus at Lalgola Ghat on the River Ganges.[2]

Further Information

See Eastern Bengal Railway


  1. Wikipedia "Laloga Branch"; Retrieved 1 Jan 2016
  2. "Bengal District Gazetteer" / Mukshidabad by L S S O’Malley, Indian Civil Service, Calcutta; Pages 150-151"; Retrieved 1 Jan 2016