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Overview of Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian condition of West Bengal. It is the biggest city and the central command of the Jalpaiguri area, and the divisional home office of the locale. The city is situated on the banks of the Teesta River which is the second biggest stream in West Bengal on the foothills of the Himalayas.[2] As of the 2011 cansus, the city had a populace of 107,351. what's more, the metropolitan region 169,002[1][3] The city has turned into an imperative exchange focus of West Bengal. It is an important business, tourism, transportation, and instructive focus of the North Bengal district. It lies 42 kilometers far from Siliguri which is its twin city.


Transport

Jalpaiguri City Urban Agglomeration has five important railway stations:-


New Jalpaiguri railway station
1. Jalpaiguri City/Jalpaiguri is the oldest station in the area.


Jalpaiguri Junction rail yard
2. Jalpaiguri Road was opened in 1944. It has broad gauge extended to New Bongaigaon.

3. New Jalpaiguri was opened in 1964 as a greenfield project. It was named New Jalpaiguri as it is located in the Jalpaiguri District. It is located 35 km away from the city. It is also known as NJP. This station connects both the twin cities of Jalpaiguri City and Siliguri to the rest of the country by railway. The Darjeeling Himalayan Toy Train is the main attraction of this station. The station is the largest railway station in the north-east and was awarded as the cleanest railway of India in 2011.

4. Mohitnagar lies at Mohitnagar in the Haldibari-New Jalpaiguri line.

5. Raninagar Jalpaiguri is a junction railway station, situated at the further western part of the city. The railway station serves Jalpaiguri, Raninagar and other nearby places.

Air
The local airport of Jalpaiguri which is about 6 kilometers away from the city proper at Krantihat has modern passenger facilities, however no airlines operate in this airport at the moment.

Bagdogra Airport
Another nearby airport is the Bagdogra Airport, situated about 48 km away from the city center which is the only functioning airport in the region. This airport is connected to Bangalore, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangkok, Kathmandu and Paro.

Bus
The Netaji Subhash Central Bus Terminus situated next to the North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) Bus Stop is a major stop for most private and state-owned buses in the region. The Royal Government of Bhutan also operates buses from Jalpaiguri to its border town Phuentsholing. Air conditioned sleeper coach bus service is also available from Jalpaiguri to Kolkata, Patna and Assam. There are several bus stands in the Jalpaiguri:-

NBSTC Depot: Govt. buses are available from here.
Kadamtala Bus Terminus: Private buses to Siliguri are available from here.
Super Bus Stand near the Jalpaiguri railway station - Super (or non-stop) bus services to Siliguri are available from here.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Private Bus Terminus: Buses to the Dooars region, i.e., Malbazar, Birpara, are available from here.
Bowbazaar Bus Stand: Bus services to Haldibari are available from here.


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