COMMUNICATION

Bongaigaon

COMMUNICATION

    Bongaigaon District has the potential advantage of convenient inter connection by means of mainly Roads and Railway.With the completion of third Railway-cum-road-bridge over the mighty Brahmaputra named as "NARANARAYAN SETU" at Jogighopa on the north bank of Brahmaputra connecting Pancharatna on the southern bank, Bongaigaon will become more important in the field of surface communication.

A)Surface Communication:

    The district is well connected by NH-31,NH-31(B)and NH-31(C).There are mainly three bus stations of which two are public and other is government(ASTC)station.There are many direct buses from Bongaigaon To Guwahati(Capital Of Assam) and Siliguri (In West Bengal).

Name of Bus Stand Destination Time
Municipality Bus Stand, Borpara, Main Road. Abhayapuri,  Jogighopa, Goalpara , Bilasipara,Dhuburi. 6:00 am to 5:00 pm
Private Bus Stand, Chapaguri Road. Bijni, Barpeta Road, Kokrajhar via Basugaon & Kajalgaon. 6:00 am to 5:00 pm
Private Bus Stand Counter(Near ASTC ), M.G. Road. Guwahati( via Barpeta & Nalbari) 5:00 am to 1:30 pm
ASTC, M. G. Road. Gouripur, Kochbihar, Siliguri Morning  &   Evening
Goalpara, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Dhuburi and other places of Bongaigaon District. 6: 00 am to 5:00 pm

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B)Railway Communication:

     The nearest Rail Station from the District Head Qtr. is Bongaigaon and New Bongaigaon. The District is connected by Train Services from all parts in the country.Train connections are available in the district on the both bank of mighty Brahmaputra.Trains (Goods/passenger/mail) plying in the Northern bank mainly are Rajdhani Express, Kamrup Express,North East, Trivundrum Express, Dadar Express,Saraighat Express, Brahmaputra mail etc.Most of the trains having their stoppage at Bongaigaon and New-Bongaigaon. In both the  station reservation can be done for any train. In addition to these, there are some local trains to Guwahati and New Jalpaiguri runs from Bongaigaon. In the morning hours for the officers and others having works at state capital (Dispur,Guwahati)can have comfortable journey on Siphung and Manash-Rhino(Both are BG passenger trains). Another BG local train is plying in between New-Bongaigaon and Guwahati via Pancharatna.Some other stations in the district are Dangtol, Patiladoha, Bijni, Chaprakata, Jogighopa and Abhayapuri.

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Distance Covered: 

From

To

Distance
(in KM)

Bongaigaon

Guwahati

171

Bongaigaon

New Bongaigaon

3

Bongaigaon

Patiladoha

-

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Bongaigaon

Bijni

17

C)Air Communication :

        The nearest Air port is LOKOPRIYA GOPINATH BORDOLOI, situated at Borjhar (18-km East) of Guwahati. This is an recognized International Air port and is served by taxis and airport buses, including those run by Indian airlines.

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