Formerly Chitpur station, now rechristened with the name of the City of Joy. This station was opened to public in its present form in January, 2006 to ease the ever-increasing load of Sealdah and Howrah stations and was curved out of the famous Chitpur Rail Yard. This is also the only station of Eastern India from where the only international train of Eastern India - the Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express to Bangladesh operates. The luxury train - The Maharaja Express also started its maiden journey from this station on 20th March, 2010. The Circular rail EMUs usually caters through Platform 1 & 2 of Kolkata station only.