Danapur railway station

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Danapur Station
Indian Railway Station
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Station board
Location Danapur Patna, Bihar
Coordinates 25°34′56″N 85°2′36″E / 25.58222°N 85.04333°E / 25.58222; 85.04333Coordinates: 25°34′56″N 85°2′36″E / 25.58222°N 85.04333°E / 25.58222; 85.04333
Elevation 58 metres (190 ft)
Owned by East Central Railway of the Indian Railways
Operated by Indian Railways
Line(s) Howrah-Delhi main line
Patna-Mughalsarai section
Platforms 5
Tracks 10
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code DNR
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Danapur Division
Previous names East Indian Railway
Passengers 150,000 per day
Preceding station   East Central Railway zone   Following station
Patna–Mughalsarai section
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Patna–Sonepur section
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Danapur Station, station code DNR, is a railway station and headquarters of Danapur railway division of East Central Railway. Danapur is connected to metropolitan areas of India, by the Delhi-Kolkata Main Line via Mugalsarai-Patna route. Danapur is located in Danapur city in Patna district in the Indian state of Bihar. Due to its location on the Howrah-Patna-Mughalsarai main line many Patna, Barauni bound express trains coming from Howrah, Sealdah stop here.

Danapur Railway Station



The major facilities available are waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility and vehicle parking.[1][2] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO telephone booth, toilets, tea stall and book stall. The Danapur station was given a new look in 2012.[3]


There are 5 platforms on the Danapur Railway Station. There is enough space to build more platforms in future. The platforms are interconnected with foot over bridge (FOB).


Howrah–Delhi main line
0 New Delhi
Delhi-UP border
More information:
Kanpur-Delhi section
131 Aligarh
210 Tundla
301 Etawah
441 Kanpur Central
More information:
Mughalsarai-Kanpur section
635 Allahabad
to Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
786 Mughalsarai
to Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line
More information:
Patna-Mughalsarai section
UP-Bihar border
881 Buxar
950 Arrah
Son River
990 Danapur
to Patna-Gaya line
999 Patna
Punpun River
More information:
Asansol-Patna section
1044 Bakhtiyarpur
to Bakhtiyarpur–Tilaiya line
1063 Barh
1088 Mokama
to Mokama-Barauni section
to Gaya–Kiul line
1123 Kiul Junction railway station
to Sahibganj Loop
1150 Jamui
1176 Jhajha
Bihar-Jharkhand border
to Jasidih-Dumka-Rampurhat line
1220 Jasidih
Ajay River
to Madhupur Giridih Rail Line
1249 Madhupur
25 Chittaranjan
Jharkhand-West Bengal border
to Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line
1330 Asansol
More information:
Bardhaman-Asansol section
1373 Durgapur
1437 Bardhaman
More information:
Howrah-Bardhaman chord
1532 Howrah

Source: Google and 12304 Poorva Express (via Howrah)

Danapur is the terminal station of several express and mail trains.[2] The following table lists all the trains passing from Danapur Station (as of 18 April 2012).[4][5]

Nearest airports[edit]

The nearest airports to Mokama Station are[6]

  1. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
  2. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 230 kilometres (140 mi)
  3. Gaya Airport 104 kilometres (65 mi)
  4. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "BJP MP aghast at condition of Danapur station". The Times of India. May 30, 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "ECR's Danapur division makes record earning". The Times of India. Apr 13, 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Danapur Station Details". indiantrains.org. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Trains at Danapur Station". India Rail Info. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Danapur Station". onefivenine.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

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