Dumka railway station
Indian Railway Station
Dumka station seen from foot overbridge
|Address||Rashikpur Rd., Dumka, Dumka district, Jharkhand
|Elevation||136 metres (446 ft)|
|Line(s)||Jasidih Dumka Rampurhat Rail line|
|Structure type||At Ground|
|Baggage check||Not Available|
Dumka Railway Station (station code DUMK) is at Dumka city in Dumka district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is in the Asansol Division of the Eastern Railway Zone of the Indian Railway. Jasidih is located at . It has an average elevation of 136 metres (446 ft).
Dumka railway station became operation in 2011. The 72 km (45 mi) segment from Jasidih to Dumka became operational on 12 July 2011. This railway line was sanctioned in 1997-98 Railway Budget but the land acquisition work started after 2002 and major construction started after 2007. First freight train came to Dumka on 12 December 2010. First intercity express between Dumka and Ranchi started on 24 September 2012. It run five days a week except Thursday and Sunday.
The track from Dumka to Rampurhat is being constructed. It has been completed up to Sikaripara and became operational in June 2014. The line will reduce the distance between Jasidih and Rampurhat by 140 km, from current about 270 km via Asansol.
A new 30 km railway line from Dumka to Hansdiha is also being constructed. A part of it has been completed between Dumka and Baraplasi and made operational in February 2014. Train numbers 53553 and 53554, Jasidih Dumka Passenger trains, now run to Baraplasi. It is an extension of the Bhagalpur to Mandar Hill metre gauge railway track that was converted to broad gauge. The track has been completed up to Hansdiha and became operational on 23 December 2012. This railway track to Dumka is a boon for Santhal Pargana Division.
The major facilities available at Dumka station are waiting rooms, computerised reservation facility, reservation counter and vehicle parking. The station also has toilets, refreshment room, a tea stall and a book stall.
There are a total of 3 platforms and 5 tracks. The platforms are connected by Foot Over Bridge. These platforms are built to accumulate 24 coaches express train. The platforms are equipped with modern facility like display board of arrival and departure of trains.
Dumka railway station has a separate platform for receiving and unloading freight (goods) trains.
|1||53551||Jasidih – Dumka||07:25||09:10||Deoghar, Mohanpur, Ghormara Chandanpahari, Basukinath, Jama, Madanpur Halt||72 km||except Sunday|
|53552||Dumka – Jasidih||09:55||11:45|
|2||73551||Jasidih – Barapalasi||10:25||12:40||Deoghar, Mohanpur, Ghormara Chandanpahari, Basukinath, Jama, Madanpur Halt, Dumka, Barapalasi||85 km||except Sunday|
|73552||Barapalasi – Jasidih||13:00||15:25|
|3||53555||Jasidih – Shikaripara||14:10||16:35||Dumka, Kurva, Barmasia||96 km||except Sunday|
|53556||Shikaripara – Jasidih||17:05||19:35|
|4||18619||Ranchi – Dumka||21:25||06:45||Muri, Bokaro, Chandrapura, Dhanbad, Chittaranjan, Madhupur, Jasidih||382 km||Daily|
|18620||Dumka – Ranchi||18:45||04:00|
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