Sudamdih railway station

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Sudamdih
Indian Railway Junction Station
Location Sudamdih, Distt: Dhanbad, Jharkhand
 India
Coordinates 23°39′16″N 86°26′26″E / 23.6545°N 86.4406°E / 23.6545; 86.4406Coordinates: 23°39′16″N 86°26′26″E / 23.6545°N 86.4406°E / 23.6545; 86.4406
Elevation 145 metres (476 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Eastern Railway
Line(s) Jharia Coalfield rail network
Sudamdih-Bhojudih link to
Adra-Netaji S.C.Bose Gomoh branch line
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code SDMD
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened 1907
Electrified 1965-66
Traffic
Passengers 15000+
Location
Sudamdih railway station is located in Jharkhand
Sudamdih railway station
Location of Sudamdih railway station in Jharkhand

Sudamdih is a railway station on the Jharia Coalfield rail network, just north of the Damodar and links to Bhojudih, south of the Damodar, and on the Adra-Netaji SC Bose Gomoh branch line. It is located in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It serves Sudamdih, Sudamdih colliery and Sudamdih washery.

History[edit]

Bridges across the Damodar linking Sudamdih with Bhojudih

The East Indian Railway Company extended the Grand Chord to Katrasgarh via Dhanbad in 1894.[1]

The Bengal Nagpur Railway extended its then mainline, the Nagpur-Asansol line, to Netaji S.C.Bose Gomoh, on East Indian Railway’s main line, in 1907. The Mohuda-Chandrapura branch line was opened in 1913.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Santaldih-Pathardih-Sudamdih-Jamadoba sector was electrified in 1965-66.[3]

Passenger movement[edit]

Sudamdih railway station serves around 15,000 passengers everyday.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E.R., Gee. "History of Coal Mining in India" (PDF). pages 314-315. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sudamdih (SDMD)". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

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