Sudamdih railway station

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Indian Railway Junction Station
Station statistics
Address Sudamdih, Distt: Dhanbad, Jharkhand
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)
Line(s) Jharia Coalfield rail network
Sudamdih-Bhojudih link to
Adra-Netaji S.C.Bose Gomoh branch line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 1
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1907
Electrified 1965-66
Station code SDMD
Division(s) Adra
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator South Eastern Railway
Station status Functioning
Passengers () 15000+
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.


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]


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]


  1. ^ E.R., Gee. "History of Coal Mining in India". 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. 

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