Bhojudih railway station

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Bhojudih
Indian Railway Junction Station
LocationSantaldih Road, Bhojudih, Distt: Bokaro, Jharkhand
India
Coordinates23°38′31″N 86°26′49″E / 23.6420°N 86.4469°E / 23.6420; 86.4469Coordinates: 23°38′31″N 86°26′49″E / 23.6420°N 86.4469°E / 23.6420; 86.4469
Elevation157 metres (515 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Eastern Railway
Line(s)Adra-Netaji S.C.Bose Gomoh branch line
Bhojudih-Sudamdih link to the
Railways in Jharia Coalfield
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeBJE
Division(s) Adra
History
Opened1907
Electrified1965-66
Location
Bhojudih railway station is located in Jharkhand
Bhojudih railway station
Location of Bhojudih railway station in Jharkhand

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

History[edit]

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.[1]The Kharagpur-Gomoh section of BNR was opened up to Bhojudih in February 1903.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Anara-Rukni-Santaldih and Santaldih-Pathardih-Sudamdih-Jamadoba sectors were electrified in 1965-66.[3]

Passenger movement[edit]

Bhojudih railway station serves around 39,000 passengers every day.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  2. ^ R.P. Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline". IRFCA. Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Bhojudih (BJE)". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 16 July 2013.

External links[edit]

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