Chandrapura railway station

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Chandrapura
Indian Railway Junction Station
Location Chandrapura, Distt: Bokaro, Jharkhand
India
Coordinates 23°45′19″N 86°07′11″E / 23.7554°N 86.1197°E / 23.7554; 86.1197Coordinates: 23°45′19″N 86°07′11″E / 23.7554°N 86.1197°E / 23.7554; 86.1197
Elevation 227 metres (745 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by East Central Railway
Line(s) Gomoh-Barkakana branch line
Chandrapura-Muri branch line
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code CRP
Division(s) Dhanbad
History
Opened 1927
Electrified 1986-89
Location
Chandrapura railway station is located in Jharkhand
Chandrapura railway station
Chandrapura railway station
Location in Jharkhand

Chandrapura is a railway junction station at the junction of Gomoh-Barkakana branch line and Chandrapura-Muri branch line. It is located in Bokaro district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

History[edit]

In 1927, the Central India Coalfields Railway opened the Gomoh-Barkakana line. Later, the line was amalgamated with East Indian Railway.[1] The construction of the 143 kilometres (89 mi) long Chandrapura-Muri-Ranchi-Hatia line started in 1957 and was completed in 1961.[2]

Electrification[edit]

Railway lines in the Chandrapura area (including Bokaro Steel City Yard) were electrified in 1986-89.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian Railway History Timeline". Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  2. ^ Moonis Raza & Yash Aggarwal. "Transport Geography of India: Commodity Flow and the Regional Structure of Indian Economy". page 60. Concept Publishing Company, A-15/16 Commercial Block, Mohan Garden, New Delhi - 110059. ISBN 81-7022-089-0. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

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