Dehri-on-Sone railway station

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Dehri-on-Sone
Indian Railway Station
Location Station Road, Dehri, Rohtas District, Bihar
India
Coordinates 24°54′54″N 84°11′08″E / 24.9151°N 84.1855°E / 24.9151; 84.1855Coordinates: 24°54′54″N 84°11′08″E / 24.9151°N 84.1855°E / 24.9151; 84.1855
Elevation 114 metres (374 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by East Central Railway
Line(s) Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line
Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Gaya-Mughalsarai section
Grand Chord
Platforms 6
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code DOS
Division(s) Mughalsarai
History
Opened 1906
Electrified 1961–63
Previous names East Indian Railway Company
Eastern Railway
Location
Dehri-on-Sone railway station is located in Bihar
Dehri-on-Sone railway station
Dehri-on-Sone railway station
Location in Bihar

Dehri-on-Sone railway station is on the Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the Grand Chord line. It stands next to the Nehru Setu and serves Dehri, Dalmianagar and the surrounding areas in Rohtas district in the Indian state of Bihar.

History[edit]

The Grand Chord was commissioned in 1906. [1]

Dehri Rohtas Light Railway[edit]

The 67 km (42 mi) long 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) wide narrow gauge Dehri Rohtas Light Railway stretching from Dehri-on-Sone to Rohtas was opened in 1911.[1][2] It was closed in 1984.[3]

Electrification[edit]

The Gaya-Mughalsarai sector was electrified in 1961–63.[4]

Amenities[edit]

Dehri-on-Sone railway station has 1 non-AC retiring room, and a four-bedded non-AC dormitory. It has a restaurant. The station has computerized reservation facilities.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "M/s Dehri Rohtas Light Railway Company vs District Board Bhojpur & others and District Board Shahabad & others". Manupatra. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "IR History: Part V (1970-1995)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Mughalsarai Division, Commercial Department" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railway   Following station
East Central Railway zone