Gourinathdham railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
|Location||NH 32, Gourinathdham, Purulia district, West Bengal
|Elevation||277 metres (909 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Eastern Railway|
|Structure type||Standard at ground|
|Previous names||Bengal Nagpur Railway|
The railway station
The railway station is on NH 18. It is located at an altitude of 277 metres (909 ft) above sea level. It has a single platform. The railway station was allotted the station code of GTD and is under the jurisdiction of Adra railway division of South Eastern Railway.
The Purulia-Ranchi line was opened as a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) wide narrow gauge railway in 1907. It was named Ranchi-Purulia Railway and operated by Bengal Nagpur Railway. The Kotshila-Ranchi sector was converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) wide broad gauge in 1962 and the Purlia-Kotshila sector in 1992.
The Purulia-Kotshila sector was electrified in 1998-99.
- "GTD / Gourinathdham". india rail info. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- "IR History: Part - III (1900 - 1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- "Indian Railways Line History: 1. South Eastern Railway" (PDF). Indian Railway Notes. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
|Preceding station||Indian Railway||Following station|
|South Eastern Railway zone|