Koderma Junction railway station

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Koderma Junction (Hindi कोडरमा जंक्शन)
Indian Railway Station
Koderma Railway station.JPG
Koderma Railway station platform
Location Station Road, Koderma, Koderma district, Jharkhand
 India
Coordinates 24°26′6″N 85°31′40″E / 24.43500°N 85.52778°E / 24.43500; 85.52778Coordinates: 24°26′6″N 85°31′40″E / 24.43500°N 85.52778°E / 24.43500; 85.52778
Elevation 398 metres (1,306 ft)
Platforms 8
Construction
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Not Available
Other information
Status Functional
Station code KQR
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Dhanbad Division
Grand Chord
 Gaya–Mughalsarai section 
 
 
to Mughalsarai–Kanpur section
Up arrow
of Howrah–Delhi main line
and Howrah–Gaya–Delhi line
Mughalsarai Junction
Right arrow
to Sitarampur
via Howrah–Delhi main line
Chandauli Majhwar
Karmanasa River
Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
border
Bhabua Road
Sasaram
Dehri-on-Sone
Nehru Setu bridge
across Son River
Son Nagar
Left arrowto Barkakana
Anugrah Narayan Road
Gaya Junction
 Asansol–Gaya section 
Gaya Junction
Right arrowPatna–Gaya line
Falgu River
Right arrowGaya–Kiul line
Bihar
Jharkhand
border
Gujhandi
Koderma Junction
Left arrowto Hazaribagh Town
Right arrowto Giridih
Barakar River
Hazaribagh Road
Parasnath
NSC Bose Gomoh
Left arrowto Bokaro Steel City
Left arrowto Adra
Dhanbad
Barakar River
Jharkhand
West Bengal
border
Right arrow
to Mughalsarai
via Howrah–Delhi main line
Sitarampur
Down arrowto Asansol Junction

Koderma Junction Railway Station, (Hindi कोडरमा जंक्शन रेलवे स्टेशन) station code KQR, is railway station of the Indian railway serving the city of Koderma, the headquarters of Koderma district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Koderma is in the Dhanbad Rail Division of the East Central Railway zone. Grand Chord rail-line that connects Howrah and New Delhi passes through Koderma junction. Other 3 lines have been connected with Koderma making it a Junction namely Koderma-Hazarbagh-Ranchi line, Koderma- Giridih line and Koderma Tilaiya line. Koderma is located at 23°26′7″N 86°31′39″E / 23.43528°N 86.52750°E / 23.43528; 86.52750.[1] It has an elevation of 398 metres (1,306 ft). Koderma has a rail connectivity with the other major parts of the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Nagpur, Pune, Guwahati etc.

History[edit]

The Grand Chord was opened in 1906.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Gomoh-Koderma sector was electrified in 1961-62.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The station houses all the major facilities like waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, bookshop, etc.[4]

Trains[edit]

Koderma Station's location on the Grand Chord, makes it served by numerous express and superfast trains from all over the country. Several electrified local passenger trains also run from Koderma to neighbouring destinations at regular intervals.[5][6]


Nearest airports[edit]

The nearest airports to Koderma Station are:

  1. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 140 kilometres (87 mi)
  2. Gaya Airport 77 kilometres (48 mi)
  3. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata
  4. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 253 kilometres (157 mi)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Koderma Station". Wikimapia. Retrieved 2011-12-01. 
  2. ^ "IR History – Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Trains at Koderma". India Rail Info. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ghanbad Junction Railway Station Details". indiantrains.org. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 

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