Koderma railway station

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Koderma Station
Indian Railway Station
Location Station Road, Koderma, Koderma district, Jharkhand
 India
Coordinates 23°26′7″N 86°31′39″E / 23.43528°N 86.52750°E / 23.43528; 86.52750Coordinates: 23°26′7″N 86°31′39″E / 23.43528°N 86.52750°E / 23.43528; 86.52750
Elevation 398 metres (1,306 ft)
Line(s) Asansol-Gaya section of Grand Chord, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line and Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Platforms 5
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
of Howrah-Delhi main line
and Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line
Mughalsarai
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
to Barkakana
Anugrah Narayan Road
Gaya
 Asansol-Gaya section 
Gaya
to Patna-Gaya line
Falgu River
to Gaya-Kiul line
Bihar
Jharkhand
border
Gujhandi
Koderma
to Hazaribag
[[(Line Construction Completed)|]]
to Giridih
Barakar River
Hazaribagh Road
Parasnath
NSC Bose Gomoh
to Bokaro Steel City
to Adra
Dhanbad
Barakar River
Jharkhand
West Bengal
border
to Mughalsarai
via Howrah-Delhi main line
Sitarampur
to Asansol

Koderma Station, 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. 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:[7]

  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. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Trains at Koderma". India Rail Info. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ghanbad Junction Railway Station Details". indiantrains.org. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Koderma Railway Station". onefivenine.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

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