Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Gomoh railway station
|Indian Railway Junction Station|
|Location||Gomoh, Dhanbad, Jharkhand
|Elevation||239 metres (784 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||East Central Railway|
|Line(s)||Asansol-Gaya section of Grand Chord, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line and Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line
Gomoh-Barkakana branch line
NSC Bose Gomoh-Hatia line
|Structure type||Standard on ground station|
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Gomoh (earlier known as Gomoh ) is a railway junction station on the Asansol-Gaya section. Several branch lines start here: Gomoh-Barkakana branch line, Gomoh-Muri branch line and Adra-Gomoh line. It is located in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
The Grand Chord was opened in 1906. In 1927, the Central India Coalfields Railway opened the Gomoh-Barkakana line. Later, the line was amalgamated with East Indian Railway. The construction of the 143 kilometres (89 mi) long Chandrapura-Muri-Ranchi-Hatia line started in 1957 and was completed in 1961.
The Dhanbad-Gomoh sector was electrified in 1960−61.
Netaji SC Bose Gomoh has an electric loco shed with capacity to hold 125+ locos. Locos housed at the shed include WAG-7, WAG-9, WAG-9I, WAP-7. WAP-7 locos serve the prestigious Howrah Rajdhani Express.
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- "Sheds and Workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
|Preceding station||Indian Railway||Following station|
|East Central Railway zone|
|Terminus||East Central Railway zone|