Samastipur–Muzaffarpur section

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SamastipurMuzaffarpur section
Sapt Kranti Express WDP 4B.jpg
Sapt Kranti Express is an important train on this route
Overview
Type Passenger and freight train line
Status Operational
Locale Bihar
Termini Samastipur
Muzaffarpur
Stations 10
Services
Operation
Opened 1886
Owner Indian Railway
Operator(s) Indian Railway, East Central Railway
Depot(s) Narayanpur Anant station in Muzaffarpur and Karpurigram Station in Samastipur
Rolling stock WDM-2, WDM-3A, WDS-5, WDP 4 , WDG 4, WAG 7 , WAG 9 , WAG 9H, WAP 4 and WAP 7
Technical
Line length 53 km (33 mi)
Track length 125 km (78 mi)
Number of tracks 2 (electrified)
Track gauge Broad Gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification

25kV 50Hz AC OHLE (between 2011- December 2014)

  • (started from 24 December 2014)[1]
Operating speed up to 130 km/h (81 mph)
Highest elevation 57 m (187 ft)


The Samastipur–Muzaffarpur section is a railway line connecting Samastipur to Muzaffarpur in the Indian state of Bihar. The 53 km (33 mi) line passes through the plains of North Bihar and the Gangetic Plain in Bihar.

Electrification[edit]

Former Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav announced for the electrification of the Barauni–Samastipur–Muzaffarpur–Hajipur line and Muzaffarpur–Gorakhpur line (via Hajipur, Raxaul and Sitamarhi) in the Rail Budget 2008. The electrification began in the year 2011 and was completed in 2014.[2]

Stations[edit]

There are 8 stations between Samastipur Junction and Muzaffarpur Junction.

Station code Station name Distance (km)
SPJ Samastipur Junction 0
KPGM Karpurigram (Freight station) 6.5
KRBP Khudiram Bose Pusa 14
VBH Vishnupur Bathua Halt 18
DUBH Dubaha 21
DOL Dholi 27
SIHO Siho 34
SLT Silaut 42
NRPA Narayanpur Anant (Freight Station) 48
MFP Muzaffarpur Junction 52.8

Speed limit[edit]

The Barauni–Samastipur–Muzaffarpur–Hajipur line is an B-Class line of Indian Railways. So maximum speed is restricted to 130 km/h.[citation needed]

Sidings and workshops[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "सपना साकार, अब फर्राटे भरेगी विद्युत ट्रेन" [Dream come true, so rip-fill power train]. jagran.com (in Hindi). 22 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "पटरी पर दौड़ी सीआरएस की इलेक्ट्रिक ट्रेन" [The electric train track ran CRS]. jagran.com (in Hindi). 27 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Indian Railways, East Central Railway https://web.archive.org/web/20110508112624/http://www.ecr.indianrailways.gov.in/view_section.jsp?lang=0&id=0%2C6%2C336%2C447. Archived from the original on 8 May 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)