Tilaiya Junction railway station

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Tilaiya
Indian Railway Junction Station
Location State Highway 8, Tilaiya, Bihar
India
Coordinates 24°49′20″N 85°24′08″E / 24.8223°N 85.4021°E / 24.8223; 85.4021Coordinates: 24°49′20″N 85°24′08″E / 24.8223°N 85.4021°E / 24.8223; 85.4021
Elevation 102 metres (335 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by East Central Railway zone
Line(s) Gaya–Kiul line
Bakhtiyarpur–Tilaiya line
Fatuha–Tilaiya line
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard on ground
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code TIA
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Danapur
History
Opened 1879
Location
Tilaiya railway station is located in Bihar
Tilaiya railway station
Tilaiya railway station
Location in Bihar

Tilaiya railway station is located in Nawada district in the Indian state of Bihar.

The railway station[edit]

Tilaiya railway station is at an elevation of 102 metres (335 ft) and is assigned the station code TIA.[1]

History[edit]

Gaya was connected to Kiul in 1879 by the South Bihar Railway Company (operated by the East Indian Railway Company).[2][better source needed]

The Bakhtiyarpur–Rajgir line was extended to Tilaiya in 2010.[3]

Electrification[edit]

Feasibility studies for the electrification of the Manpur-Tilaiya-Kiul sector was announced in the rail budget for 2010–11.[4]

Line extension[edit]

The line is to be extended from Tilaiya to Koderma.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tilaiya Junction". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Saxena, R. P. (1 December 2008). "Indian Railway History Timeline". Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 1879-south Bihar Railway-ER-The South Bihar Railway Company(operated by EIR) had laid a line from Luckeesarai to Gaya in 1879 
  3. ^ "CM to open Rajgir-Tilaiya new line". Bihar Foundation. The Times of India. 29 June 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Railway Budget 2010–11: Electrification of New Rail Sections". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Nitish inaugurates new rail lines, two ROBs in Bihar". India Today/PTI. 29 June 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 

External links[edit]

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