|Indian Railways junction station|
|Location||Chandrapura, Bokaro district, Jharkhand|
|Elevation||227 metres (745 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||East Central Railway|
|Line(s)||Gomoh–Barkakana branch line|
Chandrapura–Muri branch line Mahuda–Adra–Kharagpur Railways in Jharia Coalfield
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||East Central Railway zone|
Location in India
Chandrapura Junction railway station is a railway junction station at the junction of Gomoh–Barkakana branch line and Chandrapura–Muri branch line mainly a part of Railways in Jharia Coalfield. It is located in Bokaro district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
In 1913, Chandrapura was connected to Mahuda and merged to Gomoh–Mahuda–Adra–Kharagpur (BNR) line and then became a Railways in Jharia Coalfield. 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.
Railway lines in the Chandrapura area (including Bokaro Steel City Yard) were electrified in 1986–89.