Hatia railway station
Indian Railways station
General information
LocationRanchi, Ranchi district, Jharkhand
 India
Coordinates23°18′34″N 85°18′31″E / 23.30944°N 85.30861°E / 23.30944; 85.30861Coordinates: 23°18′34″N 85°18′31″E / 23.30944°N 85.30861°E / 23.30944; 85.30861
Elevation657 metres (2,156 ft)
Line(s)Netaji S.C.Bose Gomoh–Hatia main line and Rourkela–Hatia branch line
Construction
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctional
Station codeHTE
Zone(s) South Eastern Railway
Division(s) Ranchi
Electrifiedyes
Location
Hatia railway station is located in Jharkhand
Hatia railway station
Hatia railway station
Location in Jharkhand
Interactive map

Hatia railway station, station code HTE, is the railway station serving the capital city of Ranchi in the Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Hatia Station belongs to the Ranchi division of the South Eastern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. Hatia railway station is connected to most of the major cities in India by the railway network. It is situated on Ranchi–Rourkela railway section.

Ranchi has trains running frequently to Delhi and Kolkata. The city is a major railway hub and has four major railway stations: Ranchi Junction, Hatia station, Tatisilwai and Namkom. Many important trains start from Ranchi Junction as well.

Facilities

The major facilities available are waiting rooms, retiring room, computerised reservation facility, reservation counter, vehicle parking, etc.[1][2] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. There are refreshment rooms vegetarian and non vegetarian, tea stall, book stall, post and telegraphic office. Security personnel from the Government Railway police (G.R.P) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) are present for security.[3] The Railway medical unit providing health facilities is located near Hatia Station.[2] Hatia Station is located close to the bus terminal and domestic airport providing transport to important destinations of Jharkhand.

Platforms

The three platforms are interconnected with foot overbridges (FOB).

Trains

Hatia is a major railway station in Ranchi division of the South Eastern Railway and a terminal station for several trains. Several electrified as well as diesel local, M/E, SF, GR passenger trains also run from Hatia / Ranchi to different destinations of the country on frequent intervals.

Many passenger and express trains serve Hatia Station.[4][5]

Nearest airports

The nearest airports to Hatia Station are:[citation needed]

  1. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
  2. Gaya Airport, Gaya 183 kilometres (114 mi)
  3. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 285 kilometres (177 mi)
  4. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata 368 kilometres (229 mi)

References

  1. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "RANCHI DIVISION AT A GLANCE". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 30 May 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Gangrape near Hatia station -Sisters help cops identify, nab 4". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 16 April 2010. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Trains at Hatia Station". India Rail Info. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Hatia Railway Station Details". indiantrains.org. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2012.