Koderma Junction
Indian Railways station
Koderma Railway station platform
General information
LocationStation Road, Koderma, Koderma district, Jharkhand
Coordinates24°26′6″N 85°31′40″E / 24.43500°N 85.52778°E / 24.43500; 85.52778
Elevation398 metres (1,306 ft)
Line(s)Asansol–Gaya section of Howrah–Gaya–Delhi line and Howrah–Prayagraj–Mumbai line, Koderma–Hazaribagh–Barkakana–Ranchi line, Madhupur–Giridih–Koderma line and Koderma–Tilaiya line (under construction)
Bicycle facilitiesNot available
Other information
Station codeKQR
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Dhanbad
Koderma Junction is located in Jharkhand
Koderma Junction
Koderma Junction
Location in Jharkhand
Koderma Junction railway station platform

Koderma Junction railway station, station code KQR, is railway station of the Indian railway under Dhanbad railway division of East Central Railway zone serving the city of Jhumri Telaiya, Koderma, the headquarters of Koderma district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


Koderma is located at 24°26′7″N 86°31′39″E / 24.43528°N 86.52750°E / 24.43528; 86.52750.[1] It is in the Dhanbad railway division of the East Central Railway zone. Grand Chord rail-line that connects Howrah and New Delhi passes through Koderma Junction. Other 3 lines have been connected with Koderma making it a junction namely Koderma–Hazaribagh–Barkakana–Ranchi line, Koderma–Giridih–Madhupur line and Koderma–Tilaiya line. It has an elevation of 398 metres (1,306 ft). Koderma has a rail connectivity with the other major parts of the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Nagpur, Pune, Guwahati etc.


The Grand Chord was opened in 1906.[2]


The Gomoh–Koderma sector was electrified in 1961–62.[3]


The station houses all the major facilities like waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, bookshop, etc.[4]


Koderma station's location on the Grand Chord makes it served by several superfast, express and passenger trains from all over the country.[5][6] Following are some of the premium train services:

Nearest airports

The nearest airports to Koderma station are:

  1. Gaya Airport - 106 kilometres (66 mi)
  2. Deoghar Airport - 148 kilometres (92 mi)
  3. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi - 158 kilometres (98 mi)
  4. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna - 179 kilometres (111 mi)

See also


  1. ^ "Koderma Station". Wikimapia. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  2. ^ "IR History – Part III (1900–1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  4. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Trains at Koderma". India Rail Info. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Ghanbad Junction Railway Station Details". indiantrains.org. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2012.