Railway ranchi

Moving with the need of times and the potential of growth for all round development the Divisional Office at Ranchi was setup in April’2003, almost concurrently with the formation of State of Jharkhand. In the Eastern sector, Ranchi being an important educational, industrial, medical and political hub, its connectivity, both for freight and passenger to different parts of the country acquired importance for Indian Railway’s in general and South Eastern Railway in particular. Since its formation Ranchi Division has been contributing immensely for creation of matching rail infrastructure as required for the growth and development of the capital and its surrounding areas of Jharkhand state. In addition Division has also been meeting the enhanced rail transport requirement being a part of ADRA and Chakradharpur Division to serve the Steel Plant at Bokaro Steel City and Coal/washed coal requirements of Steel plant at Tatanagar.

SER Ranchi Division at a glance.

Jurisdiction Spread over 396.02 route km. in 7 districts (Ranchi,Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Khunti, Ramgarh & Saraikela -Kharsawan) of Jharkhand State & 45.92 route km in 1district (Purulia) of West Bengal.
Route km. 441.94
Running track km. 607.07
Total track km. 710.81
Electrification Route km. 374.74
Running track km. 535.34
No. of stations 52 stations A class 2
D class 4
E class 36
F class 10
No. of bridges Major and minor bridges 59 and 1204
ROBs and RUBs 17 and 02
No. of level crossings 220 level crossings Manned 78
Unmanned 142
No. of private and assisted sidings Private sidings Rajrappa washery : coal (class 140)
Lohardaga : bauxite ore (class 160)
Private cum assisted siding Muri : Hindalco, HTE: HEC
Assisted siding Namkom : Indian Oil Co.
Other important industries Muri Hindalco : Alumina (class 180)
Hatia Heavy Engineering Co. Ltd.
Namkom High Tension Insulator Factory
Tatisilwai Usha Martin
Lohardaga Hindalco
Number of passenger carrying trains 50 pairs + 1* Mail/Express 36 pairs
Passenger 14 pairs
MEMU 1 pair + 1*
*63595(BKSC-MURI-ASN) MEMU Pass. Run in only one direction.
Location of Computerized Reservation System Ranchi Railway Station, Vidhan Sabha, Sainik Market, Ranchi, BIT Mesra, Dipotoli Chowk, GPO Sahid Chowk, High Court
Hatia Railway Station
Muri Railway Station
Lohardaga Railway Station
Jhalda   Railway Station
Ramgarh Railway Station
Gumla, Simdega, GPO/Khunti
Railway medical facilities 4 Health units Ranchi, Hatia, Muri & Bano