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1.History:-

Ranchi Division with its headquarter at Ranchi (Hatia) started functioning w.e.f. 01.04.2003 in terms  of    Railway 

Board’s notification no.- 98/E & R/7001/Notification dated 04.07.2002.  It was carved out of the existing   Adra and

 Chakradharpur Divisions of South Eastern Railway and covers areas in the state of Jharkhand and West Bengal.

2.Special Features:

Ranchi  Division  is spread   over   in    396.02    route   kilometers   in  Jharkhand covering 07 districts i.e. Ranchi, 

Lohardaga,    Gumla,   Simdega,   Khunti,  Saraikela Kharsawan, Ramgarh and 45.92 route kilometers in Purulia 

District of West Bengal.

3.Connectivity of Railway with District HQ.:

State

Jharkahnd

West Bengal

District coverage

Ranchi

Lohardaga

Gumla

Simdega

Khunti

Saraikela Kharsawan

Ramgarh

Purulia

Distance of Dist. HQ not connected with Railway

-

-

Pokla

60 Kms.

Bano

56

Kms.

Karra

19 Kms.

-

-

-

Route Kms.

396.02

45.92

Total Route Kms.

441.94

4.Major Industries and Sidings:

Sl. No.

Siding & Alpha code

Activity / Commodity

Average rakes / month

1

HEC Siding, Hatia  (HENS)

U/L – Sand, Coal.

0.5

2

Rajrappa Washery Project (RWGR)

L – Coal.

18

3

Hindalco Siding, Muri (IACM)

U/L – Bauxite Ores,

U/L – Coal,

U/L – Caustic Soda & Furnace Oil.

L – Alumina Powder.

22

07

03

7.5

4

Hindalco Siding, Lohardaga (PMHL)

L – Bauxite Ores.

22

U/L – Unloading,    L – Loading.

5.Interchanging Points:

Sl. No

Section

Interchange Point

Station

Division

Railway

01

NXN – HTE

NXN

CKP

S.E

02

BICI – LAD – RNC – KSX

KSX

ADA

S.E

03

MURI – BRKA

BRKA

DHN

E.C

04

MURI – CNI

CNI

ADA

S.E

6.Section Details:

Sl. No.

Section

Type of Traction

Gauge

Kms.

01

NXN – HTE

Electrified

BG

135.52

02

HTE – KSX

Electrified

BG

90.90

03

MURI – CNI

Electrified

BG

67.80

04

MURI – BRKA

Electrified

BG

58.20

05

RNC – LAD – BICI

Non Electrified

BG

81.12




Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 21-05-2015