Durg Railway Station, Durg

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Durg railway station is a junction station located in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It operates in Durg, Bhilai town and adjoining areas of Durg district. Durg Junction is part of the South East Central Railway. It is the most prominent and important station on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. It is an ‘A’ grade station of Indian Railways in terms of passenger services.

Durg railway station started its operations in 1891. Initially, the fort was part of the Bengal Nagpur Railway. The Nagpur-Asansol main line of the Bengal Nagpur Railway, which came for the first time in 1891 to cover the Durg station. The cross country Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, opened in 1890, was the second long route that passed through Durg railway station.

The Bhilai Steel Plant was inaugurated on 4 February 1959, which added importance to the Durg railway station.

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