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|Operator(s)||Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway|
|Track length||34 km (21 mi)|
|Number of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge|
|Electrification||1960-61 onwards with 25 kV AC overhead|
|Operating speed||80 kilometres per hour (50 mph)|
It was initially started as Dhanbad Katras rail line and was extended upto Chandrapura in 1930. The first train in this route ran from Dhanbad to Katrasgarh.Dhanbad–Chandrapura line was a railway passing through Railways in Jharia Coalfield lying between the Dhanbad line on the north and the Chandrapura in the south.
|Railways in Jharia Coalfield|
The Netaji SC Bose Gomoh-Chandrapura-Dhanbad sector was electrified in 1986–87.
The line closed due to a mine fire had reached tracks, thus making it unsafe for use. The railway also suspended good traffic on the line which has nine loading side of Bharat Coking Coal Limited.