Katihar railway division

Katihar railway division is one of the five railway divisions under Northeast Frontier Railway zone of Indian Railways. This railway division was formed on 15 January 1958 and its headquarter is located at Katihar in the state of Bihar.

Katihar Railway Division
From top, left to right:
Katihar DRM Office, Katihar Junction, New Jalpaiguri RS(under KIR division), Darjeeling Himalayan Railway(under KIR division),NG steam loco shed, Purnia Junction(Under KIR division)
HeadquartersKatihar, Bihar, India
LocaleWest Bengal, Bihar
Dates of operation15 January 1958; 66 years ago (1958-01-15)
Track gaugeBroad Gauge
Narrow Gauge
Previous gaugeMetre Gauge
ElectrificationOn construction
WebsiteNorth East Frontier Railway website

Alipurduar railway division, Lumding railway division, Tinsukia railway division and Rangiya railway division are the other four railway divisions under the NFR Zone headquartered at Maligaon, Guwahati.[1] [2]

List of railway stations


The list includes the stations under the Katihar railway division and their station category.[3][4]

Category of station No. of stations Names of stations
A-1 Category 2
A Category 4
B Category 7
C Category
(Suburban station)
- -
D Category - -
E Category - -
F Category
Halt Station
Total - -

Stations closed for Passengers -

State Wise Route KMs

As of 31-03-2018
State BG MG NG Total KMs
Electrified Non-Electrified Sub-Total
Bihar 31.03 296.23 327.26 0.34 - 327.60
West Bengal 66.72 367.74 434.46 - 87.48 521.94
Total 97.75 663.97 761.72 0.34 87.48 849.54

See also



  1. ^ "Zones and their Divisions in Indian Railways" (PDF). Indian Railways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 March 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Katihar Railway Division". Railway Board. North Eastern Railway zone. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Statement showing Category-wise No.of stations in IR based on Pass. earning of 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  4. ^ "PASSENGER AMENITIES - CRITERIA= For Categorisation Of Stations" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.