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Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur, also called Tatanagar has its name coming from the legendary Jamshedji Tata. It was in 1919 that this name was given to the city in tribute to the founder of Tata Steel. Jamshedpur can also boast of being the first planned industrial city of India. Situated at 86.12 degrees East and 22.47 degrees North Jamshedpur is one of hottest cities of Jharkhand. It is not only the geographical local but also the heat generated from the steel plant which raises the temperature here. Temperature rises to above 46 degrees celsius in the summers. Jamshedpur has a number of important industries. The area has abundance of mineral resources and has some tourist attractions too. Besides the industrial importance of Jamshedpur the city can also boast of excellent facilities for sports and education. The city is very well connected by Road and Rail.

TRAIN CONNECTION

:: RAILWAYS (JAMSHEDPUR) ::

Train No. Arr. Dep. Mail / Express Train No. Arr. Dep.
2810 00-05 00-10 Howrah-Mumbai Mail 2809 01-45 02-50
8615 02-00 02-20 Howrah-Ranchi-Hatia Express 8616 01-30 01-50
8034 01-20 01-25 Howrah-Ahemdabad Express 8033 23-20 23-28
8005 02-20 02-30 Howrah-Sambleshwari Express 8006 00-05 00-15
8477 04-55 05-00 Puri-Nizamuddin Utkal Express 8478 21-20 21-30
3302 - 13-00 Tata-Dhanbad Subernrekha Express 3301 12-10 -
3287 18-10 18-55 Bilaspur-Tata-Patna Link Express 3288 07-25 07-55
8189 - 14-40 Tata-Alleppy Express 8190 09-50 -
8111 11-05 11-10 Howrah-Rourkela Ispat Express 8112 15-50 15-55
8013 21-50 - Tata-Howrah Steel Express 8014 - 06-00
8181 - 21-15 Tata-Chhapra-Katihar Express 8182 06-50 -
2860 16-55 17-02 Howrah-Mumbai Gitanjali Express 2859 10-20 10-30
8101 14-10 16-52 Tata-Amritsar-Pathankot Express 8102 12-00 -
8183 - 07-30 Tata-Danapur Express 8184 17-20 -
8030 16-10 16-20 Howrah-Kurla Express 8029 09-30 09-45
2801 06-15 06-25 Puri-New Delhi Purshottam Superfast Express 2802 20-25 20-25
8475 19-10 19-20 Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Express
(Up train on Tue., Fri., & Sun)
(Dn train on Mon., Wd & Sat)
8476 08-05 08-15
2021 10-33 10-38 Howrah-Rourkela Sahtabdi Express
(Except Saturday)
2022 16-40 16-50
2130 20-48 20-55 Howrah-Pune Azad Hind Express
(Up train on Sun., Mon)
(Dn train on Sat., Sun., & Tues.)
2129 22-35 22-42
2102 03-05 03-10 Howrah-Kurla Deluxe Express
(Up train on Mon., Thurs., Fri.)
(Dn trains on Tues., Wed., Sat.)
2101 23-58 00-03
5629 04-15 14-25 Guwahati-Chennai Express
(Up trains on Wed., & Sat.)
(Dn trains on Tues., & Sat.)
5630 14-00 14-10

 Passenger

301 - 8-20 Tata-Gua Passenger 302 17-45 -
1 T.B - 06-00 Tata-Badampahar Mixed Passenger 2 T.B 15-30 -
351 08-10 - Kharagpur-Tata Passenger 352 - 18-03
440 08-10 - Asansol-Tata EMU Local 439 - 13-35
353 21-00 - Kharagpur-Tata Emu Local 354 - 04-15
85 - 15-45 Tata-Barkakhana Passenger 86 10-50 -
327 - 06-10 Tata -Nagpur Passenger 328 04-45 -
349 12-10 - Kharagpur-Tata Passenger 350 - 14-30
303 - 18-30 Chakradharpur-Tata Passenger 304 07-35 -
329 - 17-10 Tata-Barbil Passenger 330 10-10 -
321 - 17-30 Tata-Nagpur Passenger 322 11-15 -
345 18-00 - Kharagpur-Tata Passenger 346 - 07-45

Jamshedpur is close to Calcutta and Ranchi. The railway station is called Tatanagar and is on the main Calcutta-Mumbai rail route. Tatanagar also comes in between the train links of Delhi and Puri. It is also on the rail line connecting Ranchi to Calcutta. All this makes Jamshedpur very well connected to all areas by trains. The important trains are Howrah - Mumbai Mail and Gitanjali Express, Shatabdi and Steel Express to Howrah / Rourkela, Howrah - Pune Express, Howrah - Ahmedabad Express, Howrah - Ranchi Express, Delhi - Puri Purushottam / Kalinga / Nilanchal Express, Tatanagar - Pathankot and Tatanagar - Patna Express.

ROADS

The city is on the National Highway No.33 and connected to main cities of Bihar, Bengal and Orissa. All this makes accessibility to Jamshedpur very easy. Distances from some of the major cities are :-

    City Distance in KM
    Ranchi 140
    Dhanbad 170
    Patna 500
    Calcutta 275
    Bhubaneshwar 300
    Rourkela 215

AIR CONNECTION

The Sonari airport of Jamshedpur does not offer regular commercial flights as of now. Some years back there were regular flights between Jamshedpur and Calcutta and Ranchi.