Eastern Railway

First line opened 1854. In the 2003 reorganisation, ER's Dhanbad, Danapur and Mughalsarai divisions were transferred to the East Central Railway. ER now mainly serves the state of West Bengal. Coal is the major originating freight traffic, but there is also an extensive network of passenger services including high-density electrified ...

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