Durg Railway Station, is a junction station located in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It serves Durg, Bhilai and the adjoining areas of Durg district. Durg Junction is the part of South East Central Railway.
The Bengal Nagpur Railway was nationalized in 1944. Eastern Railway was formed on 14 April 1952 with the portion of East Indian Railway Company east of Mughalsarai and the Bengal Nagpur Railway. In 1955, South Eastern Railway was carved out of Eastern Railway. It comprised lines mostly operated by BNR earlier. Amongst the new zones started in April 2003 were East Coast Railway and South East Central Railway. Both these railways were carved out of South Eastern Railway.
Durg railway station started its functioning in 1891. Initially, Durg was the part of Bengal Nagpur Railway. The Nagpur-Asansol main line of Bengal Nagpur Railway which came up in 1891 covered Durg station for the first time. The cross country Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, opened in 1900, was the second long route which passed through Durg railway station. Bhilai Steel Plant, inaugurated on 4 February 1959, enhanced the importance of Durg railway station.
The Bilaspur-Bhilai and Bhilai-Durg sections were electrified in 1970-71, Durg-Paniajob section in 1989-90. The Paniajob-Gondia and Gondia-Bhandara Road sections in 1990-91, Bhandara Road-Tharsa and Tharsa-Nagpur sections in 1991-92.
89 trains start/terminate/pass through Durg Junction.Most of the trains start/terminate/pass daily, whereas some express trains pass through Durg Junction in the scheduled day of the week only. Durg railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway
Some Trains Originate and Passes through Durga Station
18029:Mumbai LTT-Shalimar [Kurla] Express
22620:Tirunelveli Bilaspur(via TVC) SF Express
12855:Bilaspur-Nagpur Intercity Express
18201:Durg-Nautanwa Express(via Varanasi)
12812:Hatia-Mumbai LTT SF Express
22847:Visakhapatnam-Mumbai LTT Weekly Express
18210:Raipur Dalli Rajhara Express
18241-Slip:Durg Ambikapur Express Slip
18241:Durg Ambikapur Express
68729:Raipur Dongargarh ME
18239:Gevra Road-Nagpur Shivnath Express