The Sitarampur, is the railway station serving the neighbourhood of Neamatpur and Sitarampur in Asansol, Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Sitarampur Junction is part of the Asansol Division of the Eastern Railway Zone of the Indian Railway. Sitarampur Junction is connected to metropolitan areas of India, Delhi-Kolkata Main Line via Mugalsarai-Patna route as well as the Grand Chord route. Sitarampur is located at 23.43°N 86.53°E. It has an average elevation of 99 metres.
As movement of coal by trains increased considerably a new railway line, the Grand Chord, was laid from Sitarampur to Mughalsarai. At that time, Sitarampur boasted of the largest steam locomotive shed and the second largest coal moving yard in the country. Now the steam loco shed is gone as steam engines were phased out.
The major facilities available are waiting rooms, reservation counter,2 wheeler and 4 wheeler vehicle parking. The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO telephone booth, ATM counter, toilets, tea stall and book stall.
“The entire belt between Durgapur (158 km from Howrah), and all the way up to Dhanbad and beyond is industrialized. Apart from factories, there are many coalmines, some closed now, and some with fires burning deep in the mineshafts. The mining area extends for a large area, mostly to the south of the tracks. Quite a portion of the track passes through cuttings, where the surrounding area is higher than the track level, resulting in the profusion of characteristic small masonry bridges crossing the tracks.” This description is from “Gomoh loco shed and CLW trip record” by Samit Roychoudhury
Some trains are originate and passes through Sitarampur Railway Station
53139: Kolkata – Deoghar Passenger
53049: Howrah – Mokama Passenger
63552: Dhanbad – Asansol MEMU
63541: Asansol – Gomoh MEMU
63562: Baidyanathdham – Asansol MEMU
63553: Asansol Varanasi Memu
12340: Coalfield Express
63561: Asansol Junction – Jasidih Junction MEMU
13020: Bagh Express
73539: Andal – Jasidih DEMU
63570: Baidyanathdham – Asansol MEMU
53140: Deoghar – Kolkata Passenger
63542: Gomoh – Asansol MEMU
53061: Barddhaman – Hatia Passenger
63567: Asansol Junction – Jhajha MEMU