Mar 27 2016 (11:40PM) Station Tag: Bastakulha/BYK added by ★★★★Niket Karan★★★★/855001
Mar 27 2016 (11:40PM) Station Tag: Jharia/JRI added by ★★★★Niket Karan★★★★/855001
Mar 27 2016 (11:40PM) Station Tag: Dhansar/DQS added by ★★★★Niket Karan★★★★/855001
The remains of the legendary Dhanbad - Jharia - Patherdih railway line in Dhanbad . . . Really sad to see a tragic end of once a lifeline connectivity between Dhanbad & Jharia which was closed around 11 yrs ago . 13301/02 Swarna Rekha Exp once used to run via this route Pic is taken between Dhanbad & abandoned Dhansar station... more...
The fire brewed up as a result of decades of negligence! The Swarna Rekha was introduced in 2002 and I was on board the first run. Unlike the Swarna Rekha of today which is a pale shadow of itself, The Swarna Rekha was a speedster when it were introduced. It used to get a diesel alco (KHIT KHIT Engine) from DHN to ADRA and... more...
then it used to be be hauled by a E-loco from Adra to TATA. It used to run swiftly departing from DHN skips Dhansar and halt at Jharia then Pathardih, Bhojudih etc would follow! I remember that journey very clearly even though it was 14 years ago when I was a chirpy ten year old kid! I would write a trip report on that soon!
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