Koraput railway station

Indian Railway Junction Station
Location Koraput, Odisha
Coordinates 18°47′32″N 82°43′09″E / 18.7921°N 82.7191°E / 18.7921; 82.7191Coordinates: 18°47′32″N 82°43′09″E / 18.7921°N 82.7191°E / 18.7921; 82.7191
Elevation 870 m (2,854 ft)
Line(s) Kothavalasa-Kirandul line
Koraput-Rayagada link line
Platforms 3
Tracks Broad gauge)1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code KRPU
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Waltair
Opened 1963?
Koraput railway station
Location in Odisha

Koraput railway station, located in the Indian state of Odisha, serves Koraput in Koraput district.


In 1960, Indian Railway took up three projects: the Kottavalasa-Koraput-Jeypore-Kirandaul line ( Dandakaranya Project ), the Titlagarh-Bolangir-Jharsuguda Project and the Rourkela-Kiriburu Project. All the three projects taken together were popularly known as the DBK Project or the Dandakaranya Bolangir Kiriburu Project.[1]

The Koraput-Rayagada Rail Link Project was completed on 31 December 1998.[2]


The Visakhapatnam-Kiandaul Passenger passes through Koraput.[3] The Hirakhand Express connects Koraput to Bhubaneswar via Rayagada and Vizianagaram.[4] Howrah-Koraput Express travels via Jharsuguda and Rayagada.[5] Samalswari Express travels along the same route from Howrah and goes up to Jagdalpur.[6] The Durg-Jagdalpur Tri-Weekly Express travels via Titlagarh, Rayagada and Koraput.[7]

Passenger movement

Koraput railway station serves around 27,000 passengers every day.[8]


  1. Baral, Chitta. "History of Indian Railways in Orissa" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-27.
  2. "Koraput-Rayagada Rail Link Project". Process Register. Retrieved 2012-11-27.
  3. "Visakhapatnam-Kirandaul Passenger". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  4. "Hirakhand Express". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  5. "Kolkata Koraput Express". make my trip. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  6. "Samalswari Express". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  7. "Durg Jagdalpur (Tri Weekly) Express". Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  8. "Koraput (KRPU)". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
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