Transport of Chhattisgarh 

Chhattisgarh is well with other parts of the country by road, rail and air.

Formed in the year 2000, the state is fast emerging to be an important tourist centre and an industrial hub.

Its strategic location and easy accessibility along with its cost-effective transport system have majorly contributed to the development of this state.

Along with a number of national highways passing through this state, it has a well-organised system of roadways, with orderly distribution of traffic.

There are numerous railway stations here, connecting this state to major other states via long-distance trains.

Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur caters to air connectivity in this state.

Roadways in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Here National Highway No. 6 and 200 pass through it.

The total length of roads in the state of Chhattisgarh is 34,930 km. Is.

Chhattisgarh has 2,225 km of national highways, 3,213.50 km of state highways, 4,814 km of district roads and 27,001 km of rural roads. Is.

Two road corridors connecting North-South and four connecting East-West are being built, whose total length is 3,106.75 km.

 

RTOs in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Raipur (CG 04)

Address: Near Banjari Mandir, Rawabhata, Raipur – 493221

Dhamtari (CG 05)

Address: Rudri, Dhamtari – 493776

Mahasamund (CG 06)

Address: Near Collectorate, Mahasamund – 493445

Durg (CG 07)

Address: Jail Road, Panch Building, Malviya Nagar, Durg – 491001

Rajnandgaon (CG 08)

Address: Near Digvijay Stadium, Rajnandgaon – 491441

Kawardha (CG 09)

Address: Kabirdham – 491995

Bilaspur (CG 10)

Address: Lagra, Seepat Road, Near Traffic Park, Bilaspur – 495115

Janjgir Champa (CG 11)

Address: Near Netaji Chowk, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa – 495559

Korba (CG 12)

Address: Near New Era Progressive School, Behind Tehsil Office, Rampur, Korba – 465977

Raigarh (CG 13)

Address: Behind Chakradhar Nagar Thana, Near Mini Stadium, Raigarh – 496100

Jashpur (CG 14)

Address: Jashpur – 496331

Koriya (CG 16)

Address: Rampur Colony, Baikunthpur, Koriya – 497335

Bastar (CG 17)

Address: Near Dharampura, Door Darshan Colony, Bastar – 494005

Dantewada (CG 18)

Address: D.E.T.I. Campus, Dantewada – 494449

Kanker (CG 19)

Address: Bardebhata, Kanker – 494334

Baloda Bazar (CG 22)

Address: Room No.17, Samanvit Karyalaya, Near New Bus Stand, Main Road, Baloda Bazar – 493332

Gariyaband (CG 23)

Address: Collectorate Compound, Gariyaband – 493889

Balod (CG 24)

Address: Collectorate Compound, Balod – 491226

Bemetara (CG 25)

Address: Collectorate Building, Bijabhat Chowk, Berla Road, Bemetara – 493221

Mungeli (CG 28)

Address: Dwarika Prasad Mishra Science College Compound, Nawagarh Road, Mungeli – 495334

Kondagaon (CG 27)

Address: Quarter No. F-01, DNK Colony Para, Beside CRPF Camp, Kondagaon – 424226

Surajpur (CG 29)

Address: Surajpur – 497229, Chhattisgarh

Sarguja (CG 15)

Address: Near Bus Stand, Ambikapur, Sarguja – 497001

Roadways in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Being an important industrial center, it is necessary for Chhattisgarh to have good road connectivity to other Indian states. The road infrastructure here thus is undergoing major transformations.

The length of the roadways here is about 35,388 kilometres, with connectivity, throughout the country. Out of this, about 2,184 kilometers are taken up by the national highways, while the state highways occupy about 3,611 kilometres.

The remaining are taken up by district roads and village roads. Regular passenger buses are available, connecting major cities here to nearby areas, as well as rural villages, thus providing convenience as well as cost-effective transport services.

National Highways passing through Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh 

The national highways in Chhattisgarh connect the headquarters of various districts in this state to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Vishakapatnam, Kolkata, Hyderabad etc.

They carry most of the traffic belonging to the state and thus prove to be an efficient means of communication here. The state being a major industrial hub, these national highways are beneficial for the transport of steel and other items to major metro cities and commercial capitals. The national highways passing through this state include:

NH 6

 Hajira – Dhule- Nagpur – Raipur- Mahasamund – Sambalpur – Baharagora-Kolkata

NH 43

RaipurVizianagaram Junction with National Highway No. 5 near Natavalasa

NH 200

 RaipurBilaspurRaigarh-Kanaktora-Jharsuguda-Kochinda-Deogarh-Talcher-Chandhikhol

NH 217

Raipur- Mahasamund – Gopalpur

NH 12A

 Raipur-Jhansi

NH 16

 The total length of 460 km (290 mi), Passes through the states of TelanganaMaharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

NH 163

 links Hyderabad in Telangana and Bhopalpatnam in Chhattisgarh.

NH202

NH 216

 links Raigarh and Saraipali in Chhattisgarh, India. It covers a distance of 80 km.

NH 221

 connects Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh and Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh. The total length of this highway is 329 km.

NH 78 

which is about 559 km (347 mi) long and connects Mp, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.

NH 111

 is 200 km (120 mi) long and links Bilaspur with Ambikapur.

Bus Services in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Recently Central government approved the state government’s proposal and sanctioned 442 city buses for 21 premier cities in Chhattisgarh. This was aimed at providing better transport facilities in the state. The project to introduce 442 buses would include both AC and non-AC buses. Twin cities of the Bhilai-Durg region were allotted a maximum of 110 buses, 50 buses for Bilaspur, 42 for Korba, 35 for Ambikapur, 20 for Rajnandgaon and others for Mahasamund, Chirmiri, Kanker, Jagdalpur, Dhamtari etc.

Rail route in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Some of the major rail lines of Chhattisgarh pass through the state and Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur, Manendragarh and Champa are important rail junctions.

 

Railways in Chhattisgarh play a major role in the transportation of passengers as well s cargo within and outside the state. The entire railway network here is operated by the South East Central Railway Zone, with Bilaspur being its zonal headquarters.

RaipurDurg and Bilaspur Railway Junction are the major railway junctions here, as they are the starting point of many long-distance trains and are well connected to major Indian cities.

The state of Chhattisgarh accounts for about one-sixth of our country’s railway revenue. It is also said to be having the highest freight loading in the country.

Durg, ChampaBilaspur, and Mahasamund are the major railway heads in this region. To increase the concentration of railways in this state, various new railway lines have been proposed and many new projects are in progress including Raigarh-Mand Colliery to Bhupdeopur rail line, Dalli-Rajhara–Jagdalpur rail line, Pendra Road-Gevra Road Rail Line rail line and Barwadih-Chirmiri rail line.

A metro line connecting Durg-Bhilai-Raipur-Naya Raipur has also been proposed.

Railway Stations in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Belgahna

Station Code: BIG

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Belha

Station Code: BYL

Address: Belha, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bilaspur Junction

Station Code: BSP

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chakarbhatha

Station Code: CHBT

Address: Chakarbhatha, Bilaspur (CG)

Station Name: Dadhapara

Station Code: DPH

Address: Dadhapara, Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Gatora

Station Code: GTW

Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Ghutku

Station Code: GTK

Address: Ghutku, Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Jairamnagar

Station Code: JRMG

Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Kalmitar

Station Code: KLTR

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kargi Road

Station Code: KGB

Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Khodri

Station Code: KOI

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Khongsara

Station Code: KGS

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Pendra Road

Station Code: PND

Address: Pendra Road, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Salka Road

Station Code: SLKR

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Tenganmada

Station Code: TGQ

Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Usalapur

Station Code: USL

Address: Usalapur, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Siliari

Station Code: SLH

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Tilda

Station Code: TLD

Address: Tilda, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Urkura

Station Code: URK

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Wrs Colony Halt

 Code: WRSC Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bade Arapur

Sta Code: BDXX

Address: Bastar, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bacheli

Station Code: BCHL

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhansi

Station Code: BHNS

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dantewara

Station Code: DWZ

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dilmili

Station Code: DMK

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gidam

Station Code: GIZ

Address: Gidam, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kamalur

Station Code: KMLR

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kirandul

Station Code: KRDL

Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dhamtari

Station Code: DTR

Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kurud

Station Code: KRX

Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sankra

Station Code: SNKX

Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kapan

Station Code: KPNA

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Madwarani

Station Code: MWRN

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kotmi Sonan Hlt

Station Code: KTSH

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Naila

Station Code: NIA

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sakti

Station Code: SKT

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Saragbundia

Station Code: SRBA

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Champa

Station Code: CPH

Address: Jashpur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kaklur

Station Code: KKLU

Address: Kanker, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Manendragarh

Station Code: MDGR

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Nagar

Station Code: NGE

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Udalkachar

Station Code: UKR

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bagbahra

Station Code: BGBR

Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Belsonda

Station Code: BLSN

Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhimkhoj

Station Code: BMKJ

Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Komakhan

Station Code: KMK

Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mahasamund

Station Code: MSMD

Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bakal

Station Code: BAKL

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raj Nandgaon

Station Code: RJN

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bishrampur

Station Code: BSPR

Address: Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Arand

Station Code: ARN

Address: Arand, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Arang Mahanadi

Station Code: ANMD

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Baikunth

Station Code: BKTH

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhatgaon

Station Code: BOV

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhatapara

Station Code: BYT

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chataud

Station Code: CATD

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Hathbandh

Station Code: HN

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kendri

Station Code: KDRI

Address: Kendri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Lakhna

Station Code: LKNA

Address: Lakhna, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Lakholi

Station Code: LKE

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mandhar

Station Code: MDH

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mandir Hasaud

Station Code: MNDH

Address: Mandir Hasaud, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Marauda

Station Code: MXA

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Nipania

Station Code: NPI

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raipur City

Station Code: RCT

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raipur R-V Bloc

Station Code: RVH

Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Rajim

Station Code: RIM

Address: Rajim, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Saraswati Nagar

Station Code: SRWN

Address: Saraswati Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sarsonpuri

Station Code: SPY

Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Ahiwara

Station Code: AWZ

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Balod

Station Code: BXA

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilai

Station Code: BIA

Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilai Pwr Hs

Station Code: BPHB

Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilainagar

Station Code: BQR

Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dalli Rajhara

Station Code: DRZ

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Durg

Station Code: DURG

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gundardehi

Station Code: GDZ

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kumhari

Station Code: KMI

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kusumkasa

Station Code: KYS

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Latabor

Station Code: LBO

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mohandi

Station Code: MHND

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Risama

Station Code: RSA

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sikosa

Station Code: SKSO

Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Akaltara

Station Code: AKT

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Baradwar

Station Code: BUA

Address: Janjgir – Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Manik Chauree H

Station Code: MCF

Address: Kawardha, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Daghora

Station Code: DAO

Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gevra Road

Station Code: GAD

Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Korba

Station Code: KRBA

Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Urga

Station Code: URGA

Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chirmiri

Station Code: CHRM

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Darritola

Station Code: DTL

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Katora

Station Code: KTO

Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Jatkanhar

Station Code: JTR

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Murhipar

Station Code: MUP

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Musra

Station Code: MUA

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Paniajob

Station Code: PJB

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Parmalkasa

Station Code: PMS

Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Ghaghara Chat

Station Code: GHT

Address: Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Airways in chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh has airports at Raipur and Bilaspur.

Raipur’s connection with New Delhi, Nagpur, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar by daily flights.

There are airstrips at Bilaspur, Bhilai, Raigad, Jagdalpur, Ambikapur, Korba, Jashpuranagar and Rajnandgaon.

Chhattisgarh state has a systematic and organised network of roadways and railways connecting this state to major Indian states and cities.

At present, Swami Vivekananda Airport at Raipur is the only airport serving visitors and residents in Chhattisgarh state.

It is well connected to major adjoining places by regular flights.

Apart from this, there are airstrips at BhilaiBilaspurJagdalpur, Baikunth, Raigarh, Ambikapur, Korba, Jashpur and Durg.

In addition, airstrips have been proposed at Korba, Balrampur, Rajnandgaon, Surajpur, Bijapur, Dantewada, Kabirdham and Kanker.

There are helipads throughout the state, used for special occasions.

Air Taxi facility is available connecting Raipur to places like Raigarh, Ambikapur, Jashpur, Korba, Jagdalpur etc.

Swami Vivekanand International Airport

Formerly called Mana Airport, this airport is in Mana in Raipur and is one of the busiest ones in this state.

Named after the great saint, Swami Vivekanand, this airport is well-designed to meet international standards.

Known for its superior services, this airport topped the list of the best non-metro airports in the country in the year 2014.

This airport connects Chhattisgarh state to major cities like MumbaiDelhiKolkataHyderabadIndore, Bangalore etc by regular flights.

Swami Vivekananda Airport

Address: Civil Aerodrome, Mana, Raipur – 492015 (Chhattisgarh)

Code: RPR

Raigarh Airport

Raigarh Airport is located near Kondatarai in the state of Chhattisgarh and is presently used for choppers and small aircraft.

 

Jagdalpur Airport

Jagdalpur Airport, near Jagdalpur in this state, presently has no commercial flights operating, except a few private charters. It has been proposed to include night landing facilities in this airport, to handle emergency situations.

Jagdalpur Airport

Code: JGB

Address: Hatkachora, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh 494001

Bilaspur Airport

This airport is located at Chakarbhatta village, to the south of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Though it is owned and managed by the Airports Authority of India, it is currently used for pilot training and general aviation. It has been proposed by the Indian army to construct a training facility for the Special Forces in this airport.

Bilaspur Airport

Code: PAB

Address: Tilsara, Chhattisgarh 495220

Local Transport in Chhattisgarh-Transport of Chhattisgarh

The state of Chhattisgarh is well connected to major Indian cities by roadways. Buses, auto rickshaws, taxis etc form the major means of local communication here.

Working class population here own their own vehicles and thus one can see a number of cars, mopeds, bikes etc on the roads, especially in the industrially developed areas.

Hand-pulled auto rickshaws, tuk tuks, tangas and bailgadis are also popular among the rural and tribal areas in Chhattisgarh.

Tempos and hand-pulled auto rickshaws serve as an efficient and effective medium to reach nearby destinations.

Taxis here, generally charge a fixed rate, depending upon the distance travelled.

For those who wish to opt for sightseeing, there are a number of private travel agencies that offer rental cars and bus services.

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