|Section ||Date of opening|
|Purulia to Chakradharpur(via Sini) ||22nd January 1890|
|Chakradharpur to Goilkera ||15th May 1890|
|Goilkera to Jharsuguda ||1st February 1891|
|Chakulia to Sini(Via Tata) ||1st June 1898|
|Tata to Gorumahishani ||1stFebruary 1911|
|Kandra-Gamharia Chord ||2nd December 1919|
|Rajkharswan to Dongoaposi ||17th January 1924|
|Dongoaposi to Gua(via Barajamda) ||20th February 1925|
|Barajamda to Barbil ||16th February 1926|
|Rourkela to Birmitrapur ||17th September 1926|
|Bondamunda to Barsuan(via Bimalgarh)||1st January 1960|
|Bimalgarh to Kiriburu ||15th April 1963|
|Bondamunda to kiriburu ||20th December 1963|
Bengal-Nagpur Railway (BNR) formed under East India Company
Chakradharpur to Goilkera line started
Goilkera to Jharsuguda line started.
Chakulia to Sini line started.
Rajkharsawan –Dangoaposi line started.
Dongoaposi-Gua line started.
Barajamda-Barbil line started.
Rourkela-Birmitrapur line started.
Bondamunda-Bursuan line started
Electric Loco Shed established at TATA.
Diesel Loco Shed established at BNDM.
Electrification of RKSN-DPS-GX
Change of jurisdiction after Sambalpur Division
Change of jurisdiction after Ranchi Division.