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Chhattisgarh has an excellent road network. All district headquarters, tehsils and development blocks are also connected with good all weather roads. Existing road network is being strengthened. Chhattisgarh has borders with six states. To facilitate smooth ride for inter-state and internal traffic, about 3,106 kms. road length has been specially taken up for upgradation.




Railways have an important role in industrial development of Chhattisgarh as they help to transport large quantities of coal, iron ore and other minerals within and outside the state.

Recognising the potential for mining and metal industry related traffic in the state, the Indian railways established a new Railway Zone named `South-East Central Railway' with its headquarters at Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh.

The ongoing new projects will improve Chhattisgarh's integration with the national railway system and enhance the competitiveness of industries located in Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh is connected to national capital New Delhi by super fast Rajdhani Express.

The state has the highest freight loading in the country and one -sixth of Indian Railway's revenue comes from Chhattisgarh. The length of rail network in the state is 1,108 kms, while a third track has been commissioned between Raipur and Raigarh.

Raipur lies on the main route between Mumbai and Kolkata and daily direct trains connecting Delhi, Kolkota, Chennai and Mumbai are available.
Direct trains to many cities e.g. Ahmedabad, Allahabad,Varanasi, Bangalore, Cochin, Pune and Hyderabad are also available.

Air connectivity

Raipur is linked by regular flights with New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhubneshwar, Nagpur, Indore, Ahmedabad. The state currently has one airport at Raipur with night landing facility and airstrips at Bhilai, Bilaspur,Korba, Raigarh, Jagdalpur, Ambikapur, Jashpur Nagar and Sarangarh. Development of air network within the state is on the cards.



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