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Barauni is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Country  India
State Bihar
District Begusarai
 • Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
A block of Begusarai district

Barauni (Hindi बरौनी) (Urdu برونی) is a town in the state of Bihar, India.

Barauni was once an Industrial town in Begusarai district, Bihar.

The town situated at the bank of the holy river Ganges is connected by a Railway-cum-Road bridge over connecting North Bihar and South Bihar known as Rajendra Setu officially but as Mokama bridge in common parlance.


  • Economy 1
  • Transport 2
    • Railways 2.1
    • Roads 2.2
    • Air 2.3
  • People 3
  • See also 4
  • Direction Board 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


The major industries here were/ are :

  • Indian Oil refinery
  • Barauni Thermal Power Station BSEB
  • Hindust an fertilizers corporation Page is in Hindi
  • Barauni dairy
  • Bihar carbon
  • Neo Carbon
  • Premier Industries
  • Graphite India

There are also several small industries here.[1]

  • Arco Pharmaceuticals,Makhan Shala Road ( Dairy Road), Phulwaria, Barauni



Barauni Junction is one of the important stations in Bihar. It is a junction and is connected to the all the four metropolis New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai through important Broad Gauge Routes. It takes around 15 hours to reach Barauni from New Delhi through train. It is the gateway to North Eastern India as it connects the North-East States with the rest of the country. Barauni has two railway stations – I.) Barauni Junction (old) where trains from Patna side enter and reverse to proceed towards North East (exception is for trains coming from Samastipur side where reversal is not needed) and II.) Barauni Junction (new) at some distance in order to avoid reversal at the former. List of train that start/terminate at Barauni Junction are:[2]-


National Highway 28 (India) start at Barauni and National Highway 31 (India) passes through this town. Both national highway having junction here. Bus,Jeep,Taxi,Rickshaw,Auto used for local transportation.


The nearest airport to Barauni is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 102 kilometres (63 mi)


See also

Direction Board


  1. ^ "Barauni". Retrieved 5 Dec 2012. 
  2. ^ "Barauni". 

External links

  • Bihar's football crazy girls
  • One killed in India train crash
  • Japanese agency keen to set up power unit at Barauni
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