Located at a distance of 135 km from Bardhaman District
, Chittaranjan is a famous industrial town renowned for its locomotive works. It lies about 25 km from Asansol
and 73 km from Durgapur
. India's largest locomotive factory, producing diesel and electric locomotives is also situated there.
Train services are from Howrah through Durgapur and Asansol. Lodging facilities are available in railway guest houses.