Friday, 21 July 2017

Railway Zones and Divisions in The Country

At present there are 17 Railway Zones and 68 Divisions in the country. The details are given below:
S.NO.
     RAILWAY ZONES
Headquarter

          DIVISIONS

1.
Central Railway
Mumbai
Mumbai (CST), Bhusawal, Nagpur, Solapur, Pune.
2.
Eastern Railway
Kolkata
Asansol, Howrah, Malda, Sealdah.
3.
East Central Railway
Hajipur
Danapur,Dhanbad,Mughalsarai, Samastipur,Sonpur.
4.
East Coast Railway
Bhubaneswar
Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Waltair.
5.
Northern Railway
New Delhi
Ambala, Delhi, Lucknow, Moradabad, Ferozpur.
6.
North Central Railway
Allahabad
Allahabad, Agra, Jhansi.
7.
North Eastern Railway
Gorakhpur
Lucknow,Izzatnager,Varanasi.
8.
Northeast Frontier Railway
Guwahati
Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukia.
9.
North Western Railway
Jaipur
Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur.
10.
Southern  Railway
Chennai
Chennai, Madurai, Palghat, Trichy, Trivandrum, Salem.
11.
South Central Railway
Secunderabad
Guntakal, Guntur, Hyderabad, Nanded,Secunderabad,Vijayawada.
12.
South Eastern Railway
Kolkata
Adra,Chakradharpur, Kharagpur, Ranchi.
13.
South East Central Railway
Bilaspur
Bilaspur, Nagpur, Raipur
14.
South Western Railway
Hubli
Bangalore, Hubli, Mysore
15.
Western Railway
Mumbai
Mumbai(Central),Vadodara, Ratlam,Ahmedabad,Rajkot, Bhavnagar.
16.
West  Central  Railway
Jabalpur
Bhopal, Jabalpur, Kota.
17.
Metro Railway 
Kolkata
Not applicable.






































Zonal and Divisional boundaries are decided by operational/administrative requirements and not on considerations of State boundaries and as such there are some States which have railway lines under jurisdictional control of more than one Zonal Railway/Division.                                                                                                                                         

This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 21.07.2017 (Friday).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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