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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
04-March-2016 15:06 IST
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:

 RAILWAY/HEADQUARTERS

DIVISIONS

Central /Mumbai

Mumbai (CSTM), Bhusawal, Nagpur, Solapur, Pune.

Eastern/Kolkata

Asansol, Howrah, Malda, Sealdah.

East Central/ Hajipur

 

Danapur, Dhanbad, Mughalsarai, Samastipur, Sonpur.

East Coast/Bhubaneswar

Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Waltair.

Northern/ New Delhi

Ambala, Delhi, Lucknow, Moradabad, Ferozpur.

North Central/Allahabad

Allahabad, Agra, Jhansi.

North Eastern/Gorakhpur

Lucknow, Izzatnager, Varanasi.

Northeast Frontier /Guwahati

Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukia.

North Western/ Jaipur

Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur.

Southern/Chennai

Chennai, Madurai, Palghat, Trichy, Trivandrum, Salem.

South Central/Secunderabad

Guntakal, Guntur, Hyderabad, Nanded, Secunderabad, Vijayawada.

South  Eastern/Kolkata

Adra, Chakradharpur, Kharagpur, Ranchi.

South East Central/Bilaspur

Bilaspur, Nagpur, Raipur

South Western/Hubli

Bangalore, Hubli, Mysore

Western/Mumbai

Mumbai (Central), Vadodara, Ratlam, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar.

West Central/Jabalpur

Bhopal, Jabalpur, Kota.

Metro/Kolkata

Not applicable.

 

            Creation of three new divisions at Gulbarga, Jammu and Silchar was announced by the Hon’ble Minister for Railways during the course of discussions on the “Vote on Account” Budget of Railways 2014-15 in Rajya Sabha on 18.02.2014. Action has been initiated by the Ministry of Railways and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for two of the three divisions viz Gulbarga and Jammu have already been received from the Zonal Railways concerned. Presently, these three divisions are not functional.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 04.03.2016 (Friday).

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