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Indian Railway Zones | Establishment | Headquarters | Divisions

Railway Zone: Central Railway  

  • Central Railway (Abbreviation): CR
  • Date of Establishment: November 05, 1951
  • Route KMs: 3905
  • Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Central Railway Zone Divisions: Mumbai, Bhusawal, Pune, Solapur, Nagpur

Railway Zone: East Central Railway 

  • East Central Railway Zone (Abbreviation): ECR
  • Date of Establishment: October 01, 2002
  • Route KMs: 3628
  • East Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Hajipur
  • East Central Railway Divisions: Danapur, Dhanbad, Mughalsarai, Samastipur, Sonpur

Railway Zone: East Coast Railway

  • East Coast Railway Zone (Abbreviation): ECoR
  • Date of Establishment: April 01, 2003
  • Route KMs: 2572
  • East Coast Railway Zone Headquarters: Bhubaneswar
  • East Coast Railway Divisions: Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Visakhapatnam

Railway Zone: Eastern Railway 

  • Eastern Railway Zone (Abbreviation): ER
  • Date of Establishment: April, 1952
  • Route KMs: 2414
  • Eastern Railway Zone Headquarters: Kolkata
  • Eastern Railway Divisions: Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol, Malda

Railway Zone: North Central Railway

  • North Central Railway Zone (Abbreviation): NCR
  • Date of Establishment: April 01, 2003
  • Route KMs: 3151
  • North Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Allahabad
  • North Central Railway Divisions: Allahabad, Agra, Jhansi

Railway Zone: North Eastern Railway    

  • North Eastern Railway Zone (Abbreviation): NER
  • Date of Establishment: 1952
  • Route KMs: 3667
  • North Eastern Railway Zone Headquarters: Gorakhpur
  • North Eastern Railway Divisions: Izzatnagar, Lucknow, Varanasi

Railway Zone: North Western Railway 

  • North Western Railway Zone (Abbreviation): NWR
  • Date of Establishment: October 01, 2002
  • Route KMs: 5459
  • North Western Railway Zone Headquarters: Jaipur
  • North Western Railway Divisions: Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur

Railway Zone: Northeast Frontier Railway

  • Northeast Frontier Railway Zone (Abbreviation): NFR
  • Date of Establishment: January 15, 1958
  • Route KMs: 3907
  • Northeast Frontier Railway Zone Headquarters: Guwahati
  • Northeast Frontier Railway Divisions: Alipurduar, Katihar, Rangia, Lumding, Tinsukia

Railway Zone: Northern Railway      

       

  • Northern Railway Zone (Abbreviation): NR
  • Date of Establishment: April 14, 1952
  • Route KMs: 6968
  • Northern Railway Zone Headquarters: Delhi
  • Northern Railway Divisions: Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur, Lucknow, Moradabad

Railway Zone: South Central Railway           

  • South Central Railway Zone (Abbreviation): SCR
  • Date of Establishment: October 02, 1966
  • Route KMs: 5803
  • South Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Secunderabad
  • South Central Railway Divisions: Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Guntur,Nanded, Vijayawada

Railway Zone: South East Central Railway   

  • South East Central Railway Zone (Abbreviation):  SECR
  • Date of Establishment            April 01, 2003
  • Route KMs: 2447
  • South East Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Bilaspur
  • South East Central Railway Divisions: Bilaspur, Raipur, Nagpur

Railway Zone: South Eastern Railway      

  • South Eastern Railway Zone (Abbreviation): SER
  • Date of Establishment: 1955
  • Route KMs: 2631
  • South Eastern Railway Zone Headquarters:   Kolkata
  • South Eastern Railway Divisions: Adra, Chakradharpur, Kharagpur, Ranchi

Railway Zone: South Western Railway   

  • South Western Railway Zone (Abbreviation): SWR
  • Date of Establishment: April 01, 2003
  • Route KMs: 3177
  • South Western Railway Headquarters: Hubli
  • South Western Railway Divisions: Hubli, Bangalore, Mysore

Railway Zone: Southern Railway      

  • Southern Railway Zone (Abbreviation): SR
  • Date of Establishment: April 14, 1951
  • Route KMs: 5098
  • Southern Railway Zone Headquarters: Chennai
  • Southern Railway Division: Chennai, Trichy, Madurai, Palakkad, Salem,Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

Railway Zone: West Central Railway

  • West Central Railway Zone (Abbreviation): WCR
  • Date of Establishment: April 01, 2003
  • Route KMs: 2965
  • West Central Railway Zone Headquarters: Jabalpur
  • West Central Railway Divisions: Jabalpur, Bhopal, Kota

Railway Zone: Western Railway    

  • Western Railway Zone (Abbreviation): WR
  • Date of Establishment: November 05, 1951
  • Route KMs: 6182
  • Western Railway Zone Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Western Railway Divisions: Mumbai Central, Ratlam, Ahmedabad, Rajkot,Bhavnagar, Vadodara

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