4 March 2016

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.

 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.