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ⓘ Zones and divisions of Indian Railways




Zones and divisions of Indian Railways
                                     

ⓘ Zones and divisions of Indian Railways

Indian Railways divides its operations into zones, which are further sub-divided into divisions, each having a divisional headquarters. There are a total of 18 zones. Each of the divisions is headed by a Divisional Railway Manager, who reports to the General Manager of the zone. A DRM can be appointed from any of the eight organized services of Indian Railways, viz. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Indian Railway Accounts Service, Indian Railway Personnel Service, Indian Railway Service of Engineers, Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers, Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers, Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers and Indian Railway Stores Service for the tenure of three years, but it can be exceeded on the recommendation of Railway Board. The DRM is assisted by one or two Additional Divisional Railway Managers in the working of the division. Divisional officers heading all departments viz. Stores, engineering, mechanical, electrical, signal and telecommunication, accounts, personnel, operating, commercial, safety, medical, security branches report to the Divisional Railway Manager.

                                     
  • The West Central Railway abbreviated WCR and पमर one of the 18 zones of the Indian Railways came into existence on 1 April 2003. It is headquartered
  • Indian Railways IR is India s national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways It manages the fourth largest railway network in the world
  • CR railway division is one of the five railway divisions under Central Railway zone of Indian Railways This railway division was formed in 1867 and its
  • Nagpur Division SECR is one of the three railway divisions under South East Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways This railway division was formed
  • Guntakal Railway Division is one of the four divisions of South Coast Railway zone SCoR of the Indian Railways The headquarters of the division is at
  • Mysore railway division is one of the three railway divisions under South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways This railway division was formed on
  • Sambalpur railway division is one of the three railway divisions under East Coast Railway zone of Indian Railways This railway division was formed on
  • Moradabad railway division is one of the five railway divisions under Northern Railway zone NR of Indian Railways This railway division was formalised
  • Dhanbad railway division is one of the five railway divisions under East Central Railway zone of Indian Railways It stands No1 in revenue earning among
  • Lucknow NR railway division is one of the five railway divisions under Northern Railway zone NR of Indian Railways This railway division was formed

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