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List of the Major Railways Zones in India

08-SEP-2017 16:20

    The Indian Railways is divided into 1 Zones and around 73 sub-divisional Zonal headquarter. North Zone is the largest Railway Zone of Indian Railways. There are three types of rail lines in India: Broad Gauge; Meter Gauge; and Narrow Gauge.

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    Here, we are giving the list of the Major Railways Zones in India which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations is given below:

    List of the Major Railways Zones in India

    Railway Zone

    Zonal Headquarter

      Division

    Central Railway

    Mumbai

    1. Mumbai
    2. Nagpur
    3. Bhusawal
    4. Pune
    5. Sholapur 

    Eastern Railway

    Kolkata

    1. Howrah-I
    2. Howrah-II
    3. Sealdah
    4. Malda
    5. Asansol
    6. Chitaranjan

    East Central Railway

    Hajipur

    1. Danapur
    2. Mugalsarai
    3. Dhanbad
    4. Sonpur
    5. Samastipur

    East Coast Railway

    Bhubaneshwar

    1.  Khurda Road
    2. Waltair
    3. Sambhalpur

    Northern Railway

    Baroda House, New Delhi

    1. Delhi-I
    2. Delhi-II
    3. Ambala
    4. Moradabad
    5. Lucknow
    6. Firozpur

    North Central  Railway

    Allahabad

    1. Allahabad
    2. Jhansi
    3. Agra

    North Eastern  Railway

    Gorakhpur

    1. Izzatnagar
    2. Lucknow
    3. Varanasi
    4. DLW

    North Frontier  Railway

    Maligaon, Guwahati

    1. Katihar
    2. Alipurduar
    3. Rangiya
    4. Lumding
    5. Tinsukhia

    North Western Railway

    Jaipur

    1. Jaipur
    2. Jodhpur
    3. Bikaner
    4. Ajmer

    Southern  Railway

    Chennai

    1. Chennai
    2. Madurai
    3. Palghat
    4. Trichy
    5. Trivendrum

    South Central Railway

    Secunderabad

    1. Secunderabad
    2. Hyderabad
    3. Guntakal
    4. Vijaywada
    5. Nanded

    South Eastern Railway

    Garden Reach, Kolkata

    1. Kharagpur
    2. Adra
    3. Chakradharpur
    4. Ranchi
    5. Shalimar

    South East Central  Railway

    Bilaspur

    1. Bilaspur
    2. Nagpur
    3. Raipur

    South Western Railway

    Hubli

    1. Bangalore
    2. Mysore
    3. Hubli
    4. RWF/YNK

    Western Railway

    Mumbai CST

    1. BCT
    2. Vadodara
    3. Ahmedabad
    4. Ratlam
    5. Rajkot
    6. Bhavnagar

    West Central Railway

    Jabalpur

    1. Jabalpur
    2. Bhopal
    3. Kota

    Kolkata Metro

    Kolkata

    1. Kolkata Metro

    First train in India was started by Lord Dalhousie on April 16, 1853 from Bombay to thane (34 Kms). Indian Railways was nationalised in 1950 and presently, it is the largest Railway Network in Asia and second largest in the world. In the above list of the Major Railways Zones in India that will help the aspirants to attune and equipped for examinations like UPSC, IAS, SSC, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

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