- North Central Railway Zone (India)
North Central Railway
13-North Central Railway
Dates of operation 2009– Track gauge Mixed Headquarters Allahabad Website North Central Railway - Homepage
The North Central Railway is one of the sixteen railway zones in India.The largest railway station in NCR is Kanpur Central followed by Mughal Sarai. It is headquartered at Allahabad and comprises three divisions: reorganized Allahabad division of the erstwhile Northern Railway, Jhansi division of the erstwhile Central Railway, and new Agra division.
The North Central Railway, in its present form, came into existence on 1 April 2003. The North Central Railway present network extends over a large area of North Central India, covering the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana.
Geographically, the NCR is the heart of Railway network and extends from (exclusive) in the North to Mughalsarai (exclusive) in the east and Bina (exclusive) in the South. This has a total of 3062 route-km, predominantly double line electrified section. This route from Ghaziabad to Mughalsarai is a part of golden quadrilateral. NCR consists of 202 main line stations & 221 branch line stations. This Zone forms a corridor for trains almost directions viz. East to North and North to East a total of 29 pairs of Mail/Express Trains daily West/South to North and North to South/ West total 37 pairs of M/Exp. Trains daily East to Southwest & Southwest to East a total of 25 pairs of Mail/Express Trains daily East to West & West to East a total of 12 pairs of Mail/Express Trains Daily.
Workshop & Manpower
NCR has workshops at Jhansi and Sithouli (Gwalior).
NCR also has Electric Loco Shed where damaged engine of Magadh Express has been modern technology to run Delhi-Howrah Duronto Express.
The NCR has a total staff strength of 69,644.
Indian Railways Administration Zones
Central Railway · East Central Railway · East Coast Railway · Eastern Railway · North Central Railway · North Eastern Railway · North Western Railway · Northeast Frontier Railway · Northern Railway · South Central Railway · South East Central Railway · South Eastern Railway · South Western Railway · Southern Railway · West Central Railway · Western Railway
Subsidiaries Production Units PSUs
Container Corporation of India · Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India · Indian Railway Finance Corporation · Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation · IRCON International Ltd. · Konkan Railway Corporation · Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation · Rail Land Development Authority · Rail Vikas Nigam Limited · Railtel Corporation of India · RITES Ltd.
Departments Training Institutes
Indian Railway Institute of Transportation Management · Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Signal and Telecommunications Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineering · RPF Academy · Railway Staff College
Chennai Suburban Railway · Chennai MRTS · Darjeeling Himalayan Railway · Delhi Suburban Railway · Hyderabad MMTS · Kashmir Railway · Kalka-Shimla Railway · Kolkata Suburban Railway · Kolkata Metro · Konkan Railway · Mumbai Suburban Railway · Nilgiri Mountain Railway · Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section · Nilambur – Shoranur Railway Line · Howrah-Delhi main line · Grand Chord · Sahibganj Loop
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