The number of trains operated by the North Western Railway totals up to 452 out of which 264 are broad gauge trains and 188 are metre gauge trains. The North Western railway network covers the state of Rajasthan. The formation of this zone was done along with five other new zones. The formation was approved by the Railway Board on September 16, 1996 and the foundation stone for the North Western zone was laid on October 17, 1996 by the then Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda at K.P. Singh Stadium in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Last Updated on 12/12/2012