West Central Railway Zone

Map of West Central Railway Zone

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West Central Railway Zone



The West Central Railway (WCR) was first established on 1st April 2003. Its headquarters is located in Jabalpur. It includes three divisions: Jabalpur, Bhopal and Kota.
This railway zone has a total route of about 2965 km out of which 1328 route km is electrified. The WCR was carved out of the Bhopal and Jabalpur divisions of the Central Railway and from the restructured Kota division of the Western Railway. The West Central Railway network covers the state of eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, northwestern Rajasthan and southern Uttar Pradesh.

Some important stations served by WCR are: Jabalpur, Kota, Hoshangabad, Bhopal, Katni, Narsinghpur, Damoh, Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, Ramganj Mandi, Baran, Shri Mahavirji etc. The WCR has about 376 number of mail express and 96 number of passenger trains including about 7 to 8 pair of Rajdhani/Shatabdi trains and 2 pair of Jan-Shatabdi trains. About 58730 staff and officers work in the West Central Railway and approximately 109 million passengers travel each year on this railway zone.

Last Updated on 12/12/2012