North Central Railway Zone

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The North Central Railway (NCR) was first established on 1st April 2003. Its headquarters is located in Allahabad. It includes three divisions: Allahabad, Agra and Jhansi.
Initially, Allahabad division was part of Northern Railway and Jhansi division was part of Central Railway, and new Agra division. The Northern Central Railway has strength of 69,644 employees and has workshops at Sithouli (Gwalior) and Jhansi. This railway zone has 202 main line stations & 221 branch line stations and a total route of about 3062 route-km with mainly double line electrified section

The North Central Railway network covers the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana. The largest railway station on the NCR zone is the Kanpur Central Railway station. Geographically, the northern central zone is the heart of Railway network in India and forms a corridor for trains going in almost all directions, to be exact, 29 pairs of Mail/Express trains daily operate east to north and vice versa, 37 pairs of Mail/Express trains daily operate west/south to north and vice versa, 25 pairs of Mail/Express trains daily operate east to southwest and vice versa and 12 pairs of Mail/Express trains daily operate east to west and vice versa on this zone.

Last Updated on 12/12/2012




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