Northern Western Railway Zone


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The North Western Railway (NWR) was first established on 1st October 2002. Its headquarters is located in Jaipur. It includes four divisions: Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
Initially, Ajmer and Jaipur divisions were part of Western Railway and Jodhpur and Bikaner divisions were part of Northern Railway. This railway zone has 578 stations, with a total route of about 5449.29 km out of which 2575.03 km is broad gauge and 2874.23 km is metre gauge. However, the total track of this railway is 6559.546 km.

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



 

     


     

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