South Eastern Railway Zone


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South Eastern Railway Zone



The previous name for South Eastern Zone was Bengal Nagpur Railways. Since the year 1887 to the year 2001, there have been a vast number of changes in the South East Zone, as far as its development is concerned. It has its headquarter at Garden Reach in Kolkata, West Bengal. The South East Zone was carved out from Bengal Nagpur Railways on 1st of August, 1955.

Divisions



The South Eastern Zone consists of four divisions Adra Division, Chakradharpur Division, Kharagpur Workshop & Kharagpur Railway dissection and Ranchi Railway Division.

Yards and Locomotive



The Zone has multiple electric sheds located in Panskura and Tikiapara. The sheds meant for electric engines are in Bokaro Steel City, Santragachi, Tatanagar and Bondamunda. The yard for maintenance of coaches is constructed in Santragachi. Diesel locomotives are maintained in Kharagpur, Bondamunda, and Bokaro City. The main workshop of South Eastern Railways is established in Kharagpur. South Eastern Railways hold busy EMU service in the suburban areas of Kolkata including Howrah and Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Amta, Shalimar, and Santragachi. Most of the freight traffic to Kolkata is handled by the South Eastern Zone.

There are many trains being operated in the South Eastern Zone. A few of them are long distance trains, while some are intercity trains. The long distance trains include Chennai Howrah Mail (which runs between Howrah and capital of Tamil Nadu,) Coromandal Express (it also runs between Howrah and Chennai,) Gitanjali Express travels between Howrah and Mumbai, Koraput Express (which runs from Howrah to Koraput,) Puri Express (runs from Shalimar to Puri,) Vishakhapatnam Express (it runs from Shalimar to Vishakhapatnam) and many more.

The South Eastern Zone alone serves around 40% of the freight traffic of the total freight of Indian Railways, with just 12% of the total tracks. It generates the highest revenues of all the 16 zones of the Indian railways with its great developmental projects.



Last Updated on 12/18/2012



 

     


     

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