- North Eastern Railway Zone (India)
North Eastern Railway System map
2-North Eastern Railway
Dates of operation 1952– Track gauge Mixed Headquarters Gorakhpur Website North Eastern Railway
The North Eastern Railway was formed on 14 April 1952 by combining two Railway systems the Oudh and Tirhut Railway and Assam Railway. It was bifurcated into two Railway Zones on 15 January, 1958, the North Eastern Railway and the Northeast Frontier Railway. The present N. E. Railway (NER), after re-organisation of Railway Zones in 2002, comprises three Divisions - Varanasi, Lucknow & Izatnagar. NER has 3,402.46 route km with 486 stations. NER primarily serves the areas of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarkhand & western districts of Bihar.
This Railway passes through/connects to many important tourist and cultural centres like Varanasi, Sarnath, Lucknow, Allahabad, Kushinagar, Lumbani, Ayodhaya, Nainital, Ranikhet, Kausani and Dudhwa.
- ^ Rao, M.A. (1988). Indian Railways, New Delhi: National Book Trust, pp.42-4
Indian Railways Administration Zones
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Departments Training Institutes
Indian Railway Institute of Transportation Management · Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Signal and Telecommunications Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering · Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineering · RPF Academy · Railway Staff College
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