North Western Railway Zone (India)


North Western Railway Zone (India)
North Western Railway
System map
11-North Western Railway
Locale Rajasthan
Dates of operation 2002–
Predecessor Northern Railway
Track gauge Mixed
Headquarters Jaipur Railway Station
Website NWR official website

The North Western Railway is one of the sixteen railway zones in India. It is headquartered at Jaipur. It comprises four divisions: Jodhpur and reorganized Bikaner division of the erstwhile Northern Railway and reorganized Jaipur and Ajmer divisions of the erstwhile Western Railway. This zone came into existence on October 1, 2002. This railway comprises a total of 578 stations covering a total of 5449.29 route km out of which 2575.03 are broad gauge and 2874.23 are metre gauge.

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • North Central Railway Zone (India) — North Central Railway 13 North Central Railway Dates of operation 2009– Track gauge Mixed Headquarters Allahabad …   Wikipedia

  • 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 Rai …   Wikipedia

  • North Western Railway (disambiguation) — North Western Railway is the name of: North Western Railway Zone (India) Little North Western Railway (NWR), a British railway company from 1848 to 1879 North Western Railway (fictional), the railway company featured in The Railway Series and… …   Wikipedia

  • Northeast Frontier Railway Zone (India) — Northeast Frontier Railway 3 Northeast Frontier Railway Locale Assam, Bihar and West Bengal Dates of operation 1958– Predecessor …   Wikipedia

  • Central Railway Zone (India) — Central Railway 8 Central Railway CR s headquarters Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Railway Zone (India) — This article is about the northernmost zone of the Indian Railways. For other uses, see Northern Railway (disambiguation). Northern Railway 1 Northern Railway Dates of operation 1952– Track gauge …   Wikipedia

  • Railway time — was the name given to the standardised time arrangement first applied by the Great Western Railway in England in November 1840. This was the first recorded occasion when a number of different local times were synchronised and a single standard… …   Wikipedia

  • North Kanpur —   city   …   Wikipedia

  • North London Line — A Class 378 Capitalstar at Canonbury in June 2010 Overview Type Commuter rail, Suburban rail, Freight …   Wikipedia

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium