West Central Railway zone

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West Central Railway
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12-West Central Railway
Locale Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
Dates of operation 2003–
Predecessor Parts of Central Railway & Western Railway
Track gauge Mixed
Length 2911 km
Headquarters Jabalpur Railway Station
Website WCR official website

The West Central Railway, one of the 16 zones of the Indian Railways, came into existence on April 1, 2003. It is headquartered at Jabalpur.

History[edit]

On April 1, 2003, the West Central Railway was reconstituted from the Jabalpur and Bhopal divisions of the Central Railway (CR) and the reorganized Kota division of the Western Railway (WR).[1] The new West Central Railway serves eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, southern Uttar Pradesh, and northeastern Rajasthan state.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "New Railway zones to be functional from April 1". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. March 31, 2003. 

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