North Western Railway zone
11-North Western Railway
|Dates of operation||2002–|
|Predecessor||Northern Railway zone|
|Website||NWR official website|
It comprises four divisions: Jodhpur and reorganized Bikaner division of the erstwhile Northern Railway zone and reorganized Jaipur and Ajmer divisions of the erstwhile Western Railway zone. This zone came into existence on 1 October 2002.
This railway comprises a total of 578 stations covering a total of 5,449.29 kilometres (3,386.03 mi) out of which 2,575.03 kilometres (1,600.05 mi) are broad gauge and 2,874.23 kilometres (1,785.96 mi) are metre gauge.
Rail transport infrastructure
The operating diesel sheds of NWR are ABR (Abu Road) which holds WDM2's, WDM3's, WDG3A, WDG4's, and Bhagat Ki Kothi (BGKT) Jodhpur which holds WDM2 WDG's WDP4's WDM3A's which are broad gauge locomotives, and Phulera at Jaipur which use to hold YDM4's which are meter gauge locomotives. NWR operates international rail service Thar express Jodhpur to Munabao.
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