West Central Railway zone

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West Central Railway
12-West Central Railway
Locale Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
Dates of operation 2003; 14 years ago (2003)
Predecessor Central Railway zone
Western Railway zone
Track gauge Mixed
Length 2,911 kilometres (1,809 mi)
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 1 April 2003. It is headquartered at Jabalpur.


On 1 April 2003, the West Central Railway was reconstituted from the Jabalpur and Bhopal divisions of the Central Railway zone (CR) and the reorganized Kota of the Western Railway zone (WR).[1]


The zone serves eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, southern Uttar Pradesh, and northeastern Rajasthan state.

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

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