West Central Railway zone

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West Central Railway
पश्चिम मध्य रेलवे
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12-West Central Railway
Locale
Dates of operation2003; 17 years ago (2003)–present
PredecessorCentral Railway zone
Western Railway zone
Track gaugeMixed
Length2,911 km (1,809 mi)
HeadquartersJabalpur
Websitewww.wcr.indianrailways.gov.in

The West Central Railway (abbreviated WCR and पमरे), one of the 18 zones of the Indian Railways, came into existence on 1 April 2003. It is headquartered at Jabalpur.

History[edit]

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]

Jurisdiction[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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