Ambala railway division
Ambala railway division is one of the five railway divisions under Northern Railway zone ( NR ) of Indian Railways. This railway division was formed on 1 July 1987 and its headquarter is located at Ambala in the state of Haryana.
Ambala division came in to existence on 1 July 1987 when 639 km tracks from Delhi Division and 348 km from Firozpur Division were transferred under it and it became completely operational from 15 August 1988. 62% its are lies Punjab and the rest in Haryana (Ambala-Yamunanagar and Ambala-Kurukshetra line), Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh (including UNESCO World Heritage Kalka Shimla Railway), Uttar Pradesh (Ambala-Yamunanagar section of Ambala-Yamunanagar-Saharanpur-Delhi line), and Rajasthan (Patiala-Abhoar-Ganganagar line). It has 141 stations.
List of railway stations and townsEdit
|Category of station||No. of stations||Names of stations|
|A-1 Category||2||Ambala Cantonment Junction, Chandigarh,|
|A Category||7||Bathinda Junction, Jagadhri, Kalka, Patiala, Rajpura Junction, Saharanpur Junction, Sirhind, Jakhal Junction|
Stations closed for Passengers -
- "Zones and their Divisions in Indian Railways" (PDF). Indian Railways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 March 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
- "Ambala Railway Division". Railway Board. Northern Railway zone. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
- Ambala Division map and history.
- "Statement showing Category-wise No.of stations in IR based on Pass. earning of 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- "PASSENGER AMENITIES - CRITERIA= For Categorisation of Stations" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
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