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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.

Delhi railway division, Firozpur railway division, Lucknow NR railway division and Moradabad railway division are the other railway divisions under NR Zone headquartered at New Delhi.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

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.[3]

List of railway stations and townsEdit

The list includes the stations under the Ambala railway division and their station category.[4][5]

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
B Category - -
C Category
(Suburban station)
- -
D Category - -
E Category - -
F Category
Halt Station
- -
Total - -

Stations closed for Passengers -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zones and their Divisions in Indian Railways" (PDF). Indian Railways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 March 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Ambala Railway Division". Railway Board. Northern Railway zone. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  3. ^ Ambala Division map and history.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "PASSENGER AMENITIES - CRITERIA= For Categorisation Of Stations" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.