West Central Railway zone

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

West Central Railway
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12-West Central Railway
Overview
HeadquartersJabalpur
Locale
Dates of operation2003; 18 years ago (2003)–present
PredecessorCentral Railway zone
Western Railway zone
Technical
Track gaugeMixed
Length2,911 km (1,809 mi)
Other
Websitewww.wcr.indianrailways.gov.in

HistoryEdit

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]

JurisdictionEdit

The zone serves eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, southern Uttar Pradesh, and northeastern Rajasthan state. It contains the TKD Electric locomotive shed, which is a WCR shed under the Kota Division and is in the Northern Railways territory.

DivisionsEdit

There are 3 divisions in West Central Railway zone;

Loco shedsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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