Saturday, November 12, 2011

the
names of seventeen
railway zones,
abbreviations,
headquarters and date
of establishment is
given here.
S.No
Name
Abbr.
Headquarters
Date of
Establishment
1.
Northern Railway
NR
Delhi
April 14, 1952
2.
North Eastern Railway
NER
Gorakhpur
1952
3.
Northeast Frontier
Railway
NFR
Maligaon (Guwahati)
1958
4.
Eastern Railway
ER
Kolkata
April 14, 1952
5.
South Eastern Railway
SER
Kolkata
1955
6.
South Central Railway
SCR
Secunderabad
Oct' 2, 1966
7.
Southern Railway
SR
Chennai
April 14, 1951
8.
Central Railway
CR
Mumbai
Nov' 5, 1951
9.
Western Railway
WR
Mumbai
Nov' 5, 1951
10.
South Western Railway
SWR
Hubli
April 1, 2003
11.
North Western Railway
NWR
Jaipur
Oct' 1, 2002
12.
West Central Railway
WCR
Jabalpur
April 1, 2003
13.
North Central Railway
NCR
Allahabad
April 1, 2003
14.
South East Central
Railway
SECR
Bilaspur, CG
April 1, 2003
15.
East Coast Railway
ECoR
Bhubaneswar
April 1, 2003
16.
East Central Railway
ECR
Hajipur
Oct' 1, 2002
17.
Konkan Railway
KR
Navi Mumbai
Jan' 26, 1998