North Western Railway

North Western Railway (NWR) came being on 1st October, 2002. It was carved out of 2 divisions each from Northern and Western Railways. The formation of this zone along with five other new zones was first approved by Railway Board on 16th September, 1996 and foundation stone for this zone was laid on 17th September 1996 by the then Prime Minister Shri H.D. Deve Gowda at K.P. Singh Stadium, Jaipur.  

Facts about North Western Railway (NWR)

Headquarters: Jaipur
Location: Jaipur Railway Station
Length: 5459
Area Covered: Western and Northern parits of Rajasthan
Predecessor: Northern Railway
Track gauge: Mixed
Dates of established: 17-Sep-1996
Dates of operation: 01-Oct-2002

Railway Division in North Western Railway

S# Division Headquarters
1 Ajmer Ajmer, Rajasthan
2 Bikaner Bikaner, Rajasthan
3 Jaipur Jaipur, Rajasthan
4 Jodhpur Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Railway Zones