The headquarters of Northern Railways are situated in Delhi, the national capital of India. Northern Indian Railway zone is also known for having largest rail routes under its control continuously even after the streamlining of Indian railways into new structure of zones.
Northern Indian Railway was established on April 14, 1952 after merger of Bikaner Railway, Jodhpur Railway, Eastern Punjab Railway, 3 divisions of Eastern Indian Railway and north-west Mughalsarai.
Facts about Northern Railway (NR)
Location: New Delhi Railway Station
Area Covered: Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and the Union territories of Delhi and Chandigarh.
Predecessor: Bikaner Railway, Jodhpur Railway, Eastern Punjab Railway, 3 divisions of Eastern Indian Railway and north-west Mughalsarai
Track gauge: Mixed
Dates of established: 14-Apr-1952
Dates of operation: 14-Apr-1952
Railway Division in Northern Railway
New Delhi, India
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh