RRB General Knowledge: Organisational Structure and Zones of Indian Railways

Organisational Structure of Indian Railways⇒

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Indian Railways(Brief):

Indian Railways carried 22.24 million passengers and 3.04 million tonnes of freight each day during 2016-17.

IR, functioning as Ministry of Railways, is headed by the Minister for Railways. The apex body entrusted with the management of this mega Enterprise is led by the Chairman, Railway Board (CRB). Members of the Railway Board include Financial Commissioner, Member Traffic, Member Engineering, Member Rolling Stock, Member Traction and Member Staff who represent their respective functional domains. For administrative purposes, IR is divided into 17 Zones, each headed by a General Manager.

Zonal Railways are further divided into smaller operating units called Divisions. There are 68 Operating Divisions in IR at present, each under a Divisional Railway Manager. In addition, there are a number of Production Units, Training Establishments, Public Sector Enterprises and other Offices working under the control of Railway Board.

Locomotives:

The size of IR’s fleet of locomotive stock as on 31st March, 2017 consisted of 39 steam, 6,023 diesel and 5,399 electric locomotives.

Indian Railways is divided into 17 zones.

  1. Northern
  2. North Eastern
  3. North Frontier
  4. Eastern
  5. South Eastern
  6. South Central
  7. South
  8. Central
  9. Western
  10. South Western
  11. North Western
  12. West Central
  13. North Central
  14. South East Central
  15. East coast
  16. East Central
  17. Kolkata Metro

Konkan Railway is still not considered as a separate railway zone. It is operated by Konkan Railway Corporation.

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