Online Railway Reservation
Indian Railways Zones
India is a vast country which comprises a number of metropolitan cities, towns and remote to very remote villages. Indian Railways is the major medium to connect the whole region and therefore has a huge set of connections of rail tracks all the way through the country. As the country is big, the Indian railway is divided into different zones for the smooth functioning and later these zones are sub-divided into divisions for administrative and other purposes.
Currently, there are 17 zones of the Indian railways. Calcutta metro is fully operated by Indian railways, even though it’s not in any zone. Recently, the Konkon railways is added and listed as a Railway zone. Both South Central & South Eastern covers the largest way length of more than 63000 Kms of total Indian frontier.
The Indian railway is having one of the most resourceful communication systems between 2 stations. The types of class available in the trains are 1st class, AC 2tier, AC 3tier, 2nd class sleeper & chair car. The Northern Railway (NR) is Delhi the capital city of India is the headquarters of Northern Railway. Southern Railway (SR) is credited to be the first railway zone that seeks establishment in modern India.
These zones give a number of superfast trains for the flexibility and comfort of the passengers. Additionally, there are several local trains which connect the numerous outstations in different states in India.
The complete management of the Indian railway zones is seemed to be looks after by the government of India. The advancement in technology offered several facilities like online reservations, easy cancellation procedures, computerised reservation facilities, proper renting rooms, catering services on the trains and numerous other such services to the passengers.
New projects have always been designed and put on the ground for the betterment of railways and passengers. The main aim before making a new zone is to make the passenger more comfortable and easy to travel.