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Northern Indian Railways

Headquarters:   Delhi

Divisions:  Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur, Lucknow, Moradabad

Established on:  14 April 1952

Northern Railway, the gemstone located in the Crown of Indian Railways was set up on 14 April, 1952 with its headquarter at Baroda House in the capital of India Delhi. It is considered as the largest Indian railways zone in terms of route Kilometers. After the re-organization of the Indian Railways into 16 zones it is believed to establish various materializations and innovations in the railways division for the ease of the travellers. Northern Railway is also recognized to have the largest route kilometers of track (6807 km) under its control time after the reformation of the railways into the new structure of zones.


Northern Railway now has 5 Divisions including Ambala, Delhi, Ferozpur, Lucknow and Moradabad. Northern Railway seems to have the vantage point of standing a top the peninsula and transposing its work rhythms to the rest of the country. It spread across the several states in India including Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.


NR also operates the world's largest route relaying interlocking (RRI) at Delhi. It is lauded that the Northern Indian Railways introduced online computerized reservations on February, 1986 for the first time to decrease the crowd on the counter. The first Indian railways zone to Northern Indian railways is the most vital railway to start electronic and diesel locomotive simulators at the locomotive sheds of Kanpur and Tughlakabad. These altogether have ultimately assited the Indian railways to boost the working skills of the new drivers by providing them training and guidance for operating high-speed train.


Northern Railway operates through the mountainous Shivalik range to the lush Tarai region and the Gangetic plains to the Golden temple in Amritsar, includng Ludhina, Chandigarh and the tourist heritage Shimla etc. Northern Railway as well carries the commodities like Iron & Steel, Cement, Food grains, fertilizer, POL etc.


The worth of travel can never be over-stated and undertaking travel in the current times with Northern Railway.


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