UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in three stages-prelims, mains and interview. The Preliminary Examination is a screening test where candidates face objective-type questions.
As per the latest pattern of the UPSC IAS exam, one has to tackle the factual as well as conceptual questions, candidates need to adopt the right strategy rather than just cramming the facts.
Transportation is an important portion in Indian geography. In India, there are three kinds of transportation. Indian railways framework is the biggest in Asia and the fourth biggest in the World. It is the largest departmental Public undertaking in India. The Indian Railways celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2003. The headquarters of Indian Railway is situated in New Delhi.
The Indian transportation system is very important in IAS Exam. Here we are giving some interesting details about the Indian Railways.
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Railway Zones and Headquarters
Indian railways network is divided into 16 zones. Zones are divided into divisions. There are 69 divisions altogether. Each zone has their own headquarters.
Indian Railway Headquarters List
|Railway Zone||Division||Zonal Headquarters|
|East Central Railway||
|East Coast Railway||
||Baroda House, New Delhi|
|North Central Railway||
|North Eastern Railway||
|North Frontier Railway||
|North Western Railway||
|South Central Railway||
|South Eastern Railway||
||Garden Reach, Kolkata|
|South East Central Railway||
|South Western Railway||
|West Central Railway||
Aspirants preparing for upcoming UPSC Civil services examinations can go through the following to prepare comprehensively for the exam –