Which is the smallest railway zone in India?

north east is the smallest railway zone in india.

Who is called the father of Indian Railways?

Option b– Lord Dalhousie served as the Governor-General of India from 1848 to 1856. He is also said to have convinced the British to introduce the railways in India through his famous Railway minutes of 1853. Thus, he is regarded as the father of Indian railways and it is the right option.

What is the salary of DRM in railway?

All thing considered, a typical DRM may be drawing around 1,50,000/- per month. DRM is a senior S A grade officer. He becomes DRM after putting in around 7 years service in SA grade. The payscale of SA grade is 37400-67000 with Grade Pay ofRs.

Which state has no railway line?

There is no railway station in Meghalaya. For the state people, Guwahati is the nearest Railway station. It was recently declared by the CM of the state that the first railway station in Meghalaya at Mendipathar in the North Garo Hills would be inaugurated soon.

Which are the 17 railway zones in India?

The 17 zones and the 70 divisions are listed below

S#. Zone Name Railway Divisions
1 Central Railway Mumbai, Bhusawal, Pune, Solapur, Nagpur
2 East Central Railway Danapur, Dhanbad, Mughalsarai, Samastipur, Sonpur
3 East Coast Railway Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Waltair
4 Eastern Railway Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol, Malda
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Which country is first in railway?


Rank Country Historical peak length (km)
1 United States 408,833
2 China
3 Russia 150,000
4 India

Which is the longest platform in India?

Longest railway platforms

  • Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India:1,366.33 m (4,483 ft)
  • Kollam Junction, Kerala, India:1,180.5 m (3,873 ft)
  • Kharagpur Junction, West Bengal, India: 1,072.5 m (3,519 ft)
  • Pilibhit Junction, Uttar Pradesh India 900 m (2,953 ft)
  • Auto Club Speedway station, Fontana, California, US: 2,675 ft (815 m)
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