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    Lucknow Metro

    Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corp Ltd

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    Southern Railway (SR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . Southern Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising six divisions: Chennai, Madurai, Palakkad, Tiruchirappalli, Salem and Thiruvananthapuram. The network stretches from Gudur in the northeast to Kanyakumari in the south, primarily serving Tamil Nadu and Kerala, ...

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    Western Railway (WR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . Western Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) . The network mainly serves the state of Gujarat, but also western parts of Madhya ...

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    North Western Railway (NWR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . North Western Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur and Ajmer. The network mainly serves the state of Rajasthan, together with southwestern Haryana, and includes three lines crossing south into Gujarat ...

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    Northern Railway (NR – India)

    First line opened 1859. See India network map . Northern Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur, Lucknow, Moradabad. The network mainly serves Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir and Uttarakhand states. ...

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    South Western Railway (SWR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . South Western Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Bengaluru, Mysuru and Hubballi. The network mainly serves the state of Karnataka, but includes lines into Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra and Goa. SWR was ...

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    Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon Ltd (RMGL)

    Opened 2013, India’s fourth metro. Single route with 11 stations. See Delhi network map . From a loop around the Cyber City development Gurgaon’s privately-funded metro connects at Sikandarpur with Delhi Metro ’s Yellow Line. This initial section opened on November 14 2013 . (5·1 km, 6 stations), and ...

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    Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR – India)

    First line opened 1875. See India network map . Northeast Frontier Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Lumding, Rangiya, Katihar, Alipurduar and Tinsukia. The Lumding division is to be split, with a new Silchar division to be created covering the south of ...

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    South Eastern Railway (SER – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . South Eastern Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Adra, Chakradharpur, Kharagpur and Ranchi. The network mainly serves the states of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha, serving 353 stations. The South East Central ...

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    North Eastern Railway (NER – India)

    First line opened 1875. See India network map . North Eastern Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Lucknow, Varanasi and Izzatnagar. The network mainly serves the north of Uttar Pradesh and northwest Bihar, with some routes into Uttarakhand; it also handles most ...

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    Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC)

    Opened 2019, India’s 11th metro. Single line serving 21 stations. See Delhi network map. Approved in 2014 with construction begun in 2015, Phase 1 opened on January 25 2019 (29·7 km, 21 stations). It runs from Noida Sector 51, near Delhi Metro’s Blue line/Line 3 Sector 71 station, on an ...

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    Patna Metro Rail Corp

    An initial phase of a metro for Patna, consisting of north-south and east-west routes (31 km, 24 stations), was approved by Cabinet on February 13 2019. The standard gauge network will be electrified at 25kV AC, with opening planned in 2024. On March 10 2020 Delhi Metro Rail Corp ...

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    Varanasi Metro Rail Corp Ltd (VMRCL)

    Metro project on hold. Central government approval for a two-line metro was received in May 2016; however, a review in 2017 and resubmission of the project led to its rejection in June 2018. The line would have run southeast from BHEL via Varanasi Jc station to Banaras Hindu ...

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    Pipavav Railway Corp Ltd (PRCL)

    This public-private partnership, jointly owned by the Ministry of Railways and Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd, was set up to improve access to and from the port of Pipavav by converting Western Railway ’s 250 km metre-gauge Surendranagar–Pipavav line to broad-gauge, construction of a new 20 km link into Pipavav ...

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    Mumbai Rail Vikas Corp (MRVC) Ltd

    MRVC is a joint venture of the Ministry of Railways and the government of Maharashtra and was established in July 1999 to implement the rail element of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP). Faced with extreme overcrowding and network capacity constraints, the project aims to segregate suburban operations from ...

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    Nagpur Metro Rail Corp Ltd

    Opened 2019, India’s 13th metro. Two routes with 16 stations. See Nagpur network map. Government approval for a two-line, 37 station metro was given in February 2014, with the first section of Line 1 opened for limited service on March 8 2019 from Sitabuldi on the south side of the ...

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    South East Central Railway (SECR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . South East Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Nagpur, Bilaspur and Raipur. The network mainly serves the state of Chhattisgarh, but also has extensive lines in southeast Madhya Pradesh and east Maharashtra, ...

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    West Central Railway (WCR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . West Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Jabalpur, Bhopal and Kota. The network mainly serves the state of Madhya Pradesh, but includes the Mathura – Kota – Nagda main line and branches ...

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    North Central Railway (NCR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . North Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Allahabad, Jhansi and Agra. The network mainly serves the southwest of Uttar Pradesh state, but also includes lines in eastern Rajasthan and northern Madhya Pradesh. ...

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    South Central Railway (SCR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . South Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Secunderabad, Hyderabad and Nanded, and also three further divisions at Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal. These are expected to form much of the new South Coast ...