The West Central Railway (abbreviated WCR and पमरे), one of the 16 zones of the Indian Railways, came into existence on 1 April 2003. It is headquartered at Jabalpur.


On 1 April 2003, the West Central Railway was reconstituted from the Jabalpur and Bhopal divisions of the Central Railway zone (CR) and the reorganized Kota of the Western Railway zone (WR).[9]


The zone serves eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, southern Uttar Pradesh, and northeastern Rajasthan state.

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