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RATLAM  DIVISION



Ratlam Division of Western Railway came into existence o­n the 15thof August 1956, under Divisionalisation scheme of Indian Railways. The rail link of Ratlam Division has a glorious history of more than 130 years. The Meter gauge section was started way back in 1874 while the Broad Gauge came into existence in 1893.

Ratlam is a major junction and rail division o­n Indian Railways on meter and broad gauge lines. It comes under Western Railways zone of Indian Railways.

 Four major Railway Tracks pass through Ratlam City, these are towards Mumbai, Delhi, Ajmer and Khandwa. 

           Ratlam division is contributing significantly in the development of social and economical conditions of the area by transporting various commodities like Cement, Clinker, Rock Phosphate, Sodium Sulphate, Caustic Soda, Soya de-oiled cake etc. from various loading posts.

ROUTE/ TRACK KM



BG

MG

Route KM

922.73

138.99

Track KM

1783.06

207.18

                  

 

BG

Sections

Electrified Route KM

579.12

GDA-NAD-BPL ,UJN-INDDWX-MKC

Electrified Track KM

1307.76

GDA-NAD-BPL, UJN-IND, DWX-MKC



STATES/ DISTRICTS COVERED

Name of states

Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan

Gujarat

No. of districts involved

15

03

02

Name of Districts

Bhopal

Dewas

Jhabua

Khandwa

Neemuch

Shajapur

Ujjain

Barwani

Indore

Khargone

Mandsaur

Ratlam

Sehore

Dhar

Alirajpur

Chittorgarh

Banswara

Pratapgarh

 

Dahod

Panchmahal

 PLACES OF HISTORICAL/ TOURISM IMPORTANCE

City

 

Rail Head

Places of Importance for Historical/ Religious reasons

1. Mandu

Ratlam (124 KM)

Indore(98 KM)

Palaces of Rani Rupmati and Malwas King i.e. Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Hoshang Shah’sTomb, RoopmatiPavilion.


2. Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar (8 KM)

Hindu Pilgrim, o­ne of 12 Jyotirlingas, Mamleshwar o­n the bank of Narmada river, Holy Ghats at confluence of Narmada and Kaveri rivers.


3. Ujjain

Ujjain

One of the 12 Jyotirlingas Mahakaleshwar, o­ne of the holy cities of Saptapuris & also a sacred place for Kumbh Mela.


4. Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh(8 KM)

The Fort and its underground treasury, Rana Kumbha’s palace, Victory Tower & Temples etc.


5. Indore

 

Indore

Business Centre of M.P.

6.Mhow

 

Mhow

Mhow is Military Hqrs. of war.

Major cantonments.

7.Mandsaur

Mandsaur

Famous for Pashupatinath Temple as at Kathmandu - famous for opium and chalk.







Source : Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 01-03-2017  


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