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Western Railway, an important part of the Indian Railway system, serves the financial capital of India, Mumbai, along with almost entire area of Gujarat and some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Western Railway, has played an important role in industrial, financial and social development of the Western regions of the country.

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Key Statistics of Western Railway

Number of Divisions       : Six

States served            : Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh &  Rajasthan

Staff strength            : more than 1 lakh

Route Kms   

Broad gauge          : 4805.50 kms

Meter gauge          : 1154.96 kms

Narrow gauge        : 558.90 kms

                   Total      : 6519.36 kms


Number of Trains  

Mail/Express          : 490

Passenger/shuttles : 449

          Total                  : 939


Suburban Trains 

12 car              : 1313

15 car              : 54

          Total                 : 1367

Originating Passengers        

Suburban         :       34.74 lakh per day

      Non- Suburban       :       9.21 lakh per day

  Total             :     43.95 lakh per day



Computerised Reservation Centers   : 117 (including 21 at Post offices)


Unreserved Ticketing System                  

Cum Passenger Reservation System   :  143


Computerised Unreserved                : 510 stations

Ticket locations                 


Originating Earnings (2018-19)

         Passenger      :    Rs. 5030.04 crore

 Other Coaching       :    Rs. 515.42 crore

              Goods       :    Rs. 11856.36 crore

              Sundry      :    Rs.  797.18 crore

                    Total              :    Rs. 18199 crore         




Western Railway has the honour of running three Rajdhani trains two from Mumbai and one from Ahmedabad and a Shatabdi train whereas it also connects the western most tip of the country to the rest of land.  WR runs 939 Mail/Express and passenger trains and 1355 suburban trains per day.   

Source : Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 13-07-2019  

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