Eastern Railway established in 1952 integrated with 4 divisions and all Bengal and Nagpur railways. in 1854 India’s first train start from Howrah to Hooghly with 24 miles . in 1862 its extended up to west bank of Yamuna till Delhi. after that its connect to Calcutta and Delhi train started running between the two cities without bridge on the river by ferrying the coaches on boats across the river. In 1865 Yamuna bridge opened. and Easter railway branch extended from Allahabad to Jubbulpore.
After India’s independence eastern Indian railway split in to six divisions called Howrah, asansol , dinapore, Allahabad, lack now and Moradabad. The authority of eastern railway extended from Howrah to Mughalsarai in north up to visakhapatanam in the south and up to Nagpour in central area. Asansol division was formed 1925 , Dhanabad division 1964 , mughulsari division in 1975 and malda division in 1984 .
Eastern Railway extends to Bangladesh border in the East up to Lalgola, Benapole and Gede. Eastern railway runs 2221 Kilometers from Howrah to sitaramour thru Delhi. The area covered by eastern railway is important to the economy of the country and serving most densely populated region in the country.
Units And Branches of Eastern Railways
- Liluah Workshop
This was Carriage and Wagon Workshop at Liluah was set up in 1900. The coach manufacturing was run up to 1972 and more than 3000 coaches were produced. Wagon manufacturing was discontinued after 1947.
- Kanchrapara Workshop
Kanchrapara workshop started in 1863 by Eastern & Bengal Railway as a combined workshop for repairs to steam locomotives, wooden bodied carriage and wagons.
- Jamalpur Workshop
The Locomotive Engineering Workshop at Jamalpur was established 150 years ago . It enjoys the distinction of being the largest and the oldest locomotive repair workshop .
- Mechanical Signal Workshop
This is Mechanical Signal Workshop situated in Howrah. They manufactures & repairs mechanical signalling gears and electrical and electro-mechanical signalling instruments .
RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE AND VACANCIES
Eastern Railway recruits its staff through three organizations only. It DOES NOT recruit any staff through any agency. the recruitment link is below.
- The posts of Group ‘C’ category in the Head Quarters, Howrah and Sealdah Divisions, Click Here.
- The posts of Group ‘C’ category in the Asanol and Malda Divisions, Click Here.
- The posts of Bottommost / Group ‘D’ category in all the Divisions/Units, Click Here.
PLEASE DO NOT gets trapped in the recruitment temptation of any fake unauthorized organization which might destroy your career and wealth.
All other Eastern railway jobs Click Here