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About Bhopal Division

Bhopal railway division was formed on 1 July 1987 as part of then the Central Railway. It is the second largest division of West Central Railway in terms of route kms, employee strength and freight earning. It has total 95 stations of different categories. The important stations of this division are Bhopal Jn & Rani Kamlapati in NSG-2 category, Itarsi & Bina Jn in NSG-3, Narmadapuram, Sanchi, Vidisha, Ganjbasoda, Guna, Shivpuri in NSG-4 category stations. Habibganj has been redeveloped as World Class station and renamed as Rani Kamlapati Station and dedicated to the Nation on 15th November, 2021 with passenger friendly facilities like Wi-Fi, Escalators, Air-Concourse.

      Total route and track kilometerage of Bhopal division are 1022 and 2166, respectively. This track is also supported by total 1587 bridges of all dimensions. The geographical extension of Bhopal division lies completely in the state of Madhya Pradesh and  on the map of Indian Railways is Khandwa (excluding) - Itarsi double line electrified BG Sec.;   Itarsi - Bina Triple line electrified BG Sec.;    Bina - Guna  Double line electrified BG Sec.;   Guna - Gwalior (excluding) single line  electrified BG Sec.;   Ruthiyai - Maksi (excluding) single line electrified BG Sec.

           Some important ongoing works falling in Bhopal division are new lines on Ramganjmandi-Bhopal Sec. (262 Km.); and tripling project of Bina-Habibganj-Barkheda-Budni-Itarsi Sec.(total 242 Km) which has been completed in December, 2023. 

          The division has an Electric Loco Shed, having the holding capacity of 196 locomotives for the maintenance of electric locomotives and a Diesel Loco Shed at Itarsiwith capacity of 68 diesel locomotives & 29 Electric Locomotives. The MEMU Shed at Bina was established on 14-04-2021 for scheduled maintenance of MEMU rakes. There are four Carriage and Wagon depots at Bhopal, Habibganj, Bina and Itarsi and one ROH depot at Itarsi for routine overhauling of carriages and wagons.

           39 Mail/Express and 10 Passenger trains originate from Bhopal division. Itarsi Jn is the busiest operational point in the division for both passenger and good trains where a big Marshalling Yard facilitates large scale movement of trains by receiving, sorting, reforming and dispatching them. Itarsi Jn has stoppage of 132 trains daily. 

In FY 2022-23, total earnings of Bhopal division stood at 2035.51 cr in which passenger and freight  earings of stood at 793.78 cr. and 1118.25 cr. respectively. The main freight earning of Bhopal division is from fertilizer (NFL, Vijaypur), POL (BORL, Bina) and food grains from various goods sheds. 

           The work force of Bhopal Division is 14900 (as on Dec 2023). The administration of division also runs WCR senior secondary school at Itarsi, in which total 173 students are studying.

       Bhopal division has many famous tourist and pilgrim spots such as Bhimbetka rock shelter (an archeological site near Bhopal), Bhopal (known for Bhojeshwar temple, Manav Sangrahalaya, Van Vihar, Bhopal taal, Birla temple, Taj-ul-Masajid, Kerwa dam, Ratapani Tiger Reserve), Sanchi (for Stupas), Vidisha (known for Udayagiri caves and Udayeshvara temple) and Madhav National Park near Shivpuri.
Click here to see:- The System Map Of Bhopal Division

General Admin

Devashish Tripathi
Divisional Railway Manager

            Rashmi Diwakar                                                                      Yogesh Kumar Saxena
   ADRM (A&S)                                                                                    ADRM  (O&I) 

Ekta Arora

Saurabh Kataria

A. K. Tomar
Sr. DEN /Co

Ajay Kumar Mathur

Anurag Dutt Tripathi

Dr. Ajay Dongre

Nireesh Kumar Rajput

Vijay Singh

Ravindra Sharma

Pawan Kumar Asati

Signal & Telecom
Dinesh Kumar Kalame

Prashant Yadav

  Facebook ( DRM BPL)                   

 Twitter (O/o The DRM/BPL)                          

Commercial Department  वाणिज्य विभाग

    Divyangjan Application for Smart card  दिव्यांगजन स्मार्ट कार्ड हेतु आवेदन पत्र का प्रारूप




Personnel Department




  Minor registration for compassionate appointment

  Seniority List

  Railway Quarter Registration list for Divisional Office

  Transfer List

  Book of Sections   


  Answer Keys 


 Account Department

   Organization Chart

   Sectional Chart


   Pensioner Booklet

   For NPS Employees (English)    (Hindi

   ARPAN Link (To login/Register in ARPAN by Pensioners of PRE-2016 retiree.)

   PRE - 2016 PPO Enquiry (To enquiry about revised PPO as per 7th CPC for PRE-2016 retiree revision.)


Engineering Department

  Guide lines for Maintenance of LC



  Guide lines for working on TMS

  Mini Yard diagram ET-KNW section

Electrical Department (Loco Shed Itarsi)

   About Loco Shed

   Organization Chart


   Basic Training Centre

   Training Calender 2019

   Good Work Done



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