Waltair division will now be history; Railways approves creation of Rayagada Division


Nation First News:  The Ministry of Railways has approved creation of a new zone, South Coast Railway (SCoR), with headquarters at Visakhapatnam and a new division at Rayagada under East Coast Railway (ECoR).

With the setting up of a new railway division a new railway headquarters is set to come up at Rayagada soon.

Oldest Waltair division, currently with the East Coast Railway (ECoR) which has its headquarters in Bhubaneswar, will be split into two parts – with one part to be merged with Vijayawada division and rest will be a new railway division with Rayagada (Odisha) as headquarters.

The Ministry has also requested the General Manager of ECoR to nominate a nodal officer to workout various modalities required for setting up and operationalising the new Rayagada division, which will be completed by August 31.

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