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Railway Current Affairs

Indian Railways is the world’s largest rail network which coves almost all parts of the India. Railway Current Affairs consist of all kind of jobs and recruitment updates. RRB/ RRC both are lifting the responsibilities to issue Indian Railways Latest News & Updates which is made available both online and offline. We are shortly bringing details on Railway Current Affairs 2016. So, don’t be late to get latest update regarding the same, stay tune with our portal.

The upcoming year 2016 will definitely bring large vacancies of Railway Jobs 2016. The India Railways has various Railway Recruitment Boards located in different regions of the country for conducting recruitment exams for various railway boards.

This Page Includes

  • Railway Recruitment Posts offered 
  • Book of Indian Railways Current Affairs
  • Railway Current Affairs 2016 Questions and Answers
  • Indian Railway Zones

Latest Current Affairs Updates

Railway Recruitment Posts offered to candidates

  • Gazetted: Group ‘A’ and ‘B’)
  • Non-Gazetted: Group ‘C’ and ‘D’)

Group ‘A’ Posts: Group A posts is carried out by UPSC – appointed through Civil Service Exam, Engineering Service Exam, and Combined Medical Service Examination.

Group ‘B’ Posts: These posts are not open to directly. The Group B posts link Section Officers Grade – upgraded posts from Group ‘C’ railway employees on deputation basis.

Group ‘C’ Posts: Technical and Non-Technical cadre posts like Clerk, Station Masterm Ticket Collector, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Engineering posts (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Signal & Telecommunication) etc.

Group ‘D’ Posts: These posts in various disciplines include Trackman, Helper, Assistant Points Man, Safaiwala, Ganman, Peon etc.

Book of Indian Railways Current Affairs 2016

Name of booksAuthor Name
Upkar Railway Recruitment Board ExaminationKhanna &V erma
Traffic Apprentice Editorial boardPratiyogita Darpan
ArthmaticR.S. Aggarwal
Quicker reasoning testUpkar publication
English GrammarWren & martin
Railway Recruitment Board ExamUpkar Publication
Special class Railway ApprenticeUpkar publication
Verbal & non verbal BookR.s Aggarwal
Railway Recruitment Board Examination Technical cadre BooksUpkar Publication

Online Quiz

Railway Current Affairs

1. Where is Railway Staff College situated?

Answer: Baroda

2. What is the width of Broad gauge rail ?

Answer: 1.676

3. Which is the First Electric Train in India ?

Answer: Deccan Queen (Kalyan – Pune)

4. When did Life Line Express (Jeevan Rekha) Started?

Answer: In 1991

5.Which year is declared as “Year of Rail Users” by the Indian Railways?

Answer: 1995

6. Which is the Longest Railway Tunnel?

Answer: Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel (Banihal railway tunnel)

7. Which is the Longest Railway platform in the World?

Answer: Gorakhpur station platform (UP)

8. Which is the train running between India and Bangladesh?

Answer: Maitree Express

9. Which are the states have no Railway?

Answer: Meghalaya and Sikkim (building new railway lines)

10. Which is the World’s oldest working steam locomotive engine (train)?

Answer: Fairy Queen runs in India

11.  What is the width of Narrow gauge rail?

Answer: 0.762

Person in News

12. Where is the Headquarters of Konkan railway?

Answer: Bilapur

13. Which is the fastest train in India?

Answer: Shatabdi Express

14. In which year Indian Railway board established?

Answer: 1905

15. Which is the first Railway station in India?

Answer: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria terminal)

16. Who is the first Indian to present Railway Budget?

Answer: John Mathai

17. Who is the first railway minister in India?

Answer: John Matthai

Current National News

18. Who is the first lady Railway minister of India?

Answer: Mamta Benergy

19. Which is the highest railway station in India?

Answer: Ghum railway station

20. Which is the longest Railway Bridge in India?

Answer: Vallarpadam Bridge (Kerala)

21. What is the slogan of Indian Railway?

Answer: lifeline of the nation

22. Where is the Museum of Indian Railway situated?

Answer:  Chanakyapuri (New Delhi)

Railway Recruitment Boards are present in various parts of the country in cities including following venues:

S. No.Places
7.Kolkata etc.

These boards are responsible for issuing various Railway notifications regarding railway recruitments in various departments and for various profiles.

Indian Railway Zones

The following are the 17 railway zones which have its own authorized websites. They issue recruitment notification time to time on its authoritative website and newspapers.

S. No.Railway Zones in India
1.Western Railway
2.West Central Railway
3.Southern Railway
4.South Western Railway
5.South Eastern Railway
6.South East Central Railway
7.South Central Railway
8.Northern Railway
9.Northeast Frontier Railway
10.North Western Railway
11.North Eastern Railway
12.North Central Railway
13.Kolkata Metro
14.Eastern Railway
15.East Coast Railway
16.East Central Railway
17.Central Railway

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