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Northeast Frontier Railway has Five Divisions namely, Tinsukia, Lumding, Rangiya, Alipurduar & Katihar & at field level these Divisions are directly responsible for Train operations and reports to General Manager. Each of these Divisions is headed by Divisional Railway Manager, a Senior Administrative Grade officer of the rank of Joint Secretary to Government of India. Find out all the details about Northeast Frontier Railway recruitment here.

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  • Recruitment For Sports Quota
    Post Name Scouts Guides Quota No of Vacancy 50 Posts Pay Scale Rs. 5200-20200 - Grade Pay Rs.1800 - Educational Qualification Matriculation or ITI or equivalent or Graduate. Nationality Indian Age Limit 18 to 25 Years as on 01.01.2016 Application Fee Candidates belonging to General OBC category have to pay Rs. 100 - through Indian Postal Order Drawn in favour of FA CAO North Railway, and payable at Maligaon Post Office, Guwahati-781011 and SC ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. How to Apply Interested candidates may apply in Prescribed application form along with all the relevant documents, recent passport size photograph send to Asstt. Personnel Officer Recruitment , Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati 781011 Assam on or before 09.11.2015....

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North East Frontier Railway Jobs

The Northeast Frontier Railway abbreviated as N.F.Railway is one of the 17 railway zones in India. Headquartered in Maligaon, Guwahati in the state of Assam it is responsible for rail operations in the entire Northeast and parts of West Bengal and Bihar.

Railway first entered Assam in 1881 when the Assam Railway and Trading Company began construction of a 65-Km long metre gauge line from Dibrugargh to Makum Collieries in Margherita for the sole purpose of transporting tea and coal. The year 1881 was a landmark year for railways in this region for yet another event and that was the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway with the legendary Toy Train was commissioned.

With the partition of India, the Bengal and Assam Railway had to be re-divided according to the political boundary. As a result of which the Assam Railway was formed and from August 1947, with headquarters at Pandu. To establish an all India rail route, the construction of the Assam Rail Link between Kishanganj and Fakiragram, 142 miles long project was started on a war footing on 26th January, 1948 and completed and opened in December 1949 within a record time. The first passenger train run on January26, 1950.

On April14, 1952 with the regrouping of the Indian Railways, the entire Assam Railway system was amalgamated to from the North Eastern Railway with its HQ at Gorakhpur in UP. Carved out of the unbifurcated NER, the Northeast Frontier was formed in 15th January,1958 with the aim to give greater impetus to the development of the Northeast with its HQ at Maligaon.

The N.F.Railway in under the administrative charge of the General Manager, who reports to Railway Board assisted by heads of departments .It is divided into five divisions-Alipurduar division, Katihar division, Lumding division , Rangiya division and Tinsukia division.

The dedicated service of the railwaymen and the sincere desire to meet the special requirement of this region helped progressively to improve the performance of this railway. The N.F.Railway serves as many as ten states, besides providing interchange facility with Bangladesh and serves as railhead for Nepal and Bhutan.

During the last four-decade, we have been continuously striving towards overall upliftment of this region by taking up numerous projects and executing them successfully.

Construction of Saraighat Bridge, the first rail-cum-road bridge over river Brahmaputra was started on January1958. It was opened to goods traffic in Oct.1962. The then prime minister of India Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru opened passenger traffic on 7th June. The estimated cost of the bridge was Rs.10,65,16,891.00

With the completion of the Saraighat Bridge, a modern era of Rail Transport has dawned in Assam and Northeast India, opening a new horizon of progress and development.

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