Minister of Railways: Shri Pawan kumar BansalMinister of State Railways: K.J. Surya Prakash ReddyMinister of State Railways: Adhir Rajan ChowdhuryChairman Railway: Vinay MittalFinancial Commissioner : Vijaya Kanth
Indian Railways is divided into several zones, which are further sub-divided into divisions. The number of zonesin Indian Railways increased from six to eight in 1951, nine in 1952 and sixteen in 2003. Each zonal railway ismade up of a certain number of divisions, each having a divisional headquarters. There are a total of sixty-eightdivisions.Each of the sixteen zones is headed by a General Manager (GM) who reports directly to the Railway Board. Thezones are further divided into divisions under the control of Divisional Railway Managers (DRM). The divisionalofficers of engineering, mechanical, electrical, signal and telecommunication, accounts, personnel, operating,commercial and safety branches report to the respective Divisional Manager and are in charge of operationand maintenance of assets. Further down the hierarchy tree are the Station Masters who control individualstations and the train movement through the track territory under their stations' administration.Central (Mumbai), East Central (Hajipur, Bihar), East coast (Bhupaneshwar, orissa), Eastern (Kolkatta), NorthCentral (Allahabad, UP), North Eastern (Gorakhpur), North Western (Jaipur), North Easter Frontier (Guwahati),Northern (Delhi), South Central (Secunderabad), South East Central (Bilaspur), South Eastern( Kolkata), SouthWestern (Hubli), Southern (Chennai), Western Central (Jabalpur, MP), Western (Mumbai), Metro Railway(Kolkata).
Indian Railways manufactures much of its rolling stock and heavy engineering components at its sixmanufacturing plants, called Production Units, which are managed directly by the Ministry. Popular rollingstock builders such as CLW and DLW for electric and diesel locomotives; ICF and RCF for passenger coaches areProduction Units of Indian Railways. Over the years, Indian Railways has not only achieved self-sufficiency inproduction of rolling stock in the country but also exported rolling stock to other countries. Each of these sixproduction units is headed by a General Manager, who also reports directly to the Railway Board. The sixProduction Units are:-Golden Rock Locomotive workshop (Trichy) (Diesel and Electric Locomotive)Chittranjan Locomotive Works (West Bengal) (Electric Locomotive)Diesel Locomotive works (Varanasi)Diesel Locomotive modernization works (Patiala, Punjab)Integral coach Factory (Chennai)Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala, Punjab)