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SYLLABUS FOR LDCE TRAFFIC (TRANSPORTATION & COMMERCIAL) DEPARTMENT FOR PROMOTION TO GROUP ‘B’ POSTS

A. TRAFFIC (TRANSPORTATION) :-

PAPER-I :

I. GENERAL

 Hierarchical set up and line of control of Operating Dept, at the Divisional, Zonal and Railway Board level.

II. TRAFFIC, TRAIN AND POWER CONTROL ORGANISATION

 Objective and set up of Control Offices.

History of Rail Transport in India

History of Rail Transport in India

The history of rail transport in India began in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1849, there was not a single kilometer of railway line in India. By 1929, there were 66,000 km (41,000 mi) of railway lines serving most of the districts in the country. At that point of time, the railways represented a capital value of some British

Sterling Pounds 687 million, and carried over 620 million passengers and approximately 90 million tons of goods a year. The railways in India were a group of privately owned companies. The military engineers of the East India Company, later of the British Indian Army, contributed to the birth and growth of the railways

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