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# scr.indianrailways.gov.in Goods Guard Question Bank : South Central Railway

Organisation : South Central Railway
Post : Goods Guard
Document Type : Question Bank
Website : scr.indianrailways.gov.in

## SCR Railway Goods Guard Sample Questions

South Central Railway :
Question And Answers For The Post Of Goods Guard :
Q1. How many zones are there on Indian railways? Write them with their head Quarters?
Ans: There are 17 zones on Indian railways (16+01 New Zone i.e Kolkata Metro Railway) and one Private Railway (Konkan Railway)

Related / Similar Question Bank :
South Central Railway Chief Loco Inspector Question Bank

Q2. How many divisions are there on SC Railway and what are they?
Ans: There are six divisions on SC Railway, they are

Q3. What are the Zonal and Divisional Inter change points on SC division? Write them; ,
Ans: The zonal interchange points of SC division, are;
3. Balharshah (cental Railway)

The following are divisionalinter change points on SC division:
1. Moula Ali Hyderabab division
3. Sulehalii Guntakal division
4. Pagidipalli- Bibinagar Guntur division
5. Parli-Vaijyanath Nanded division

Q4. What are the various gauges on Indian Railways and what is the
Inter distance between rails?
Ans: There are three gauges on Indian Railway, they are
2. Meter gauge
3. Narrow gauge
The inter distance between rails are:
1. Broad gauge — 1.676 meters – ( 5’6”)
2. Meter gauge — 1.000 meters – (3’.3”) (3’.8″)
3. Narrow gauge — 0.762 meters — (2’.6”) ,
0.610 meters – (2’.0′)

Q5. Explain the difference between wayv side station and a junction station? ‘ .
Ans: The following are the differences between way side station and a Junction ‘ station.
SI. WAY SIDE STATION JUNCTION STATION
1 These are small stations Most of these stations are big station
2 At these stations two lines of At these stations two or more lines different directions do not meet of different directions meetv
3 These stations normally have two These stations generally have running lines more than two running lines
4 At these stations generally low or These stations normally have high rail level plat forms are provided. level plat forms.
5 At some important stations high At some un important junctions low level plat forms are also provided level plat forms are provided transshipment
6 No passenger transshipment takes passenger takes place at these stations place at these stations
7 Staff working at these stations are Working staff at these stations are normally less generally more.
8 Minimum passenger amenities are Basic and Extra passenger provided at these stations Amenities are provided at these stations.
9 At these stations all the works are At these stations works are dealt by looked after by Station Master various departments except some.
10 Normally these stations have only These stations generally have operating staff i.e., Station more departmental staff such as Master, points man. Etc. C&W, Engg, Commercial clerks etc.
11 PA System, Foot over bridges, PA System, Foot over bridges, Refreshment staff etc. not Refreshment staff etc compulsory. compulsory
Q6. What are the norms for providing passenger amenities? What are the various amenities provided to passengers on medium/ Junction stations?
Ans As per Rly. Board guidelines Passenger Amenities are provided depending on Annual income of the station.
Classified in to Seven types. The are A-1, A, B, C, D, E & F.
‘A-l’ Category – Non suburban with earning above Sixty Crores.
‘A’ Category — Non suburban with earning between 8 to 60 Crores.
‘5’ Category — Non suburban with earning between 4 to 8 Crores. Also important tourist / junction staions nominated by G.M.
‘C’ Category — All Sub—urban stations. ‘
‘D’ Category – Non sub-urban with earnings between 60 lakhs to 4 Croresf
‘E’ Category — Non sub-urban with earnings less than 60 lakhs.
‘F’ Category — Halt stations. ‘
Junction, Tourist and medium stations comes under ‘8’ Category.
PASSENGER AMENITIES PROVIDED AT JUNCTION] MEDIUM STATIONS;
Basic Amenities or Minimum Amenities:
Booking facility – 10
Drinking Water — 12 Taps on each platform
Waiting Hall shed — 50 Sq.Mts
Sitting arrangement – 75 Seas